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10.3.1 Purpose

10.3.2 Member this Part applies to

10.3.3 Payment of clothing benefit


Examples of clothes that can be reimbursed include items required for formal and business events such as business suits (including pants and skirts), sports jackets, collared business shirts, blouses, dresses and ties.

Items purchased for casual events, or to support travel, such as shoes (including boots), underwear, hair accessories, jeans, chinos and polo shirts, will not be reimbursed. Tailoring services and laundering costs will also not be reimbursed.


Itemised receipts are required for reimbursement.

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