A special mission is defined in subsection 5C(1) to mean:

  • a mission that in the opinion of the [glossary:Commission:545] was of special assistance to the Commonwealth in the prosecution of a war to which the [glossary::373] applies.

Only the Repatriation Commission can make a decison on what constitutes a special mission.  Refer to Departmental Instruction C47/2002 for further information on Special Missions.