Index
 
Queen's Regulations & Admiralty Instructions

1953

Contents


Work in Progress in many Chapters

CHAPTER 1.  RANK AND COMMAND - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. Officers in general
  II. Flag Officers and Commodores
  III. General regulations
  IV. Acting rank
  V. Ship's company
  VI. Royal Marines
  VII. Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force
2. APPOINTMENT OF OFFICERS - Work in Progress
3. OFFICERS-QUALIFICATIONS FOR PROMOTION (Part I) - Work in Progress
 

SECTION I.

Executive
  II. Engineer
  III. Electrical
4. OFFICERS-QUALIFICATIONS FOR PROMOTION (Part II) - Work in Progress
 

SECTION I.

Supply
  II. Medical and Dental
  III. Instructor
  IV. Royal Marines
5. BRANCH OFFICERS-QUALIFICATIONS FOR APPOINTMENT AND PROMOTION - Work in Progress
 

SECTION I.

General regulations
  II. Executive
  III. Non-Executive
  IV. Royal Marines
  V. Senior Commissioned Officer and above (Branch List)
  VI. Direct promotion to Lieutenant (General List and Special List)
6. OFFICERS - SPECIALISATION AND COURSES - Work in Progress
  SECTION 1. Executive officers and general
  II. Non-Executive officers
  111. Joint service and staff courses
  IV. Interpreters
7. DEFINITIONS AND COUNTING OF SERVICE - Work in Progress
8. RATINGS-CONDITIONS OF SERVICE - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. General
  II. Engagements
  III. Transfer between branches and re-entry
  IV. Discharges
  V. Training-general
  VI. Training-Boys and Ordinary Seamen
9. LEAVE OF ABSENCE - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. General
  II. Officers
  III. Ratings
10. PERSONAL RECORDS
  SECTION I. General instructions
  II. Officers
  III. Ratings
11. UNIFORMS, DECORATIONS AND MEDALS
 

SECTION I.

Uniform and dress
  II. Orders, decorations and medals
  III. Foreign decorations
12. CEREMONIAL (Part I) - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. Standards and distinguishing flags
  II. Colours
  III. Flags in boats, aircraft and cars
13. CEREMONIAL (Part II) - Work in Progress
 

SECTION I.  

Military honours and marks of respect
  II. Official visits, precedence and ceremonies generally
  III. Gun salutes
  IV. Funeral honours
14. MESSING AND ACCOMMODATION
  SECTION I. Messing of officers
  II. Cabins
  III. Messing of ship's company
  IV. Entertainment of visitors and passengers
  V. Official residences and married quarters
15. WELFARE, CANTEENS AND NON-PUBLIC FUNDS
  SECTION I. Welfare committee and welfare generally
  II. Canteens-N.A.A.F.I.
  111. Canteens-Service system
  IV. Bookstalls, hairdressing, boot repairs, tailoring and private trading generally
  V. Subsidiary and non-public funds
16. CASUALTIES - Work in Progress
 

SECTION I.

Casualty reports-peace procedure
  II. Casualty reports-war procedure
  III. Births, deaths, injuries, inquests
  IV. Funerals and graves
  V. Wills
  VI. Disposal of pay and effects
17. MOVEMENTS - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. Travelling and subsistence
  II. Passages-general instructions
  III. Passage by transport or merchant ship
  IV. Conveyance of passengers, cargo and mails in H.M ships and Fleet Auxiliaries
  V. Air travel
  VI. Sea Transport Service
18. DISCIPLINE (Part I)
  SECTION I. Jurisdiction
  II. Discipline generally
  III. Representations and complaints
  IV. Duties and privileges of chief petty officers, petty officers and leading ratings
  V. Classification for conduct
  VI. Assessment of character and " Very Good " conduct
  VII. Good conduct and good service badges
  VIII. Long Service and Good Conduct Medal and gratuity
19. DISCIPLINE (Part II)
  SECTION I. Misconduct of officers
  II. Misconduct of ratings
  III. Investigation of offences
  IV. Power to award summary punishments
  V. Summary punishments
20. DISCIPLINE (Part III)
  SECTION I. Suspension of sentences
  II. Prisons and detention quarters
  III. Civil power
  IV. Deserters and absentees
  V. Arrest and naval custody
  VI. Record of punishments
  VII. Procedure under the Naval Forces (Enforcement of Maintenance Liabilities) Act 1947
21. REGULATIONS FOR THE CONDUCT OF COURTS-MARTIAL AND DISCIPLINARY COURTS (Part I) - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. Procedure preparatory to trial
  II. Duties of officers
  III. Constitution, summoning and sitting of the court
  IV. Procedure at the trial
  V. Ascertaining opinion of the court
  VI. The finding
22. REGULATIONS FOR THE CONDUCT OF COURTS-MARTIAL AND DISCIPLINARY COURTS (Part II) - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. The sentence
  II. Representations and reports by the court
  III. Execution of the sentence
  IV. Record of the proceedings
  V. Expenses of witnesses, interpreters, &c.
  VI. Offences of desertion, drunkenness and drinking to excess
  VII. Special directions as to evidence
  VIII. Evidence on navigational matters
  IX. Inadmissible evidence
  X. Petitions and appeals
  XI. Disciplinary Courts
23. BOARDS OF INQUIRY AND NAVAL COURTS
  SECTION I. Boards of Inquiry
  II. Naval Courts
24 OFFICIAL SECRETS AND PUBLICITY
25. POLITICAL ACTIVITIES AND ELECTORAL REGISTRATION
  SECTION I. Political activities
  II. Electoral registration
26. QUARANTINE AND CUSTOMS
  SECTION I. Quarantine
  II. Customs
27. INSTRUCTIONS TO COMMANDERS-IN-CHIEF AND SENIOR OFFICERS - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. General service
  II. Civil establishments
  III. At home ports and shore stations
28. FOREIGN RELATIONS - Work in Progress
29. INSTRUCTIONS TO CAPTAINS (Part I) - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. General
  II. Fitting out and maintenance
  III. Organisation
  IV. A.B.C.D. organisation, ventilation, watertight integrity and fire
30. INSTRUCTIONS TO CAPTAINS (Part II) - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. Armament
  II. Aviation
  III. Supply duties
  IV. Legal instructions
  V. Loss of ship
31. INSTRUCTIONS TO OFFICERS - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. Officers in general
  II. Divisional Officers
  III. Officers of the Watch
  IV. Officers of Quarters
32. INSTRUCTIONS TO THE EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND OTHERS
  SECTION I. The Executive Officer
  II. The Master-at-Arms
  III. The Shipwright Officer
  IV. The Commissioned Boatswain
33. INSTRUCTIONS TO SPECIALIST OFFICERS - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. The Gunnery Officer
  II. The Commissioned Gunner (G)
  III. The Commissioned Gunner and Commissioned Gunner (G)
  IV. The Torpedo Anti-Submarine Officer
  V. The Commissioned Gunner (T.A.S.)
  VI. The Signal Communication Officer
  VII. The Physical Training Officer
34. NAVIGATION AND DIRECTION - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. Instructions to Navigation Direction officers
  II. General
  III. Pilotage
  IV. Collision
35. REGULATIONS FOR PREVENTING COLLISIONS, AND LIGHTS FOR SMALL CRAFT - Work in Progress
36. AVIATION - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. Instruction to Fleet Air Arm officers
  II. Special and passenger flights
37. METEOROLOGY - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. Instructions to Meteorological officers
  II. General
38. PHOTOGRAPHY - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. Instructions to Photographic officers
  II. General
39. ROYAL MARINES - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. Instructions to Royal Marine officers
  II. General
  III. Royal Marines bands
  IV. Weapons and instruments
40. ENGINEERING - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. Instructions to Engineer officers on the staff
  II. Instructions to the Engineer Officer
  III. Instructions to Air Engineer officers
  IV. Instructions to the Ordnance Engineer Officer
  V. Instructions to the Commissioned Ordnance
    Engineer
  VI. General
  VII. Fuelling
41. ELECTRICAL - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. Instructions to Electrical officers on the staff
  II. Instructions to the Electrical Officer
  III. Instructions to Air Electrical officers
  IV. General
42. MEDICAL AND DENTAL - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. Instructions to Medical officers
  II. Instructions to Dental officers
  III. General
43. EDUCATION - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. Instructions to Instructor officers
  II. General
44. RELIGIOUS MINISTRATIONS AND MARRIAGES - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. Instructions to Chaplains
  II. Religious ministrations
  III. Marriages-general regulations
  IV. Banns of marriage
  V. Notice of marriage
  VI. Service chapels
  VII. Foreign marriages
45. DUTIES OF SUPPLY OFFICERS - Work in Progress
46. PAY AND PENSIONS - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. Pay, allowances and cash duties
  II. Retired pay, pensions, terminal grants, allowances
    and gratuities to officers on retirement or
    discharge
  III. Pensions, terminal grants, gratuities and allowances
    to naval ratings and other ranks, Royal Marines
47. COMPENSATION FOR LOSSES - Work in Progress
48. STORES - Work in Progress
  SECTION 1. General instructions
  II. Purchases
  III. Losses
49. VICTUALLING
  SECTION 1. General instructions
  II. Victualling
  III. Clothing, soap and tobacco
50. EXTRANEOUS SERVICES - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. Work done for and supplies made to Commonwealth or foreign governments, other departments of the home government and private individuals
  II. Claims for loss of services
51. PRIZE AND SALVAGE - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. Prize money and awards for salvage and special services
  11. Salvage services-general
  111. Salvage services rendered to H.M. ships
  IV. Salvage services rendered to private ships
  V. Salvage of private property
  VI. Salvage of Admiralty property
52. CORRESPONDENCE AND RETURNS - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. Correspondence
  II. Returns
53. INVENTIONS, PATENTS AND IMPROVEMENT FUNDS - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. Inventions and patents
  11. Improvement funds
54. TESTS, TRIALS, SURVEYS AND MAINTENANCE OF MATERIAL (Part I) - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. Hull and general
  II. Gunnery
  III. Underwater weapons
  IV. Minelaying and minesweeping gear
  V. Engineering
  VI. Electrical
55. TESTS, TRIALS, SURVEYS AND MAINTENANCE OF MATERIAL (Part II) - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. Radio
  II. Visual signalling equipment
  III. Anchors, chain cable, steel wire rope, slings, rigging, &c.
  IV. Cranes and lifts
  V. Boats and floats
  VI. Submarines
  VII. Articles under trial
56. REPAIRS, DOCKING, DEFECTS AND ALTERATIONS - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. Repairs and defects
  II. Docking
  III. Alterations and additions
57. REDUCTION TO RESERVE - Work in Progress
  SECTION I. General
  II. Executive
  III. Gunnery
  IV. Electrical (including radio)
  V. Torpedo anti-submarine
  VI. Engineering
  VII. Medical
  VIII. Supply and Secretariat

   Explanation of Terms 

APPENDICES
APPENDIX
1. OFFICERS-TRAINING AND EXAMINATIONS
(with separate List of Contents)
2. EDUCATIONAL TESTS AND CERTIFICATES
  PART 1.   Educational Test I
  2. Educational Test II
  3. Higher Educational Test
  4. Royal Marines Educational Test I
  5. Royal Marines Educational Test II
  6. Educational Test for Commissioned Rank (Branch List)
3. CONDITIONS OF SERVICE, PAY, &c. OF OFFICERS IN CIVIL, COMMONWEALTH OR FOREIGN EMPLOYMENT
4. POWERS OF THE ADMIRALTY IN REGARD TO OFFICERS UNWORTHY OF FURTHER EMPLOYMENT, &c.
5. NAVAL DISCIPLINE ACT-JURISDICTION ON SHORE
6. REGULATIONS AND ORDERS MADE UNDER SECTION 90A OF THE NAVAL DISCIPLINE ACT AND SECTIONS 184A OF THE ARMY AND AIR FORCE ACTS
  PART 1. Extracts from the Acts
  2. Regulations and orders made by the Admiralty and Army Council
  3. Regulations and orders made by the Admiralty and Air Council
7. DISCIPLINE-MEMBERS OF THE LAND AND AIR FORCES EMBARKED FOR PASSAGE
  PART 1. Order in Council and Schedule
  2. Amplifying instructions issued by the Admiralty
8. INSTRUCTIONS FOR REGULATING THE DISCIPLINARY RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE ROYAL NAVY AND OTHER NAVAL FORCES OF THE COMMONWEALTH
  PART 1. Australia and New Zealand
  2. Canada

9. FOREIGN ENLISTMENT ACT 1870

10. FIREARMS ACT 1937

11. PERSONAL RECORDS

  PART 1. Miscellaneous notations on and enclosures to service certificates
  2. History Sheets, Trade Certificates and Vocational Training Certificates
  3. Forms in use for personal records
12. ARMY RECORD OFFICES
13. CASUALTY TELEGRAMS
14. PRIZE AND SALVAGE
  PART 1. Form of appointment of ship's agent
  2. Orders in Council regulating distribution of prize money and salvage awards
  3. Salvage bond
  4. Statement of particulars

15. SERVICE VOTERS AT PARLIAMENTARY AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS

16. MARRIAGES

  PART 1. Form for report of officer's marriage, etc.
  2. Chapels licensed or registered under the Marriage Act 1949
  3. The Foreign Marriage Order-in-Council 1947
17. FORMS OF AGREEMENT OR INDEMNITY FOR PASSENGERS
  PART 1. Non-entitled passengers in H.M. ships
  2. Unaccompanied children in merchant ships
  3. H.M. submarines
  4. Service aircraft
  5. Royal Fleet Auxiliaries

18. DRESS AND KITS OF OFFICERS AND RATINGS ON PASSAGE

  PART 1. Plain clothes
  2. Dress on board troop transports
  3. Kits of ratings travelling in transports or other merchant vessels

19. NATIONAL DAY OF REMEMBRANCE

20. AUDIT OF NON-PUBLIC FUNDS

  PART 1. General instructions
  2. Guide to auditing
  3. Audit by civilian auditors
  4. Specimen cash account
  5. Specimen page of stock account
21. SPECIFICATION FOR COFFIN
22. N.A.A.F.l. AND THE NAVAL CANTEEN SERVICE
23. COMPARATIVE TABLE, SHEWING DISPOSAL OF ARTICLES IN THE 1943 EDITION OF Q.R. & A.I.
Note: The Index is issued in a separate volume-B.R. 31 (Index)

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