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Information Circular No 45/2017: Amendment to A Admin Instruction – Part 10

By Industrial Relations Officer

Following negotiations between PDFORRA, Military Management and C&A Branch, D COS Sp. has signed an amendment to A Admin Instruction Part 10 which removes the requirement for personnel enlisted after 17 Feb 2006 and who are seeking re-engagement in service (12 to 21 Years) to have: “successfully completed and passed all courses to qualify to […]

Information Circular No 44/2017: Clarification – Advancement in Pay Scales – Private 3 Star / Able Seaman

By Industrial Relations Officer

PDFORRA wish to advise our members that clarification has been sought from the Department of Defence as to the position of advancement in increment/advancement to next point of pay scale for Private 3 Star / Able Seaman. The Department advises that in accordance with DFR S3 – Para 67, personnel will be advanced in increment/point […]

Information Circular No 43/2017: Changes to Leave Allowances

By Industrial Relations Officer

Further to a the submission of a claim earlier this year, the Department of Defence have agreed to apply the terms of DPER Circular 01/2017 to those members of the Defence Forces represented by PDFORRA. The Circular provides for the following: (a)        Where there is the death of a spouse (including a cohabiting partner), child […]


Information Circular No 42/2017: Payment Date – Arrears Instructors Allowance – EUTM – Mali

By Industrial Relations Officer

PDFORRA wish to advise our members who participated in EUTM Mali on Instructional Duties, that the Association has been informed by the Department of Defence that the processing of payments of Instructors Allowance Arrears will be paid on the 06th  December 2017. Any PDFORRA member who participated in EUTM Mali on Instructional Duties experiencing difficulties […]

Information Circular No 41/2017: Processing of Claims for PTR and AF 180’s – as Indicated by DJ4

By Industrial Relations Officer

A letter was issued in 2011 by D Admin, instructing that all personnel attending courses will process their PTR claims through their home units with the exception of Officers attached to the Military College for the purposes of senior and junior Command & Staff courses. In relation to personnel undertaking the TT scheme the procedure […]

Information Circular No 40/2017: Timely Payment of Duty Allowances

By Industrial Relations Officer

It has been brought to the attention of PDFORRA HQ that some members are experiencing delays in the payment of Security Duty Allowance (SDA) and similar type payments. While the exact reasons for the delays in payment are unknown to the personnel concerned, PDFORRA believe that all members have an entitlement to be remunerated within […]