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8.1 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 —


(gb) 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 10, 11, 12, 13 or 14 of Schedule 2 to that Act during the period specified in that item and whose first service in the Defence Force began on or before 14 May 1985;