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The New Zealand General Service Medal (Somalia) Regulations

S.R. 1994/75

THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL (SOMALIA) REGULATIONS 1994

ELIZABETH R.

PURSUANT to the Royal Warrant [S.R. 1992/101] dated the 7th day of May 1992 instituting and creating the New Zealand General Service Medal, 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 (Somalia) Regulations 1994.
    2. These regulations shall come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette.
  2. SOMALIA -
    1. The Award of the New Zealand General Service Medal in bronze with the clasp “SOMALIA” in bronze is hereby approved.
    2. The Medal and the clasp shall be awarded subject to the Royal Warrant and to regulation 3 of these regulations, to those members of the New Zealand Defence Force who, at any time since the commencement of the 26th day of December 1992, have been attached to the Unified Task Force in Somalia.
  3. Qualifications for award -
    1. A member of the New Zealand Defence Force who has been so attached qualifies for the award of the Medal and the clasp if that member, while posted or attached to the New Zealand Defence Force deployed with the Unified Task Force in Somalia, -
      1. Has had, since the commencement of the 26th day of December1992, 30 days or more of service, not necessarily continuous; or
      2. Has had, since the commencement of the 26th day of December 1992, a period of service that ended, before the completion of 30 days, by -
        1. Death; or
        2. Evacuation owing to wounds or other disability due to service.
    2. A member of the New Zealand Defence Force who has been so attached qualifies for the award of the Medal and the clasp if that member -
      1. Has, since the commencement of the 26th day of December 1992, been posted or attached to the New Zealand Defence Force deployed with the United Task Force in Somalia; and
      2. Has 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), -
        1. A Royal Honour, Decoration or Medal, of the status of a British Empire Medal or above; or
        2. A Queen's Commendation.
  4. 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 “SOMALIA” To any member of the New Zealand Defence Force who is qualified for the award of that Medal with the clasp “SOMALIA”.

Dated at Wellington this 27th day of April 1994.

WARREN COOPER,
Minister of Defence.

Issued under the authority of the Regulations Act 1989.
Date of notification in Gazette: 5 May 1994.
These regulations are administered in the Ministry of Defence.

WELLINGTON NEW ZEALAND: Printed under the authority of the New Zealand Government - 1994

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