Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God Queen of New Zealand and Her Other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith, to all to whom these Presents shall come, Greeting!
Whereas by a Warrant under Our Sign Manual dated the Twelfth day of March, Two Thousand and One (SR 2001/60), We were pleased to institute a medal, styled and designated
“The East Timor Medal”, for award to members of Our New Zealand Defence Force and certain other persons, and reserved to Ourselves, Our Heirs and Successors, full power of annulling, altering, abrogating, augmenting, interpreting, or dispensing with Our Warrant or any part thereof by a notification under Our Sign Manual:
And Whereas We deem it expedient to make amendments to Our said Warrant relating to the operational area, eligibility, qualifying service, and the period of service required for the award of the medal and clasp:
Now therefore, We do by these Presents ordain that Our said Warrant shall be amended as follows: