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Division 4: Termination of higher duties

4.1.34 Early termination of higher duties

  1. In this section, a directing member has the same meaning as in section 4.1.10.

    See: Division 2 section 4.1.10, Directing member

  2. A directing member may direct that a member cease to perform higher duties. The member must be informed of the direction.

  3. A change in the direction to perform higher duties is effective from the later of the following days.

    1. The day that the member is notified of the change.

    2. A later day specified by the directing member.

4.1.35 Termination of higher duties allowance

A member's eligibility for higher duties allowance ends on the earlier of the following days.

  1. The day the direction to perform the higher duties ends.

    Examples:

    1. A member is directed to perform higher duties from 1 March to 15 April. The member's direction ends on 15 April.

    2. A vacancy exists from 1 March to 1 November. The directing member can direct a member to perform higher duties for six months. The member's direction ends on 31 August.

    3. A member is directed to perform higher duties from 1 March to 15 April. On 1 April the directing member ends the direction, and notifies the member. The member's direction ends on 1 April.

    See: Division 2, Direction to perform higher duties section 4.1.16, Maximum period

  2. The day that is the effective date of a new posting or deployment order that moves the member out of the position.

Application to Reservists: Yes.



Forms

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  • AD288, ADF higher duties - direction and payment of allowance

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