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3.5.4 Purpose

3.5.5 Definitions

3.5.6 Member eligible for a bonus

3.5.7 Member who is not eligible for a bonus

3.5.8 Offer of a bonus

3.5.9 Factors that are considered before a bonus is offered

3.5.10 Effective service for the purpose of the bonus

Guidance

In the total workforce system, continuous full-time service may be described as service in Service category 6 or 7. A member who is in Service category 3, 4 or 5 who is also on Service option C is also on continuous full-time service.

Guidance

Examples for Item 2: Recreation leave, full pay long service leave.

Examples for Item 3: Leave without pay, maternity leave without pay.

Example for Item 4: Long service leave at half pay.

Examples for Item 6: Leave without pay, maternity leave without pay.

3.5.11 How the offer is accepted

3.5.12 Transfer in from another bonus

3.5.13 Payment of the bonus

3.5.14 Member leaves scheme

Guidance

Example: The member is terminated because of medical unfitness, or dies.

Guidance

In the total workforce system, the Permanent Forces may be said to comprise members in Service categories 6 and 7. The Reserves may be said to comprise members in Service categories 2, 3, 4 and 5.

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