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POLICIES AND GUIDELINES OF NOVA SCOTIA/NUNAVUT COMMAND THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION
 
As amended to January 2017

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

SECTION I – INTRODUCTION

SECTION II – ADMINISTRATION
1. Office Hours
2. Deceased Notification
3. Executive Council E-Mail Voting Policy
4. Distribution of Sub-Executive and Executive Council Meeting Minutes
5. Holding of Committee Meetings
6. Correspondence
7. Executive Council Meetings
8. Branch President – (Amended FC May 2008)
9. Deputy District & Zone Commanders
10. Deputy District Commander
11. Elections – District & Zone
12. Nominating Oneself to Office
13. Branch Assistance
14. Workplace Harassment
15. Memorandum of Agreement to Establish Nova Scotia/Nunavut Command
16. Districts and Zones
17. District Commanders – Terms of Reference
18. Zone Commanders – Terms of Reference
19. Guidelines for Command Management Board
20. Responsibilities of the Management Board
21. How Long Should A Management Board Be In Position

SECTION III – STAFF
1. Leave
2. Christmas and New Year’s Leave
3. Sick Leave
4. Salary Increment
5. Employee Pension Plan
6. Confidentiality
7. Staff Meetings
8. Staff Non-Working Day(s)/Convention Pay and Allowance
9. Storm Days
10. Training and Development
11. Staff Grievance Procedures
12. RRSP Withdraws by Employees
13. Staff Organization Chart
14. Command Secretary / Executive Director Job Description
15. Command Convention Duties
16. Dominion Convention Duties
17. Administrative Assistant Job Description
18. Bookkeeper Job Description
19. Office Clerk Job Description
20. Command Service Officer Job Description

SECTION IV – MISCELLANEOUS
1. Branch Submissions to the Torch
2. Command News Correspondent
3. Command Waste Management Policy

SECTION V – FINANCES
1. Inventory Control
2. Shipping, Handling & Branch Credits
3. Funeral Policy
4. Travel – Command – (Amended FC May 2007/2008)
5. Command Officers Attending Branch Functions
6. Financial Reports
7. Donations – R.C.E.L. Fund
8. Sponsorships – Cadet League of Canada
9. Requests for Command Expenditures
10. Command Budget
11. Officer’s Allowances for Halifax Metro Area
12. Branch Financial Reports
13. Use of Command Benevolent Funds
14. Finance (New) FC May 2008 – Collateral for a Branch
15. Requirements for approval of Branch requests for Loans or Mortgages

SECTION VI – PUBLIC RELATIONS
Speaking to the Media

SECTION VII – RESPONSIBILITIES FOR HOSTING CONVENTIONS
Host Branch Responsibilities
Local Arrangements Committee
Command President’s Reception

SECTION VIII – FORMS
Branch Request for a Visit by a Command Officer
Zone Commanders Report
Employee Performance Evaluation
Branch Monthly Financial Report
Resolution Submission Form

SECTION IX – COMMITTEE TERMS OF REFERENCE
Appeals Committee – Terms of Reference
Benevolent Fund Committee – Terms of Reference
Bursary Committee – Terms of Reference
Complaints Committee – Terms of Reference
Complaint Form

Article III Complaint Procedure Time Frame
1. Original Complaint Letter
2. Court Case Letter
3. Complaint Lodged Letter Against You
4. Complaint Lodged Letter Against You Part 2
5. Complaint Lodged Letter by You
6. Complaint Lodged Letter by You Part 2
7. Decision Letter
8. Decision Form
9. Misappropriation Policy

Constitution and By-Laws Committee – Terms of Reference
By-Laws Amendments/Changes Form
Finance and Building Committee – Terms of Reference
Honours and Awards Committee – Terms of Reference
Major Award Application Checklist
Legion Magazine News Correspondent – Terms of Reference
Leadership and Development Committee – Terms of Reference
Liquor & Gaming Committee – Terms of Reference
Lotto Sweep Committee – Terms of Reference
Membership Committee – Terms of Reference
Personnel Committee – Terms of Reference
Poppy & Remembrance Committee – Terms of Reference
Public Relations Committee – Terms of Reference
Sports Committee – Terms of Reference
Veterans Services, Seniors & Legislation Committee – Terms of Reference
Youth Leadership & Development Committee – Terms of Reference
Cadet Medal of Excellence Responsibilities
Leadership Training Camp Responsibilities

SECTION X – POLICY/GUIDELINES APPROVAL
Policies & Guidelines Approval