In accordance with section 15 of the Burial and Cremation Act 1964 (“Act”), I hereby give the following notice.
- I declare service: at the New Zealand Embassy, Moscow, in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, later known as the Russian Federation, between 1 August 1978 and 31 July 1992, to be operational service for the purposes of the Act.
- This entitles any member of the New Zealand Armed Forces or 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 April 2018.
Hon RON MARK, Minister for Veterans.