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Part 3 : Travel costs for short-term duty overseas

13.3.1 Purpose

This Part sets out how a member who travels on short-term duty overseas may use an official charge card (the Defence travel card) to pay their reasonable travel costs.

13.3.2 Basis

Use of the travel card is based on the principle that a member will neither gain nor lose financially when they travel on Defence business.

13.3.3 Contents

This Part includes these Divisions and Annex.

Division 1 Rates, limitations and specific situations

Division 2 Equipment costs

Annex 13.3.A Travel costs:

   Part 1: Brigadier or higher

   Part 2: Colonel or lower

13.3.4 Member eligible to use the travel card

Subject to this Part, a member on short-term duty overseas is eligible to use the travel card to pay the cost of meals, accommodation, incidentals and equipment.

13.3.5 Member not eligible to use the travel card

A member on short-term duty overseas is not eligible to use the travel card while they are on either of the following types of leave.

  1. Recreation leave.

  2. Long service leave

Application to Reservists: Yes.




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