New Zealand General Service Medal (Korea 1954-57) Regulations
New Zealand General Service Medal (Korea 1954-57) Regulations 2002
Pursuant to the Royal Warrant (SR 1992/101) dated 7 May 1992 (as altered by the Royal Warrant (SR 1997/153) dated 4 August 1997) instituting and creating the New Zealand General Service Medal, Her Majesty the Queen has been pleased to make the following regulations.
These regulations are the New Zealand General Service Medal (Korea 1954-57) Regulations 2002.
These regulations come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette.
- Korea 1954-57
- The award of the New Zealand General Service Medal in bronze with the Clasp "KOREA 1954-57" in bronze is approved.
- The Medal and the Clasp are awarded subject to the Royal Warrant and to regulation 4.
- Qualification for award
A person qualifies for the award of the Medal and the Clasp who has served during the period beginning on 27 July 1954 and ending with 31 December 1957 in Korea, its adjacent waters, or Japan if -
- that service was as a member of the New Zealand Army (within the meaning of the New Zealand Army Act 1950), the Royal New Zealand Air Force (within the meaning of the Royal New Zealand Air Force Act 1950), or the Royal New Zealand Naval Forces (within the meaning of the Navy Act 1954); and
- that service included a period of service as part of the British Commonwealth Forces, attached to the United Nations Unified Command in one of the following:
- on the posted strength of a unit or formation; or
- while posted for duty in HM Ships of the Royal Navy or HMNZ Ships of the Royal New Zealand Navy; or
- while seconded or on exchange with a Commonwealth or foreign defence force; and
- one of the following applies:
- that service was for 30 days or more, continuous or aggregated; or
- that service was ended, before the completion of 30 days, due to death or evacuation owing to illness or injury or a disability arising from that service; or
- that service was less than 30 days' service, but the person was given a royal honour for gallantry in Korea, its adjacent waters, or Japan.
Under 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 authorised to award the New Zealand General Service Medal with the Clasp "KOREA 1954-57" to any person who is qualified for the award of that Medal with the Clasp "KOREA 1954-57".
The New Zealand General Service Medal (Korea 1954-57) Regulations 1998 (SR 1998/193) are revoked.
Dated at Wellington this 23rd day of July 2002.
Mark Burton, Minister of Defence.
Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989. Date of notification in Gazette: 1 August 2002. These regulations are administered in the New Zealand Defence Force.
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