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Monday, 1 December 2008
Page: 12051

Debate resumed from 24 November, on motion by Mr Bruce Scott:

That the House:

(1)   reaffirms the definition of ‘veteran’ as set out by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs;

(2)   endorses the ‘Continuous full time service determination’ signed on 28 August 1998 by the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs enabling members of the Citizen Military Forces (CMF) who served in Vietnam to meet the definition of ‘veteran’;

(3)   encourages the Department of Veterans’ Affairs to:

(a)   recognise claims by CMF members from that date; and

(b)   take appropriate measures to contact servicemen and women to whom the determination applies with a view to retrospective payment.