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63.6.1 Declarations of hazardous service under the VEA

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Area

Date of Declaration

Date of Commencement

Iran/Iraq – service in the waters of Gulf of Iran and the Gulf of Oman west of line joining Rass-El-Hadd and the southern end of the Iran Pakistan border, and the countries littoral to those waters, to a maximum distance inland of 50 km from the high water mark.

25 September 1992

Between:
17 November 1986 and
28 February 1989

Gulf War – transit from last port of call in Australia to Operational Area

17 May 1991

From and including:
2 August 1990 to and including 9 June 1991

Gulf War – transit from last port of deployment to Operational Area

17 May 1991

From and including:
2 August 1990 to and including 9 June 1991

Gulf War in Iraq and Turkey – service with Allied Forces providing humanitarian aid to Kurdish refugees in Iraq and in the area of Turkey south of latitude 38? north

22 October 1991

Service commencing on the day of arrival in the area specified, and ending on the day of departure from the specified area.

Gulf War – service in former operational area after cessation of period of operational service.

22 October 1991

After 8 June 1991

Iraq – service with UN Special Commission for the destruction of Weapons of Mass Destruction in Iraq, whilst in Iraq.

22 October 1991

Service commencing on the day of arrival and ending on the day of departure.

Afghanistan – service with the United Nations Office for Coordinating Assistance to Afghanistan (UNOCA) or the United Nations Mine Clearance Training Team (UNMCTT) in Afghanistan.

25 September 1992

From 8 June 1991

Cambodia – service in the area comprising Cambodia and the areas in Laos and Thailand that are not more than 50 kilometres from the border with Cambodia.

9 November 1993

On or after:
8 October 1993

Mozambique – service as part of United Nations humanitarian operations while in the in area comprising Mozambique

1 August 1994

On or after:
12 July 1994

Rwanda – service as part of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda (UNAMIR) while in the area comprising Rwanda and the areas in Uganda, Zaire, Burundi and Tanzania that are not more than 50 kilometres from the border with Rwanda.

5 August 1994

On or after:
25 July 1994

Haiti – service while in the area comprising Haiti, as part of the United States of America led Multi-national force operating in that area.

21 November 1994

On or after:
17 September 1994