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Division 2: Basic recreation leave

5.4.7 Purpose

This Division sets out basic recreation leave entitlements and conditions.

5.4.8 Basic recreation leave credit

  1. A member may accrue up to a maximum credit of 20 days basic recreation leave a year.

  2. Leave credit accrues fortnightly and is credited on each payday.

  3. A member's fortnightly leave credit is calculated using the following formula.

  4. fortnightly leave credit = (10 minus NEF) times (max divided by 260)


    NEF is days of non-effective service in the fortnight.

    max is 20, being the annual maximum for basic recreation leave.

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

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