(a)Emergency Leave of Absence.—
(b)Limitations.—An emergency leave of absence under this section—
(c)Qualifying Emergency.—In this section, the term “qualifying emergency”, with respect to a member of the armed forces, means a circumstance that—
(1) is due to—
a medical condition of a member of the immediate family of the member; or
any other hardship that the Secretary concerned determines appropriate for purposes of this section; and
Regulations prescribed under this section by the Secretaries of the military department shall be as uniform as practicable and shall be subject to approval by the Secretary of Defense.
(e)Definitions.—In this section: