DAOD 7016-0, Pardons


1. Introduction

Date of Issue: 1998-08-31

Application: This is an order that applies to members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).

Supersession: CFAO 19-33, Pardons - Criminal Records Act

Approval Authority: This DAOD is issued under the authority of the Judge Advocate General (JAG).

Enquiries: Director Law Military Personnel (D Law Mil Pers) or the nearest JAG representative

2. Policy Direction

Policy Statement

2.1 When a pardon is granted to a member under the Criminal Records Act, the service records of that member shall be amended.

Requirements

2.2 The commanding officer (CO), Chief of Military Personnel (CMP) and Vice Chief of the Defence Staff (VCDS) shall cause the service records of that member to be amended as required.

3. Authority

Authority Table

3.1 The following table identifies the authorities responsible for implementing the policy.

When a pardon is granted to a member … is/are authorized to amend …

a CO

unit service records of that member.

CMP and VCDS

centrally held service records of that member.

4. References

Acts, Regulations, Central Agency Policies and Policy DAOD

  • Criminal Records Act

Other Reference

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