Canadian Military Law/
Droit militaire canadien

updated and corrections / mises à jour et corrections: 6 March 2017
By/par © François Lareau, 1998-, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Part I --Laws, Regulations and Orders


Other sites on military law

-Part I -- Canadian Military Law -- Miscellaneous


- Somalia Inquiry & Government Reaction
      -  1995-1997: Somalia Inquiry
Departmental Reaction to Somalia Inquiry
      -  Special Advisory Group on Military Justice and Military Police Investigation Services
          January 1997 to July 1997
-  The Special Senate Committee on the Canadian Airborne Regiment in Somalia (April 1997)
Report to the Prime Minister on the Leadership and Management of the Canadian Forces (March 1997)
Minister's Monitoring Committee on Change in the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Forces (October 1997 to 1999)
Bill C-25--An Act to amend the National Defence Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts
(Royal Assent, 10 December 1998)
2003 -- Five Year Review of Bill C-25
       - 2011 -- Second Five Year Review of Bill C-25    

Governments Bills 1999-2012 on National Defence Act

- Current Affairs -- Sexual Misconduct

- Court Martial Comprehensive Review 2016-2017

- JAG & DND Web Sites

- Laws, Regulations and Orders

Superseded Legislation

- Web Sites of Interest

Part II -- Canadian Military Law -- Bibliography


Starting here:

Laws, Regulations and Orders

Federal Legislation

.   Constitution Acts 1867 to 1982  --  Lois constitutionnelles de 1867 à 1982

.  Charter (Charter of Rights and Freedoms)  --  Digest --Digest
   Charte (Charte canadienne des droits et libertés)--- Digeste

.   Department of Justice --- Laws Website  ----  - CanLII

.    Orders in Council  Database from PCO

.    Canada Gazette 1998-

.  Military Police Professional Code of Conduct

. National Defence Act and Regulations
Loi sur la défense nationale et les règlements

Public Statutes under the Responsibility of the Minister of National Defence
(in accordance with the Table of Public Statutes and Responsible Ministers updated to 2016, c. 14 and Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 151, No. 4 (2017-02-22)

- Aeronautics Act — R.S., 1985, c. A-2 (Aéronautique, Loi sur l’) Minister of Transport and the Minister of National Defence (2014, c. 29, s. 10(1) see definition of “minister” in s. 3(1) of the Act)

Anti-Personnel Mines Convention Implementation Act — 1997, c. 33 (Mines antipersonnel, Loi de mise en oeuvre de la Convention sur les)...b) Minister of National Defence, for the purposes of sections 8, 9, 10 and 18 of the Act; (SI/99-58)

Canadian Forces Superannuation Act — R.S., 1985, c. C-17 (Pension de retraite des Forces canadiennes, Loi sur la) Minister of National Defence

Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal Act — 1997, c. 31 (Médaille canadienne du maintien de la paix, Loi sur la) Minister of National Defence

Defence Services Pension Continuation Act — R.S.C. 1970, c. D-3 (Continuation de la pension des services de défense, Loi sur la) Minister of National Defence

Emergencies Act — R.S., 1985, c. 22 (4th Supp.) (Mesures d’urgence, Loi sur les) Minister of National Defence

Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act — R.S., 1985, c. G-2 (Saisie-arrêt et la distraction de pensions, Loi sur la)...b) the Minister of National Defence, for the purposes of the provisions,
 except sections 46 and 47, of Part II of the Act as those provisions relate to the
Canadian Forces Superannuation Act and the Defence Services Pension Continuation Act; (SI/846)

Injured Military Members Compensation Act— 2003, c. 14 (Indemnisation des militaires ayant subi des blessures, Loi d’) Minister of National Defence

National Defence Act — R.S., 1985, c. N-5 (Défense nationale, Loi sur la) Minister of National Defence

Pension Benefits Division Act— 1992, c. 46, Schedule II (Partage des prestations de retraite, Loi sur le) (a) Minister of National Defence for the purposes of applications and other matters pertaining to a superannuation or pension plan provided by the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act or the Defence Services Pension Continuation Act (SI/94122)

Security of Tenure of Military Judges Act— 2011, c. 22 see National Defence Act (Inamovibilité des juges militaires, Loi sur l’) Minister of National Defence

Strengthening Military Justice in the Defence of Canada Act — 2013, c. 24 Justice militaire pour la défense du Canada, Loi visant à renforcer la) Introduced by Minister of National Defence

Visiting Forces Act — R.S., 1985, c. V-2 (Forces étrangères présentes au Canada, Loi sur les) Minister of National Defence


QR&Os/ORFC -- Iternet Archives for QR&Os (back to 2 March 2009)
           - vol. 1, 1999-2004 (E) -- (F)
           - vol. 2, 1999-2004 (E) -- (F)
           - vol. 3, 1999-2004 (E) -- (F)
           - vol. 4, 1999-2004 (E) -- (F)
            2005-12-23 (E) -- (F)
            2007-09-14 (E) -- (F) 

            also search "JAG -- Internet Archives", supra, and look for QR&Os under the Links' page;



  CFAOs no longer published on the internet since 29 February 2012, see

                             but see research


                                                                                        For a while the DAOD were not available but transparency and the DAODs came back on the internet after the victory of the Liberal Party on 19 October 2015

available at :
disponible à:

-   DAODs -- Defence Administrative Orders zand Directives -- see Archives  ---- Keyword Index
     DOAD -- Directives et ordonnances administratives de la défense -- voir Archives   -----Index des mots-clés