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This instrument is the Chief of Defence Force Directions and Authorisations in relation to the Administration of the ADF Cadets.
Administered by: Defence
General Comments: For a transitional provision relating to the repeal of this instrument, see section 9 of the Chief of the Defence Force Directions and Authorisations (Administration of ADF Cadets) 2019.
Registered 25 Oct 2016
Date of repeal 29 Jan 2019
Repealed by Chief of the Defence Force Directions and Authorisations (Administration of ADF Cadets) 2019

 

Chief of the Defence Force Directions and Authorisations (Administration of ADF Cadets) 2016

 

Defence Act 1903

 

I, Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin, AC, Chief of the Defence Force, make the following directions and authorisations using powers vested in me under Part V of the Defence Act 1903.

 

 

Dated this     23          day of   June                 2016

Signed by Mark Binskin

MD Binskin, AC

Air Chief Marshal

Chief of the Defence Force

 

 

 

 

  

  

  


1                 Name of direction

                   This document is the Chief of the Defence Force Directions and Authorisations (Administration of ADF Cadets) 2016.

2                 Commencement

                        The directions and authorisations in this document commence on 1 July 2016.

3                 Authority

                   I make these directions and authorisations using my powers under:

                   (a) section 62 of the Defence Act 1903;

                   (b) subsections 62A(3) and 62A(4) of the Defence Act 1903.

4                 Cancellation of previous directions

                   I cancel any previous directions, authorisations and delegations, however described, I have provided to the Vice Chief of the Defence Force, to a Service Chief, or to any other member of the Australian Defence Force, in relation to the administration of the ADF Cadets.

5                 Directions to Vice Chief of the Defence Force

              1.  I direct the Vice Chief of the Defence Force to establish policy requirements that apply to the ADF Cadets. In particular, the Vice Chief of the Defence Force is to establish policy requirements dealing with:

                   a.  the acceptance of persons to be officers, instructors or cadets in the ADF Cadets, and circumstances when acceptance will be cancelled;

                   b.  standards of behaviour required of officers, instructors and cadets in the ADF Cadets;

                   c.  suitability screening of people who are, or volunteer to be, involved in the ADF Cadets; and

                   d.  any other matters relating to the ADF Cadets.

              2.  I direct the Vice Chief of the Defence Force with input from the three Service Chiefs to prepare a report on the administration of the ADF Cadets for my consideration, as soon as possible after the end of each financial year and for inclusion in the Defence Annual Report.

6                 Directions to Service Chiefs

              1.  I direct the Chief of Navy to administer the Australian Navy Cadets in accordance with the policy requirements established by the Vice Chief of the Defence Force.

              2.  I direct the Chief of Army to administer the Australian Army Cadets in accordance with the policy requirements established by the Vice Chief of the Defence Force.

              3.  I direct the Chief of Air Force to administer the Australian Air Force Cadets in accordance with the policy requirements established by the Vice Chief of the Defence Force.  

7                 Direction to Australian Defence Force members

                   I direct Australian Defence Force members who are assisting the Vice Chief of the Defence Force or a Service Chief in the administration of the ADF Cadets to do so in accordance with the policy requirements established by the Vice Chief of the Defence Force.

8                 Authority to accept and cancel persons as officers, instructors and cadets

    I authorise ADF members, APS Defence employees and officers and instructors in the ADF Cadets to accept or cancel the acceptance of a persons on my behalf as officers, instructors or cadets in the ADF Cadets in accordance with the policy requirements established by the Vice Chief of the Defence Force.

 

Note: Payments to ADF Cadets are authorised by the Defence (Payments to ADF Cadets) Determination 2016, made under section 62B of the Defence Act 1903.