Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act

Version of section 6 from 2002-12-31 to 2014-11-27:


Marginal note:Other officers

  •  (1) The officers of the Force, in addition to the Commissioner, shall consist of

    • (a) Deputy Commissioners,

    • (b) Assistant Commissioners,

    • (c) Chief Superintendents,

    • (d) Superintendents,

    • (e) Inspectors,

    • (f) [Repealed, R.S., 1985, c. 8 (2nd Supp.), s. 3]

    and such other ranks as are prescribed by the Governor in Council.

  • Marginal note:Maximum number

    (2) The maximum number of officers in each rank shall be as prescribed by the Treasury Board.

  • Marginal note:Commissions

    (3) The Governor in Council may

    • (a) appoint any person to the rank of an officer;

    • (b) authorize the issue of a commission under the Great Seal to an officer on the officer’s first appointment to the rank of an officer;

    • (c) by way of promotion appoint an officer to a higher rank; and

    • (d) by way of demotion appoint an officer to a lower rank.

  • R.S., 1985, c. R-10, s. 6
  • R.S., 1985, c. 8 (2nd Supp.), ss. 3, 24(E)
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