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7.1 DSH Legislation


The relevant provisions of subsection 4(1) are:

Eligible person means a person who —

(a) is an Australian soldier;


and includes a widow, widower or dependent parent of a person specified in any of the paragraphs (a) to (g) of this definition;

Australian Soldier  ... includes


(ga) a person who, as a member of the Defence Force or as a member of a unit of the Defence Force, was allotted for duty within the meaning of subsection 5B(2) of the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986 in the operational area described in item 9 of Schedule 2 to that Act during the period specified in that item;