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This Chapter sets out the benefits and conditions for the various kinds of leave available to members.

Savings provisions


For the purpose of these savings provisions, Defence Determination means the Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service, as in force immediately before 1 July 2023.

Savings - approved leave

A member who had been approved to take, or is on, one of the following types of leave under the Defence Determination on 1 July 2023 continues to be eligible to take that leave as though the changes made to the leave on 1 July 2023 had not occurred.

  1. Compassionate leave.

  2. Examination leave.

  3. Travelling leave.

  4. Pre-deployment leave.

  5. Leave to attend civilian court proceedings.

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