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S.R. 1995/246

THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL (CAMBODIA) REGULATIONS 1995

Elizabeth R.

PURSUANT to the Royal Warrant dated the 7th day of May 1992 instituting and creating the New Zealand General Service Medal [S.R. 1992/101], Her Majesty the Queen has been graciously pleased to make the following regulations.

REGULATIONS

1. Title and commencement

  1. These regulations may be cited as the New Zealand General Service Medal (Cambodia) Regulations 1995.
  2. These regulations shall come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette.

2. CAMBODIA

  1. The award of the New Zealand General Service Medal in bronze with the clasp “CAMBODIA” in bronze is hereby approved.
  2. The Medal and the clasp shall be awarded, subject to the Royal Warrant and to regulations 3 and 4 of these regulations, to those members of the New Zealand Defence Force who have been posted or attached to the Cambodian Mine Action Centre in Cambodia.

3. Qualifications for award
A member of the New Zealand Defence Force who has been posted or attached to the Cambodian Mine Action Centre in Cambodia qualifies for the award of the Medal and clasp if that member, while so posted or attached,

(a) Has had, after the 1st day of March 1994, 30 days or more of service, not necessarily continuous; or
(b) Has, after the 1st day of March 1994, had his or her period of service ended, before the completion of 30 days, by

(i) Death; or
(ii) Evacuation owing to wounds or other disability due to service; or

(c) Has, after the 1st day of March 1994, been given for gallantry in the operations, on a specific occasion during the period of posting or attachment (being a period not amounting to 30 days),

(i) A Royal Honour, Decoration or Medal, of the status of a British Empire Medal or above; or
(ii) A Queen's Commendation.


4. Qualifications for award to seconded personnel
A member of the New Zealand Defence Force, who, while seconded or attached to the Defence Force of another country, has served, after the 1st day of March 1994, with the Cambodian Mine Action Centre in Cambodia, shall, if his or her service after that date with that Mine Action Centre has not been recognised by the award of a medal, qualify for the Medal and clasp under regulation 3 of these regulations.

5. Delegation
Pursuant to clause 11 (2) of the Royal Warrant, the Chief of Defence Force or a Chief of Staff acting for the Chief of Defence Force is hereby authorised to award the New Zealand General Service Medal with the clasp “CAMBODIA” to any member of the New Zealand Defence Force who is qualified for the award of that Medal with the clasp “CAMBODIA”.


Dated at Wellington this 3rd day of November 1995.

Warren Cooper, Minister of Defence.

Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.
Date of notification in Gazette: 6 November 1995.
These regulations are administered in the Ministry of Defence.

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