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Division 1 : Member on Defence co-operation program or project

13.4.3 Member this Division applies to

  1. This Division applies to a member serving for a period overseas on one of these projects.

    1. A Defence co-operation program or project.

    2. A similar program or project approved by the CDF.

  2. The CDF must consider all these criteria.

    1. The duties performed by the member.

    2. The circumstances in which the program or project is conducted.

    3. The duration of the program or project.

    4. Any other relevant factor.

Persons who can make the decision under paragraph 13.4.3.1.b on behalf of the CDF:
Integrated Travel Solutions Director

13.4.4 Member this Division does not apply to

A member is not eligible under this Division if they are eligible for maritime disability allowance.

13.4.5 Allowance if meals not provided

  1. This section applies to the member during part or all of their stay at a location overseas. Both these conditions must be met.

    1. The member does not stay in a hotel or other commercial lodging, or living-in accommodation.

    2. The member is not provided with food.

  2. The member is eligible for these benefits for the period.

    1. An allowance for the costs that the CDF considers reasonable for food and drinks, excluding alcohol.

    2. Half the normal rate for incidentals under Part 3, Travel costs for short-term duty overseas.

      See: Part 3, Travel costs for short-term duty overseas

  3. For paragraph 2.a, the CDF must consider all these criteria.

    1. The cost the member incurred for food and drinks.

    2. The member's welfare and dietary needs.

    3. The cost and availability of supplies at the place where the member is on duty, and alternative sources of supply.

    4. The cost of transporting goods to the member.

    5. Any other factor relevant to the member's situation.

Persons who can make the decision under paragraph 13.4.5.2.a on behalf of the CDF:
Integrated Travel Solutions Director

13.4.6 Allowance for supplementary dietary needs

  1. The CDF may decide that the food provided to a member does not satisfy ordinary dietary needs. If so, the member may be reimbursed food costs incurred in meeting those needs.

  2. When making a decision, the CDF must consider all these criteria.

    1. The quantity and quality of the food provided.

    2. The ordinary dietary requirements of someone serving in the member's circumstances.

    3. Any other factor relevant to the food provided.

Persons who can make the decision under subsection 13.4.6.1 on behalf of the CDF:
Integrated Travel Solutions Director

Application to Reservists: Yes.




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