Order Respecting the Use of the Laundries Operated by the Canadian Armed Forces
2 In this Order,
Department means the Department of National Defence; (ministère)
laundry means a facility operated by the Department for laundering, dry cleaning or pressing public property; (service de blanchissage)
Minister means the Minister of National Defence. (ministre)
3 Laundries may be utilized with respect to the personal property of
(a) Canadian Forces personnel and their dependents,
(b) civilians employed by the Department, and
(c) civilian employees of contractors performing work for the Department,
when civilian laundry facilities are not available in the area, when the capacity of the laundries will permit the laundering, dry cleaning or pressing of such personal property, when it does not interfere with the laundering and dry cleaning of public property, and providing such service does not entail an increase to establishment or equipment.
4 The personal property of the persons described in section 3 may be accepted for laundering, dry cleaning and pressing by laundries in accordance with rates and conditions prescribed from time to time by the Minister.
5 The personal property of persons described in section 3 may be accepted for pressing at the rate of one-half the price (to the closest five cents upwards) for the complete dry cleaning service of similar items authorized by the Canadian Forces.
6 Claims in respect of loss or damage to personal property accepted for laundering, dry cleaning or pressing shall be settled as follows:
(a) individual claims not in excess of $15 may be settled as prescribed by the Minister;
(b) individual claims in excess of $15 involving the negligence of an officer or servant while acting within the scope of his duties or employment, may be settled pursuant to the provisions of the National Defence Claims Order, 1970;
(c) individual claims in excess of $15 but not in excess of $200 not involving negligence of an officer or servant acting within the scope of his duties or employment, may be settled as prescribed by the Minister; and
(d) individual claims in excess of $200 not involving negligence of an officer or servant acting within the scope of his duties or employment, are to be settled in each case as authorized by the Treasury Board.
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