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Not sure about Local rules as this has been the case in a number of areas. Providing proof of council tax (or any other documentation evidence) is to provide proof of where your family home is, other wise the "family home" could change from week to week depending on where the SP fancied staying.
Well no, not really. They would not be able to change their address every week would they.
Show where in the JSP 752, it say personnel maintaining the family home, have to provide proof?
Well no, not really. They would not be able to change their address every week would they?
Show me where in the JSP 752, it says personnel maintaining the family home, have to provide proof?
This is not a competition. The JSP is inteperated by the user, if an AGC clerk requests to see proof of residence by means of council tax or any other docs for allowance reasons then you give the clerk the council tax bill and/or the other clerk.
Which surely should not be a problem ...
Who said it was a competition?
There is no interpretation to be had here, the JPS explicitly states, that be personnel who occupy PMP, must provide proof of residency. No such stipulation for personnel who live in the family home exists.
Therefore, any requirement for personnel to provide such proof is made at a local level.
This isn't the same as changing his NOK btw
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Try telling my admin unit that? I had to provide it on posting from one unit to another to prove I was still entitled too.
JPS 752 Article 05.0205 C, states:
Nowhere in the JSP does it say married personnel need to supply any documentary evidence, so therefore, as I have said before, any Units making personnel do so, it's because it's a local rule.
Pop up to your hubby's regimental families office (otherwise known as Unit Welfare Office) and ask them their advice. You could also pop into your local HIVE and see if they have anything to add. It is, quite often, a learning curve; my hubby was exactly the same when it came to all things organisational, but quite often the regiment will prompt soldiers when it comes to things like updating their wills (especially if they're off on tour) The Families Office will also know of any regimental support you can receive when he goes away, maybe there are other wives who live off camp who you can have a chat with? They often organise family Sunday lunches when there's a tour, which aren't much fun if you don't know anyone, but the families office will be able to fill you in on what's going on.
One of the first things I did for my wife was get her a Forces Rail Card - valid for 12 months - paid for itself in 1 month; it gives up to 33% off (almost) all rail travel, including in/through london, on advance purchase and 1st class travel.
As for discounts, most sores ask to see military ID - your husband's green phioto ID, aka, MOD 90 but some don't. often the luck of the draw. Best to take him & his ID out shopping with you!
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