This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette, provide for the award of The New Zealand General Service Medal (Counter-piracy) for service, rendered on or after 1 January 2009, in counter-piracy operations in an area centred on the Arabian Sea.
The regulations specify—
The regulations are made under a Royal Warrant, The New Zealand General Service Medal (SR 2002/226), which instituted The New Zealand General Service Medal to be awarded to members of the New Zealand Defence Force and certain civilians for
“services rendered during war, and both warlike and non-warlike (including peacekeeping) operations commenced since 1 January 2000”.
Date of notification in Gazette: 2 April 2015.
These regulations are administered by the New Zealand Defence Force.