Queen's Regulations and Orders for Canadian Cadet Organizations (QR Cadets) Chapter 7 - Financial
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Section 1 – entitlements - cadet instructors and civilian instructors
- 7.01 pay and allowances - cadet instructors
- 7.02 pay and allowances - civilian instructors
- 7.03 - 7.09 not allocated
Section 2 – entitlements - cadets
- 7.10 transportation and travelling expenses - cadets
- 7.11 meal expenses - cadets
- 7.12 funeral expenses - cadets
- 7.13 training bonus - cadets
- 7.14 compensation for loss or damage to personal property - cadets
- 7.15 pay - staff cadets
- 7.16 - 7.19 not allocated
Section 3 – miscellaneous financial benefits
- 7.20 contingency grant - cadet corps
- 7.21 band grant - cadet corps
- 7.22 band grant - training centres
- 7.23 - 7.29 not allocated
Section 4 – loss or theft of public funds
- 7.30 loss or theft of public funds
- 7.31 - 7.99 not allocated
7.01 PAY AND ALLOWANCES - CADET INSTRUCTORS
A cadet instructor is entitled to pay and allowances and other financial benefits at the rates and under the conditions prescribed in QR&O for an officer of the Reserve Force when performing Class "A" Reserve Service, Class "B" Reserve Service or Class "C" Reserve Service.
(1) Subject to paragraph (2) and to any limitations prescribed by the Chief of the Defence Staff, a civilian instructor is, for each day of cadet duty, entitled to pay and allowances and to other financial benefits at the rates and under the conditions prescribed in QR&O for an officer of the Reserve Force on Class "A" Reserve Service, as if he or she were such an officer.
(2) For the purposes of determining the rates and conditions under which the entitlement under paragraph (1) is payable, a civilian instructor shall be treated as if he or she were an officer of the rank referred to in his or her employment agreement, employed:
(a) on Class "A" Reserve Service when performing cadet duty in circumstances equivalent to those prescribed in QR&O article 9.06; and
(b) on Class "B" Reserve Service when performing cadet duty in circumstances equivalent to those prescribed in QR&O article 9.07.
[7.03 - 7.09: not allocated]
7.10 - TRANSPORTATION AND TRAVELLING EXPENSES - CADET
(1) A cadet, when travelling on authorized duty, is entitled to transportation, accommodation and travelling expenses at rates and under conditions prescribed for a private of the Reserve Force in QR&O Chapter 209, Sections 1, 2, 3 and 4.
(2) Travelling expenses are not authorized for a cadet travelling or performing duties not sanctioned or sponsored by the Canadian Forces.
(Subject to any limitations prescribed by the Chief of the Defence Staff, a cadet who attends a parade or exercise over a meal hour is entitled to a meal at Government expense. If a meal is required, and cannot be provided from Government sources, the cadet shall be paid a meal expense at a rate and under conditions as prescribed in QR&O 210.83 as if he or she is a member of the Reserve Force on Class "A" Reserve Service.
When a cadet dies while on cadet duty or as a direct result of illness or injury attributable to cadet duty, the funeral and burial expenses involved may be paid at the rates and under the conditions prescribed in QR&O Chapter 210, Section 3, as if he or she were a member of the Reserve Force (see QR(Cadets) article 8.23).
A cadet, other than a staff cadet, who is on a training course, sea cruise or exchange program authorized by the Chief of the Defence Staff may be paid a bonus at a rate and of a duration to be determined by the Chief of the Defence Staff, but not to exceed $60 per week up to a maximum of $360 for each course, cruise or program.
A cadet is entitled to receive compensation for loss of or damage to personal property attributable to the performance of cadet duty. Compensation is payable at the rates and under the conditions prescribed for a private of the Reserve Force in QR&O Chapter 210, Section 1.
(1) Pursuant to article 7.13 (Training Bonus - Cadets), a staff cadet is not entitled to any payment of a cadet training bonus but is entitled, subject to any limitations prescribed by the Chief of the Defence Staff, to be paid, in accordance with paragraph (2), for each day of employment at a camp established to conduct cadet summer training.
(2) For the twelve-month period commencing June 1, 2005 and for each twelve-month period thereafter, the daily rate of pay for a staff cadet appointed to a cadet rank referred to in the table to this article shall be determined by multiplying the applicable percentage for the cadet rank, by the daily rate of pay on June 1 of an officer cadet of incentive pay category basic in Table "B" to Compensation and Benefit Instructions for the Canadian Forces 204.52 (Pay - Officers - Other Than Officers on Performance Pay).
(3) The rates of pay determined under paragraph (2) shall not take into consideration any retroactive or other change in the applicable officer cadet rate of pay which may be made after June 1 of a given twelve-month period.
(4) The rates of pay determined under paragraph (2) shall be rounded to the nearest dollar and $0.50 shall be rounded down to a full dollar.
|Serial||Sea Cadets||Army Cadets||Air Cadets||Percentage|
|1||Able Cadet or Leading Cadet
||Cadet Corporal or Cadet Master Corporal
||Leading Air Cadet or Cadet Corporal
|2||Petty Officer Cadet, 2nd Class
|3||Petty Officer Cadet, 1st Class
||Cadet Warrant Officer
||Cadet Flight Sergeant
|4||Chief Petty Officer Cadet, 2nd Class
||Cadet Master Warrant Officer
||Cadet Warrant Officer, Class 2
|5||Chief Petty Officer Cadet, 1st Class
||Cadet Chief Warrant Officer
||Cadet Warrant Officer, Class 1
[7.16 - 7.19: not allocated]
7.20 - CONTINGENCY GRANT - CADET CORPS
(1) Subject to paragraph (2), for the purpose of promoting the efficiency of a cadet corps, a contingency grant at an annual rate not exceeding $8.00 per cadet may be paid, in respect of the average number of cadets recorded as present, or who, although not present are recorded as absent by reason of sickness or other unavoidable cause, for designated parades pursuant to orders and instructions prescribed by the Chief of the Defence Staff.
(2) The annual amount of contingency grant payable in respect of a cadet corps shall be:
(a) as determined by the Chief of the Defence Staff, having regard to the maximum rate prescribed in paragraph (1),
(i) the efficiency of the cadet corps as certified by the region commander, and
(ii) the average corps parade strength as certified by the region commander; and
(b) abated by such amount as the Chief of the Defence Staff or the region commander may order to make good deficiencies in, or damage to, materiel.
(3) The contingency grant shall be paid to the commanding officer of a cadet corps or the local sponsor in accordance with instructions issued by the Chief of the Defence Staff.
(1) Subject to paragraph (2), a band grant at an annual rate of $7.50 may be paid in respect of each instrument played by a cadet in an authorized band at the annual ceremonial parade, to be used to defray the cost of music, minor repairs to, and maintenance of instruments and other miscellaneous expenses.
(2) The maximum number of instruments in any cadet band for which the grant may be paid shall not exceed 27.
(3) The band grant shall be paid to the commanding officer of a cadet corps or the local sponsor in accordance with instructions issued by the Chief of the Defence Staff.
(1) The commanding officer of a cadet summer training centre established to conduct music training may be paid an annual grant of $15.00 for each instrument used at the centre, to be used for minor repairs, purchase of reeds, oils and music, maintenance of instruments and other miscellaneous expenses.
(2) Any unexpended balance of the band grant shall be refunded to the Receiver General for Canada on March 31st following the date of the closing of the centre
[7.23 - 7.29: not allocated]
7.30 - LOSS OR THEFT OF PUBLIC FUNDS
(1) When any person discovers a loss, theft, or deficiency of public funds, he or she shall report the matter immediately to the commanding officer of the cadet corps or training centre.
(2) The commanding officer shall, immediately on receipt of the report mentioned in paragraph (1), report the loss, theft or deficiency to the region commander.
[7.31 - 7.99: not allocated]
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