QR&O: Volume I - Chapter 5 Duties and Responsibilities of Non-Commissioned Members
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- 1 August 2015 - Replaced : Reference after subparagraph 5.01(a)
- 23 April 2009 - Amended : Article: 5.01
- 5 June 2008 - Amended : Article: 5.01
- ARCHIVED - Historical version for the period of 1 August 2015 to 19 June 2022
- ARCHIVED - Historical version for the period 23 April 2009 to 31 July 2015.
- ARCHIVED - Historical version for the period 5 June 2008 to 22 April 2009.
- ARCHIVED - Historical version for the period 3 October 1986 to 4 June 2008.
5.01- GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF NON-COMMISSIONED MEMBERS
A non-commissioned member shall:
- become acquainted with, observe and enforce
- the National Defence Act,
- the Security of Information Act, (5 June 2008)
- QR&O, and
- all other regulations, rules, orders and instructions that pertain to the performance of the member's duties;
- afford to all persons employed in the public service such assistance in the performance of their duties as is practical;
- promote the welfare, efficiency and good discipline of all who are subordinate to the member;
- ensure the proper care and maintenance and prevent the waste of all public and non-public property within the member's control; and
- report to the proper authority any infringement of the pertinent statutes, regulations, rules, orders and instructions governing the conduct of any person subject to the Code of Service Discipline, except if they are made aware of the infringement in the context of a restorative engagement program organized by the Department, the Canadian Forces or on behalf of either of them.
(M) [9 May 2008 effective 5 June 2008; 25 May 2022 – (e)]
Article 19.15 (Prohibition of Reprisals) prohibits the taking of reprisals, or directing that any be taken, against any person who has, in good faith, reported to a proper authority any infringement of the pertinent statutes, regulations, rules, orders and instructions governing the conduct of any person subject to the Code of Service Discipline, made a disclosure of wrongdoing or cooperated in an investigation carried out in respect of such a report or disclosure.
(C) (23 April 2009)
(5.02 TO 5.99 INCLUSIVE: NOT ALLOCATED)
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