The CDF may grant a member up to forty hours leave in a leave year to attend examinations for a course of study.
1A. Examination leave and another type of leave may not be granted on the same day.
Exception: Short absence may be granted on the same day as examination leave.
The course of study must be one for which the member received Commonwealth financial assistance to pay fees.
The forty hours leave do not include Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.
Examination leave may only be granted for the specific hours of the examination and a reasonable period for local travel to and from the examination.
Persons who can make the decision under subsection 188.8.131.52 on behalf of the CDF:
Supervisor not below WO2(E)/APS 4, in the member's direct chain of command or supervision.
Application to Reservists: Yes, on continuous full-time service.