Sexual misconduct and Operation HONOUR orders, policies and directives

Orders, policies and directives issued by the Canadian Armed Forces related to sexual misconduct and Operation HONOUR.

CDS Intent and Operation Orders

Operation HONOUR was initiated by a Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Operation Order in 2015. The mission has been continually refined to reflect developments and lessons learned.

Policies and procedures

  • The Operation HONOUR Manual – The Manual serves as interim policy on sexual misconduct in the CAF. It is a comprehensive guide with definitions, tools and resources for responding to sexual misconduct and supporting those affected.
  • Sexual Misconduct Incident Management Decision Tree – Step-by-step directions for managing disciplinary and administrative processes and providing victim support for reported incidents.


Defence administrative orders and directives

The following Defence Administrative Orders and Directives (DAODs) provide detailed direction for the administration of personnel with respect to sexual misconduct.

Military justice policies and directives

The following policies and directives were issued by the Judge Advocate General (JAG) and Director of Military Prosecutions (DMP) with respect to sexual misconduct.

Related orders and directives

These items relate to sexual misconduct but are not specific to Operation HONOUR.

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