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3.6.1 Overview

3.6.2 Definitions

3.6.3 Member this Part applies to


In the total workforce model, a member of the Permanent Forces may be described as a member in Service category 6 or 7.


In the total workforce system, a member of the Reserves on continuous full-time service may be described as a member in Service category 3, 4 or 5 and Service option C.

3.6.4 Situations that delay service


Example: A member on leave without pay.

3.6.5 Considerations before an offer is made

3.6.6 Deliberately differentiated offer

3.6.7 How the offer is accepted

3.6.8 Member does not complete the period of agreed service

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