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CONSOLIDATED NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 769/96

Volunteer War Service Medal Regulations
under the
Volunteer War Service Medal Act, 1993
(O.C. 96-116)

Under the authority of section 7 of the Volunteer War Service Medal Act, 1993 and the Subordinate Legislation Revision and Consolidation Act , the Lieutenant-Governor in Council makes the following regulations.

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Short title

        1. These regulations may be cited as the Volunteer War Service Medal Regulations.

204/81 s1

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Definition

        2. In these regulations "Act" means the Volunteer War Service Medal Act, 1993.

204/81 s2

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Application for medal

        3. A veteran or relative of a veteran who wishes to apply for a medal under the Act shall complete an application in the form prescribed by the minister and send the application form together with any statutory declarations that are required under section 4 or 5 to the Department of Veterans Affairs (Canada) for confirmation that the details on the application form are correct.

204/81 s3

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Application by relative

        4. Where the person applying for a medal is not a veteran but is a relative of a veteran, the person applying shall complete a statutory declaration as prescribed by the minister.

204/81 s4

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No overseas duty

        5. Where a veteran did not participate in overseas duty, the person applying for a medal shall complete a statutory declaration as prescribed by the minister.

204/81 s5

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Medal for deceased veteran

        6. Where a veteran who would be eligible to receive a medal under the Act was killed during the Second World War or has died since the end of that War, a medal may be awarded to a relative of that veteran according to the following order of priority:

             (a)  surviving spouse;

             (b)  eldest surviving child;

             (c)  eldest surviving parent; and

             (d)  eldest surviving brother or sister.

204/81 s6

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Repeal

        7. The Volunteer War Service Medal Regulations, 1981, Newfoundland Regulation 204/81, are repealed.