COMBINED CADET FORCE: SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

INDEX TO SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

Combined Cadet Force Regulations

COMBINED CADET FORCE REGULATIONS

[Currency mentioned in this regulation should be re-denominated as stipulated under S 4 of Re-denomination Act, 2012, read with S 29 of Bank of Zambia Act, 1996.]

Arrangement of Regulations

   Regulation

   1.   Title

   2.   Interpretation

   3.   Designation and grading of ranks within the Cadet Force

   4.   Formation of contingents

   5.   Establishment of officers

   6.   Appointment, etc., of chief petty officers

   7.   Appointment of officers

   8.   Promotion and suspension of officers

   9.   Resignation of officers

   10.   Placing of officers on supernumerary list

   11.   Pay of officers

   12.   Annual allowances of officers

   13.   Leave of absence for officers

   14.   Appointment of cadets as cadet officers

   15.   Appointment of cadets to warrant and non-commissioned rank

   16.   Dismissal of cadets

   17.   Training year

   18.   Eligibility to join

   19.   Discipline at parades

   20.   Publication of criticism

   21.   Redress of wrongs

   22.   Boards of inquiry

   23.   Guards of honour and public functions

   24.   Issue and preservation of Government property

   25.   Issue of clothing to officers and chief petty officers

   26.   Rations

   27.   Illness and injury in the course of duty

   28.   Death in the course of duty

   29.   Benefits on death or disability

   30.   Training and proficiency

   31.   Standards of proficiency

      SCHEDULE

[Regulations by the President]

SI 95 of 1965,

186 of 1966.

 

1.   Title

These Regulations may be cited as the Combined Cadet Force Regulations.

 

2.   Interpretation

In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires–

"contingent" means a contingent of the Cadet Force established under section 8 of the Act;

"contingent commander" means any officer appointed under regulation 4 to command a contingent;

"officer", for the purposes of these Regulations, means a person commissioned as such in the Cadet Force and an officer of the Auxiliary Air Force, appointed to an air cadet contingent by the Air Commander under the provisions of paragraph (e) of sub-regulation (1) of regulation 5, but shall not include a cadet officer;

"Territorial Force" shall have the meaning assigned to it under section 2 of the Defence Act.

 

3.   Designation and grading of ranks within the cadet force

   (1) The ranks within the Cadet Force shall be–

      (a)   in a contingent providing training through the medium of army instruction, the ranks specified in the first column of the Schedule;

      (b)   in a contingent providing training through the medium of sea instruction, the ranks specified in the second column of the Schedule;

      (c)   in a contingent providing training through the medium of air instruction, the ranks specified in the third column of the Schedule.

   (2) The rank specified in any item of the Schedule shall be inferior to any rank specified in the preceding item and superior to any rank specified in a succeeding item.

   (3) The rank specified in the first column of any item of the Schedule shall be the equivalent of the rank specified opposite thereto in the second column and the third column of that item and any reference in these Regulations to any such latter rank shall be construed as including a reference to any such equivalent rank.

 

4.   Formation of contingents

   (1) A contingent providing training through the medium of army instruction (hereinafter referred to as an "army cadet contingent") shall–

      (a)   consist of one or more platoons;

      (b)   be commanded by an officer appointed by the Army Commander.

   (2) A platoon shall consist of not more than twenty-eight army cadets, of whom one cadet may be a cadet second lieutenant appointed under regulation 14, three cadets may be cadet sergeants, and three cadets may be cadet corporals.

   (3) A contingent comprising two platoons or more may, in addition, be granted authority to raise a band consisting of not more than twenty cadets, of whom one cadet may be a cadet drum major. The musicians shall comprise one bass drummer, one tenor drummer, four side drummers, one cymbalist and twelve buglers, of whom two may be cadet sergeants, and two cadet corporals.

   (4) The Army Commander may form any number of army cadet contingents into a unit which shall be commanded by an officer appointed by the Army Commander to command that unit in a rank not higher than major.

   (5) A contingent providing training through the medium of sea instruction (hereinafter referred to as "a sea cadet contingent") shall–

      (a)   consist of such number of sea cadets as may be declared from time to time by the Army Commander, and in the event not less than fifty sea cadets, of whom two cadets may be cadet acting sub-lieutenants, appointed under regulation 14, two may be cadet petty officers and six may be cadet leading seamen;

      (b)   be commanded by an officer appointed by the Army Commander.

   (6) A contingent providing training through the medium of air instruction (hereinafter referred to as an "air cadet contingent") shall–

      (a)   consist of one or more flights;

      (b)   be commanded by an officer of the Auxiliary Air Force appointed by the Air Commander.

   (7) A flight shall consist of not more than twenty-one cadets, of whom one cadet may be a cadet sergeant and three may be cadet corporals.

   (8) The Air Commander may form any two or more flights into a squadron, in which one cadet may be a cadet flight sergeant.

   (9) The authorised contingents shall be as published in the Gazette from time to time.

 

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