5019-2 Administrative Review and Relief from Performance of Military Duty
Cadets and Junior Canadian Rangers Group Order (CJCR Gp O)
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Date of Issue: 2020-09-15
Date of Verification: n/a
Application: This is an order that applies to members of the Canadian Armed Forces serving within the CJCR Gp and COATS members serving outside of the CJCR Gp.
Approval Authority: This order is issued under the authority of the Comd CJCR Gp.
Office of Primary Interest (OPI): CJCR Gp DCOS Sp
Enquiries: CJCR Gp HQ J1
|Abbreviation||Complete Word or Phrase|
|NOI||Notice of intent|
|PRC/VSS||police record check/vulnerable sector screening|
|RFMD||relief from performance of military duty|
3.1 Each CAF member is required to maintain professional standards of conduct and performance. When an incident, a special circumstance or a professional deficiency occurs that calls into question the viability of a CAF member’s continued service, an administrative action may be appropriate.
3.2 IAW DAOD 5019-2, Administrative Review, an AR is the process to determine the most appropriate administrative action, if any, in such a case. Depending on the circumstances, it may be necessary to concurrently recommend a RFMD.
3.3 All recommendations for an AR or RFMD for CAF personnel serving within the CJCR Gp must be sent to the Comd CJCR Gp. Comd CJCR Gp will engage with Director Military Careers Administration.
3.4 All recommendations for RFMD must be accompanied by a recommendation for an AR.
3.5 A COATS member who is subject to an AR, may be posted to a CISS position and held there until the results of the AR are known. Once the results are known, the RCSU CO may post the member to an active position or initiate release proceedings.
3.6 A P Res or COATS member who is subject to an AR or RFMD and is posted to a new position must revert to their substantive rank.
3.7 A P Res or COATS member who is subject to an AR or RFMD and remains in their current position may be required to revert to their substantive rank.
4.1 A recommendation package for an AR or RFMD must include the following:
|AR Conduct||AR Performance||AR MEL||RFMD|
|A recommendation letter from the RCSU/HQ CO to the Comd CJCR Gp, including the reasons for the request, and comments on the continuity of the current employment (for Class A or B paid service).||X||X||X||X|
|In the recommendation letter, include recommended course of action WRT Acting WSE rank.||X||X||X|
|In the recommendation letter, include confirmation that there are no ARs or investigations on the member.||X||X||X|
|In the recommendation letter, include confirmation if the CAF member is currently nominated for an REO and include a copy of the REO message.||X||X||X|
A copy of the member’s Guardian MPRR with the following areas highlighted:
|A copy of all remedial measures (initial counseling, recorded warning, counseling and probation).||X||X||X|
|A copy of the member’s conduct sheet.||X||X||X|
|A copy of all related SIRs and CCIRs.||X||X||X|
|A copy of all court documents (civilian or military).||X||X||X|
|A copy of the member’s PRC/VSS.||X||XX||X|
|A copy of verification of former service indicating the release item.||X||X||X|
|A copy of the voluntary release request or information related to any other release item underway.||X||X||X||X|
|A copy of member’s SOU and route letter.||X||X||X||X|
|A copy of any correspondence WRT decorations/medals/commendation under review.||X||X||X||X|
|NOI to recommend release.||X||X||X|
|Member’s representation to NOI.||X||X||X|
5.1 The authority who relieves a CAF member from the performance of military duty must order that the CAF member return to duty when the circumstances giving rise to the decision to relieve the member from the performance of military duty are no longer present. In circumstances where the Comd CJCR Gp is the authority, the RCSU/HQ CO will submit a letter outlining the change in circumstances and will provide any source documentation.
6.1 CJCR Gp DCOS must track all AR and RFMD recommendations and active files, including potential and anticipated recommendations. The national tracking mechanism will include all files involving CAF members serving within the CJCR Gp and all COATS members serving outside of the CJCR Gp.
6.2 AR and RFMD will be reported to the Comd CJCR Gp on a monthly basis. Therefore, the national tracking mechanism must be kept up-to-date at all times by the RCSU/HQ J1 staff, and with direct oversight by the RCSU/HQ CO.
Frequency of Publication
7.1 Annual or more frequent review and updates, as required.
Errors/Omissions or Suggestions
7.2 Users of CJCR Gp Orders are encouraged to identify any errors, omissions or suggested orders to the attention of CJCR Gp HQ J1 Policy.
- DAOD 5019-2, Administrative Review
- DMCA Website
- QR&O 19.75, Relief From Performance of Military Duty
- QR&O 101.09, Relief From Performance of Military Duty – Pre and Post Trial
- CANFORGEN 112/14, Amendment – Decentralization of Authorities Related to Remedial Measures and Administrative Actions
- CANFORGEN 134/12, Decentralization of Authorities Related to Remedial Measures and Administrative Actions
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