Reserve Forces Training Leave Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1050)

Regulations are current to 2015-10-27

Reserve Forces Training Leave Regulations

C.R.C., c. 1050


Regulations Respecting Training Leave for Reserve Forces


 These Regulations may be cited as the Reserve Forces Training Leave Regulations.


 In these Regulations,


“Act” means the National Defence Act; (Loi)


“Reserves” means that component of the Canadian Forces referred to in the Act as the reserve force. (réserve)


 Any person employed in the public service of Canada may be granted leave of absence

  • (a) during the period that, as a member of the Reserves, he is required to be absent from his civil position while

    • (i) taking annual training,

    • (ii) attending essential service parades,

    • (iii) on duty necessitated by the declaration of a disaster pursuant to section 34 of the Act,

    • (iv) on duty with his unit to combat a local emergency such as flood or fire when a disaster has not been declared,

    • (v) on duty or reserve training when called out or ordered for duty or training pursuant to section 33 of the Act,

    • (vi) taking a prescribed course for the purpose of qualifying for a higher rank;

  • (b) during the period that he is required to be absent from his civil position while serving as an officer or instructor in any of the authorized cadet organizations of Canada, for the purposes set forth in subparagraphs (a)(i), (ii) and (vi); and

  • (c) during the period that he is attending as a delegate meetings of service associations or the conference of Defence Associations.

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), every person granted leave pursuant to subparagraph 3(a)(i), (ii), (iii) or (iv), or paragraph 3(b) or (c), shall be paid one rate of pay only, either civil pay or Canadian Forces pay and allowances appropriate to his military rank and status.

  • (2) Nothing herein contained shall preclude an employee from receiving Canadian Forces pay in addition to his civil pay for any period of service performed pursuant to these Regulations while he is on annual or vacation leave.

 Leave to be granted pursuant to subparagraph 3(a)(v) or (vi) shall be subject to the approval of the deputy head of the department of government or the officer in charge of the branch of the public service in which the applicant for such leave is employed and, when granted, shall be without pay.

 Where an employee elects to be paid civil pay for service performed other than during annual or vacation leave, a certificate in the form provided for the purpose shall be completed and distributed as indicated thereon.

 Any person who is injured or is incapacitated because of illness while on leave of absence pursuant to these Regulations shall not, except as provided by subsection 4(2), be paid civil pay in addition to the pay and allowances provided for the period of hospitalization and incapacitation in regulations made by the Governor in Council under the Act; if such person is granted sick leave with pay pursuant to the Public Service Terms and Conditions of Employment Regulations or other such regulations as may be applicable, he may be paid such part of his civil pay as, when added to the said pay and allowances, will equal the amount of his civil pay.