In accordance with section 15 of the Burial and Cremation Act 1964 (“the Act”), I hereby give the following notice.
N o t i c e
- I declare service within the territorial limits of the Republic of Iraq and the air space above it on or after 4 November 2014 to 31 December 2017 to be operational service for the purposes of the Act.
- This entitles any member of the New Zealand Defence Force covered by this declaration (and their spouse, civil union partner or de facto partner) to have their remains buried in the part of any cemetery set aside by a local authority for the burial of:
- members of Her Majesty’s Forces that have undertaken operational service; and,
- the spouses, civil union partners and de facto partners of members of Her Majesty’s Forces that have undertaken operational service.
Dated this 28th day of May 2015.
Hon CRAIG FOSS, Minister of Veterans’ Affairs.