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Guidance

From DFRT Determination No. 11 of 2013

B.9.1 Purpose

B.9.2 Definitions

B.9.3 Member this allowance applies to

B.9.4 Conditions for eligibility for maritime disability allowance

B.9.4A Qualifying periods of maritime service

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Example: A member starts a period of maritime service at 0900 on Monday and completes it at 1600 on Friday of the same week. The member completes their qualifying period on Wednesday and is counted as completing three days of maritime service. Thursday is counted as one whole day of maritime service. Friday is counted as one whole day of maritime service under subsection B.9.4B.2. The member is counted as completing five days of maritime service.

Guidance

Example: A member starts a period of maritime service at 0900 on Monday and completes it at 1600 on Friday of the same week. The member completes their qualifying period on Tuesday and is counted as completing two days of maritime service. Wednesday and Thursday are counted as two whole days of maritime service. Friday is counted as one whole day of maritime service under subsection B.9.4B.2. The member is counted as completing five days of maritime service.

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Example: If a member has been accommodated ashore at an intermediate port of call during the voyage aboard the vessel.

B.9.4B Qualified periods of maritime service

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Example: A member finishes a period of maritime service. Thirty-six hours later, the member is directed to perform another period of maritime service. The member is not required to meet the qualifying period under either paragraph B.9.4.2.b or paragraph B.9.4.3.b for this second period of maritime service.

B.9.5 Annual rates of allowance

B.9.6 Daily rates of allowance

B.9.7 Interactions with other allowances

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