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Part 4: Recreation leave

5.4.1 Purpose

This Part has these purposes.

  1. To set out these conditions of service for a member.

    1. The accrual of recreation leave credits each fortnight.

    2. The conditions on which a period of recreation leave may be granted to a member.

  2. To encourage commanding officers and members to manage recreation leave effectively.

5.4.2 Contents

This Part includes the following Divisions.

Division 1 Purpose, eligible members and definitions

Division 2 Basic recreation leave

Division 3 Additional recreation leave

Division 4 Extra recreation leave

Division 5 Purchased recreation leave

Division 6 Additional recreation leave for training ('trainee leave')

Division 7 Administration and payment for recreation leave

Division 8 Payment or transfer of recreation leave credit

Annex 5.4.A Remote locations within Australia – additional recreation leave

Annex 5.4.B ADF request to purchase recreation leave

Application to Reservists: Yes, on continuous full-time service.

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