Orders, policies and directives related to sexual misconduct
Orders, policies and directives related to sexual misconduct that applies to Department of National Defence (DND) employees and/or members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).
DAODs and related tools
The following Defence Administrative Orders and Directives (DAODs) provide detailed direction for the administration of personnel with respect to sexual misconduct.
- DAOD 9005-1, Sexual Misconduct Response
- Sexual Misconduct Incident Management Decision Tree – Step-by-step directions for managing disciplinary and administrative processes and providing victim support for reported incidents.
- DAOD 5012-0, Harassment Prevention and Resolution (updated January 2017)
Related orders and directives
These items relate to sexual misconduct but are not specific to Operation HONOUR.
- QR&O article 4.02, General Responsibilities of Officers
- QR&O article 5.01, General Responsibilities of Non-Commissioned Members
- Criminal Code
- Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act
- Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations Involving Defence Team Public Service Employees
- Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention Interim Policy
- Disclosure of Wrongdoing – Guidelines for DND Managers and Employees and CAF Supervisors and Members
- DAOD 5019-1, Personal Relationships and Fraternization
- DAOD 5019-2, Administrative Review
- DAOD 5019-4, Remedial Measures (updated July 2014)
- DAOD 5019-7, Alcohol Misconduct
- DAOD 5044-4, Family Violence
- DAOD 5046-0, Alternative Dispute Resolution
- DAOD 5047-1, Office of the Ombudsman
- DAOD 5026-0, Civilian Grievances
- DAOD 7024-0, Disclosure of Wrongdoings in the Workplace
- DAOD 7024-1, Internal Procedures for Disclosure of Wrongdoings in the Workplace
- DAOD 7026-1, Management of Administrative Investigations
- CDS Guidance to Commanding Officers and their Leadership Teams (accessible only on the National Defence network)
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.
- 002 Pre-Charge Screening (PDF, 370 KB)
- 003 Post-Charge Review (PDF, 418 KB)
- 004 Sexual Misconduct Offences (PDF, 246 KB)
- 007 Responding to Victims’ Needs (PDF, 225 KB)
- 008 Plea, Trial and Sentence Resolution Discussions (PDF, 221 KB)
- 012 Witness Interviews (PDF, 236 KB)
CDS Intent and Operation Orders for Operation HONOUR
Operation HONOUR has now culminated; however, these orders remain in effect until further direction about the close out is issued.
- Directive for the Institutionalization of the Operation Honour Tracking and Analysis System (OPHTAS) (September 2019)
- CDS Intent – Operation HONOUR (December 2018)
- CDS Directive – Retention of Members Affected by HISB (June 2018)
- FRAGO 004 to CDS Op Order – Operation HONOUR (March 2018)
- FRAGO 003 to CDS Op Order – Operation HONOUR (December 2016) – Cancelled by CANFORGEN – 049/19 – Clarification on the definition of sexual misconduct and appropriate administrative actions (April 2019) – (accessible only on the National Defence network) CANFORGEN 049/19 has been cancelled by CANFORGEN 150/20 013/20 (November 2020)
- FRAGO 002 to CDS Op Order – Operation HONOUR (December 2016)
- FRAGO 001 to CDS Op Order – Operation HONOUR (March 2016)
- CDS Operation Order – Operation HONOUR (August 2015)
- CDS Initiating Directive – Sexual Misconduct and Harassment Prevention and Response in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) (February 2015)
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