From DFRT Determination No. 11 of 2013
Boarding party allowance compensates members for the disabilities associated with boarding a target vessel.
This table defines terms used in this Division
|boarding party||Includes a holding or steaming party.|
Means a foreign vessel that is in any of the following circumstances.
Boarding party allowance may apply to a member of the Permanent Forces or Reserves.
A member who is required to board a target vessel as a member of a boarding party is eligible for boarding party allowance.
A member eligible under section B.10.4 is to be paid the daily rate of boarding party allowance listed at item 7 of table 1 in Part F of this Determination for each day on which they board a target vessel.
Note: The boarding party allowance is only payable to a member once for each day, regardless of the number of times the member boards a target vessel that day
See: Part F, Allowance rates
To remove doubt, boarding party allowance and a rate of maritime disability allowance may both be paid for the same period.
Boarding party allowance is not payable to a member for any day on which the member is entitled to a rate of deployment allowance under Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service.
See: Chapter 17 Part 7 Division 1, Deployment allowance
Other allowances may exclude eligibility for payment of boarding party allowance.