A range of leave types are available to a member for specific events that happen during a leave year.
This Part does not apply to a member on Reserve service.
Note: In the total workforce model, a member of the Reserves on Reserve service may be described as a member in Service category 3, 4 or 5. A member on Service option C is not a member of the Reserves on Reserve service.
Leave under this Part does not accrue. Leave or other absence that is not taken at the time of the specific event does not attract a credit for later use.
For a member on a flexible service determination, leave under this Part can only be taken during the member's pattern of service.
A member must apply for leave using Form AD097, ADF Leave Application. They can find it on the Defence Publishing Service Web Forms system.
One leave application may be used for multiple types of leave. However, if different approving authorities are required to sign for the different types of leave, separate leave forms must be used for each type of leave.
Examples: Recreation leave, long service leave, leave without pay.
Application to Reservists: Yes, in certain circumstances.
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