Legion By-laws and Publications

Legion By-laws and publications are provided below for public reference. Individuals or organizations not directly affiliated with The Royal Canadian Legion must obtain written authorization before producing any part of these manuals.

 

Latest Update:  (May 2022)

GENERAL By-LAWS

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and the resulting closures of branches and the need to self-isolate the following temporary changes to the General By-Laws (GBLs) have been approved by DEC:

Article 129 – Fund Raising

Section 129 of the GBLs is rescinded in its entirely effective immediately and until further notice. 


POPPY MANUAL

The Dominion Executive Council approved the following amendment to the Poppy Manual to allow for a one-time special use expenditure of Poppy Funds for branch Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the amount of $500 necessary for the protection of veterans.  See below: 

Authorized Special Use Expenditures

403.ii.e:  Relief of Disasters: (prior Provincial Command approval is required) 50 percent of the current balance, for donations for relief of disasters declared by the federal or provincial governments.  Funds raised for this use must be allocated as per the direction for use of Poppy Funds outlined in this manual.  Additionally this provision can include a one-time expenditure per event of up to $500 for branch public safety items necessary for the protection of our veterans (i.e. touchless hand sanitizing stations).