A member can be permitted to live in. This kind of permission is called a licence.
Note: A licence under this Part does not come in the form of a paper document.
See: Section 7.4.4, Definitions, for the definition of licence.
A licence to occupy living-in accommodation can be granted by the Commonwealth as represented by the Department of Defence, or by the contracted service provider that manages the accommodation that is subject to the licence.
A licence to live in is granted subject to conditions that must be complied with.
Related information: Section 7.4.6, Conditions for licence to live in – easy guide
A member's licence to live in has the following conditions.
The licence may be terminated by changes in circumstances.
Chapter 1 Part 5 section 1.5.2, Change in member's circumstances
Division 2 section 7.4.14, Revoking a licence to live in
Division 3 section 7.4.17, Change in member's rank group
Division 3 section 7.4.18, CDF may decide that accommodation is unsuitable
Division 4 section 7.4.31, Failure to make contributions
The licence may be varied.
Related information: Division 3 section 7.4.17, Change in member's rank group.
The licence may be revoked, terminated or varied by changes to this Part.
No compensation is payable if a licence is revoked, terminated or varied under subsection 4.
The conditions that relate to a licence to live in are described throughout this Part and Annex 7.4.A.
See: Annex 7.4.A, Licence to live in
The following table provides a quick reference guide for this Part.
|A.||About the licence|
|1.||Definitions||Sections 7.4.4 and 7.4.5|
|2.||Condition reports||Section 7.4.13|
|3.||What is a licence to live in?||Section 7.4.A.1|
|4.||Start of a licence to live in||Section 7.4.A.6|
|5.||Permitted use||Section 7.4.A.7|
|6.||When a licence to live in ends||Section 7.4.A.22|
|7.||What happens if a member fails to comply with the licence to live in||Section 7.4.A.24|
|9.||Licence to live in – Quick guide||Annex 7.4.A Part 1|
|10.||What happens if you don't comply with the conditions of the licence||Section 7.4.A.5|
|11.||Conduct and values||Section 7.4.A.9|
|12.||Right to own room||Section 7.4.19|
|13.||Exemptions from contribution||Division 5|
|14.||What you get||Section 7.4.A.2|
|15.||Conduct – security||Section 7.4.A.14|
|16.||Access to a member's room||Section 7.4.A.18|
|17.||What you must do and not do||Section 7.4.A.3|
|18.||Care of the living-in accommodation||Section 7.4.A.8|
|19.||Absence from the accommodation||Section 7.4.A.21|
|20.||Vacating the accommodation||Section 7.4.A.23|
|21.||Conduct of visitors to your accommodation||Section 7.4.A.17|
|22.||Swapping rooms||Section 7.4.A.19|
|23.||Member who can live in||Section 7.4.7|
|24.||Member required to live in||Section 7.4.8|
|25.||Member who may choose to live in||Section 7.4.9|
|26.||Licence to live on a ship||Section 7.4.42|
|27.||Accommodation on board for seagoing member||Section 7.4.43|
|28.||Accommodation ashore for seagoing member||Section 7.4.44|
|29.||Accommodation and contributions for seagoing member on temporary duty||Section 7.4.47|
|30.||Member required to share room||Section 7.4.19|
|E.||Care of the property|
|31.||Care of the living-in accommodation||Section 7.4.A.8|
|32.||Conduct – animals||Section 7.4.A.10|
|33.||Conduct – damage||Section 7.4.A.11|
|34.||Responsibility for living-in accommodation||Section 7.4.12|
|35.||Conduct – disturbance||Section 7.4.A.12|
|36.||Conduct – lighting, heating and cooking||Section 7.4.A.13|
|37.||Conduct – security||Section 7.4.A.14|
|38.||Conduct – smoking||Section 7.4.A.15|
|39.||Conduct – vehicles||Section 7.4.A.16|
|40.||Moving furniture and fittings||Section 7.4.A.20|
|41.||Contribution for living-in accommodation||Division 4|
|42.||Contributions for accommodation ashore – member without dependants||Section 7.4.45|
|43.||Contribution for accommodation ashore – ship is uninhabitable||Section 7.4.46|
|44.||Accommodation and contributions for seagoing member on temporary duty||Section 7.4.47|
Application to Reservists: Yes, on continuous full-time service.
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