Disciplinary Policy

Purpose

The purpose of this policy is to clarify guidelines for member conduct within the British Army and the Armed Forces

Responsibility of Members

It is the duty and the responsibility of every member of the British Army to be aware of and abide by existing policies and rules.

Disciplinary Procedure

The British Army disciplinary policy was created to provide members and leadership with a clear and understandable set of guidelines and expectations for membership within the British Army.

Disciplinary Procedure Event Breakdown

  1. Member violates a rule or guideline.
  2. Member conduct is reported via an Infraction Report by a fellow member.
  3. Conduct is investigated by the violating member’s team leadership and member in question is contacted.
  4. The reporting party will remain anonymous throughout the disciplinary policy.
  5. Upon a completed investigation, the member will be notified of the repercussions of his/her actions.
  6. If the violating member wishes to appeal, they may do so and their disciplinary file is escalated to the next level of command.

Member Conduct That Can Result in Disciplinary Action

British Armed Forces has established general guidelines to govern the conduct of its members. No list of rules can include all instances of conduct that can result in discipline, and the examples below do not replace sound judgment or common-sense behavior.

Section 1: Laws

Article 1: Address

Within any BAF location Officers above the rank of Warrant Officer will be referred to as “Sir” or “Madam”

Warrant Officer can be referred by Rank or by “Sir” or “Madam”

Non-Commissioned Officers above the rank of Senior Aircraftman will be referred to be rank. E.G Sergeant, Corporal.

Duty Rates/Lower ranks will be referred either by name or by rank.

Royal Corps of Engineers will be referred as “Engineer” The Chief Royal Engineer will be referred as “Chief Engineer” NOTE: Junior Officers with a Senior Officer present must call the more Senior Officer by “Sir” or “Madam” AND the Senior Officer must call the lower ranking Officer by rank or with the Mr/Miss title.

E.G Flight Officer will called Flight Lieutenant plus “Sir” or “Madam” whereas a Flight Lieutenant can called the Flight Officer by his rank or be state “Mr [Username]”

PUNISHMENT: First time offenders will be given a warning, if the offenders continues, disciplinary action can be taken in the form of Hell/Grammar jacks. Numbers will depend the discretion of the staff.

Article 2: Pavement

Within any BAF locations, walking along the grass is strictly forbidden unless within Combat Based Training or Practice Raids. Therefore ALL BAF Personal must uses the sidewalks around BAF Bases.

PUNISHMENTS: First time offenders will be given a warning, if the offenders continues, disciplinary action can be taken in the form of Hell/Grammar jacks. Numbers will depend the discretion of the staff.

Article 3: Grammar

Within any BAF locations, all BAF personal must activity show outstanding grammar. Therefore, any form of faces or abbreviation speaking will not be accepted at any BAF Base. The only terms that are allowed to be abbreviated are “gg” and “G’day.” Additionally, Spamming of any kind will also not be accepted under Article 3.

PUNISHMENTS: First time offenders will be given a warning, if the offenders continues, disciplinary action can be taken in the form of Hell/Grammar jacks. Numbers will depend the discretion of the staff.

Article 4: Uniform

Within any BAF locations, under the uniform regulations guide; All BAF personal will wear No 2/3s with Berets within BAF Bases and No.8s when within Operations/Patrolling bases.

NOTE: This article DOESN’T AFFECT REGIMENTAL UNIFORMS. Branches such as RMP and No.II can continue to wear their standard uniforms within any BAF Location. This also includes the Air Board, that allowed to wear No 2/3s with CAP.

PUNISHMENTS: First time offenders will be given a warning, if the offenders continues, disciplinary action can be taken in the form of Hell/Grammar jacks. Numbers will depend the discretion of the staff.

Article 5: Teamkilling

Within any BAF Location, Teamkilling is strictly forbidden; RMP will arrest any person caught Killing and will investigate the situation as represences of the Command Board. PUNISHMENTS: Offender will be given Jail time of 15 minutes per teamkill. Depending on the seriousness of the team-killing a demotion of one or two ranks will be additional given to the offender.

Article 6: illegal Discharge

Any BAF personal caught firing their weapon outside a firing/combat zone and/or without the approval of a present Commissioned Officer and the notice of the Royal Military Police will be classed as illegal and will be dealt with.

PUNISHMENTS: The offender will be given 15 minutes jail team for the offence. Continuous breaking of article 6 will result in a demotion.

Article 7: Maturity

Within any BAF locations, discipline must remain high as professional soldiers and airmen for her majesty’s armed forces. Therefore any form of immaturity that comes under article 3,4, 6 with the addition of purposefully messing/fooling around any BAF location.

PUNISHMENTS: Offender will be given Jail time of length depending on the seriousness of offence to the staff’s discretion. Demotions maybe put in place if sufficient evidences and accounts are reviewed and investigated by the Royal Military Police and approved by the Chief of Defence Staff.

Article 8: Chain of Command

All BAF Personal must follow the orders of superior ranks as stated within chain of command structure of any BAF Branch. Therefore, any superior rank’s orders will be known as law and must be followed. However, any sense of abusing the chain of command power must be reported directly to the Chief of Defence Staff with all evidence to be reviewed and sorted. Using this guideline: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1s2iOdXalLuQ2HsDsjpw9BU4ky3L0XDLEN_hs2KwMZkY/edit?usp=sharing

PUNISHMENTS: First time offenders will be given a warning, if the offenders continues, disciplinary action can be taken in the form of Hell/Grammar jacks. Numbers will depend the discretion of the staff. Demotions maybe put in place if sufficient evidences and accounts are reviewed and investigated by the Royal Military Police and approved by the Chief of Defence Staff within serious cases of BAF personal breaking Article 7.

NOTE Superior Ranks abusing of article 7 will be given a demotion depending on the discretion of staff once reviewing the seriousness of the breaking.

Article 9: Grand Theft Auto

Within any BAF location, No personal can use or take any form of vehicle, aircraft, helicraft or Ship that the personal has taken which breaks the Flight Rules Guide or Naval guide (Link below)or isn’t qualified for. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1PerJbuqgDZKn6q-RwxP39zqxtolyuKv1wlXrJ3HtNiA/edit?usp=sharing NOTE Abusing of vehicles, Aircraft, helicraft or Naval ships will also be accountable for breaking Article 8.

PUNISHMENT Offenders will be immediately arrested by the Royal Military Police and placed within a jail cell for 15 minutes. A investigation from the Royal Military Police will start and with the approval of the Chief of Defence Staff, a demotion maybe given to the offender depending to the seriousness of the event.

NOTE: If Royal Military Police are not available, evidence (screenshots and/or video)should be taken and sent directly to a online Officers or the Chief of Defence Staff (if online) to deal with the situation quickly.

Article 10: Recruitment

Any form of recruitment for any other group or branch outside the British Armed Forces within any BAF locations or Discord will always been dealt with seriously

PUNISHMENT: The group that the offender is advertising will be put under interdict and the offender will immediately demoted.

Article 11: Breaching

Any BAF personal discovered purposefully allowing civilians inside the base without proper authorisation will be goes against this article

PUNISHMENT: The Royal Military Police will arrest the offender for 15 minutes and will be given an immediate demoted depending on the seriousness of the breaching

Article 12: Impersonation

Wearing gear or a uniform from other branches you are not in, or ranks you do not represent will be classified as impersonation.

Punishment: Minor cases will be given disciplinary punishment of hell drill, where more serious cases will be given a demotion.

Article 13: Desertion

Any BAF Personal cannot leave any branch such as RMP or RAF REG without permission and proper discharge. Leaving any branch without proper permission from the Branch Commander will be classified as desertion.

PUNISHMENT: Any form of desertion will resort in a demotion.

Article 14: Disrespect

All BAF personal will treat every other personal fairly without abuse or offensive language. Breaking article 1 can be classified as disrespect in extreme cases. Any heat situation should be informed to the nearest COs or RMP personal to resolve the matter quickly.

PUNISHMENT: Have to investigation from the Royal Military Police and Approval from the Chief of Defence Staff; the offender will either be given hell drill for minor/moderate cases. Whereas more serious cases will result in a demotion for the offender.

Article 15: Corruption

Corruption can be classed by many different means, To either blackmail, rank skipping or withholding evidence, purposeful not reporting individuals or the creation of “underground” groups of BAF Personal.

PUNISHMENT: Have to investigation from the Royal Military Police and Approval from the Chief of Defence Staff; the offender will be given in a demotion depending on the seriousness of the Corruption. With a possible exilement if serious.

Article 16: Treason

Committing crimes against the defence board. Attempting to corrupt or damage the groups system. Attempting to ruin the group. Any other non specified illegal actions against the high command or threatens to security of the group.

PUNISHMENT: Have to investigation from the Royal Military Police and Approval from the Chief of Defence Staff; the offender will be given in a demotion depending on the seriousness of the Corruption. With a possible exilement if serious.

Article 17: Right of Fair Appeal

Permits the offenders to send a formal document to the Chief of Defence Staff to be reviewed and further investigated by the Royal Military. Giving a statement, showing any evidence available to the offender in an attempt to prove innocence or lower the punishment given.

NOTE: Only one appeal can be sent per incident and in serious/applicable cases further investigate may involved further questioning of witnesses abled by the offenders and reports of the crime.