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Visiting Forces Attachment and Serving Together Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1597)

Regulations are current to 2020-10-21

Visiting Forces Attachment and Serving Together Regulations

C.R.C., c. 1597

VISITING FORCES ACT

Regulations Respecting the Attachment and Serving Together of Personnel under Part VI of the Visiting Forces Act

Short Title

 These Regulations may be cited as the Visiting Forces Attachment and Serving Together Regulations.

Interpretation

 In these Regulations "Act" means the Visiting Forces Act.

Attachment and Serving Together

 Every member of the Canadian Forces shall, for the purpose of Part VI of the Act, unless the Chief of the Defence Staff otherwise directs, be placed at the disposal of the service authorities of any country to which Part VI of the Act has been declared to be applicable, for the purpose of being attached temporarily to an armed force of that country, for the period during which he is

  • (a) under appropriate arrangements, on the staff of or attending any school or training unit,

  • (b) on the staff of or a patient in any hospital or convalescent establishment,

  • (c) appointed to or detailed for duty in any ship, vessel, formation, unit, detachment or establishment, or

  • (d) in transit, or awaiting passage, in any ship, vessel or other conveyance,

that is comprised in or under the control of an armed force of that country serving either within or without that country.

 Every member of an armed force of any country to which Part VI of the Act has been declared to be applicable, who is placed at the disposal of the Governor in Council by the service authorities of that country for the purpose of temporary attachment to the Canadian Forces shall for the purposes of Part VI of the Act, unless those authorities otherwise direct, be attached temporarily to the Canadian Forces, whether serving within or without Canada, for the period during which he is

  • (a) under appropriate arrangements, on the staff of or attending any school or training unit,

  • (b) on the staff of or a patient in any hospital or convalescent establishment,

  • (c) appointed to or detailed for duty in any formation, station, unit or detachment, or

  • (d) in transit, or awaiting passage, in any ship, vessel or other conveyance,

that is comprised in or under the control of the Canadian Forces.

 The statutes relating to the Canadian Forces shall apply to every member of another force attached to the Canadian Forces pursuant to Part VI of the Act and these Regulations, except that any provision of any such statute respecting superannuation, pensions or veterans benefits shall not apply to such member.

 Where any component, unit or other element of the Canadian Forces is serving in the same place or in company with any part of an armed force of any country to which Part VI of the Act has been declared to be applicable, the component, unit or other element shall be deemed to be serving together with that part of the armed forces of that country.

 
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