Ethics: Criminal Statutes: 18 U.S.C. § ; Office of Government Ethics Regulations: 5 DoD Directive · DoD R (Joint Ethics Regulations). subsection Ab. of Enclosure 3 of DoD Directive of May 6, (32 C.F.R. ) and effect. All DoD Component regulations implementing these cancelled DoD. Directives, and all SCHAPTER 1. DoD R. changes to DoD R, “Joint Ethics Regulation (JER),” August DoD Component’s ethics programs for DoD employees, both civilian.

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Any individual defined in subsection of this Regulation, above, after termination of active duty or termination of on DoD service, including Reserve military officers who served on active duty for more than days and who are no longer on active duty, or who are in an inactive or retired status. As you take the following steps, such as identifying goals and naming reguulation, new problems or needed decisions may become apparent.

If applicable, the DoD Component command or organization should execute the agreement pursuant to specific statutory authority, such as a contract, grant, or cooperative agreement as identified in 31 U. For the purposes of subsections Participation in Conferences and Similar Events. Exceptions to Restrictions of 18 U. Any Reserve or National Guard 5500.7-t while performing official duties or functions under the authority of either title 10 or title 32, United States Code, or while engaged in any activity related to the performance of such duties or functions, including any time the member uses his Reserve or National Guard of the United States title or position, or any authority derived there from.

The stress from the problem urges speedy solutions. The Ethics Counselor shall not sign and date the report until the determinations described in subsection After the initial review, the Ethics Counselor shall obtain additional information, as necessary, seek remedial action, or sign and date the report. Conflicts and Appearance of Conflicts Under 18 U. Concealing or failing to report to proper authorities the commission of a felony under any criminal statute if the individual knew of the actual commission of the crime 18 U.

Information on Covered Positions. In accordance with subsections and of this Regulation, provide prior approval or disapproval of outside activities by DoD employees under his responsibility; b. Be responsible for the implementation and administration of all aspects of the DoD Component ethics program and manage and oversee local implementation and administration of all matters relating to ethics covered by this Regulation.


The head of a DoD Component command or organization may provide, on a limited basis, the use of DoD facilities and equipment and the services of DoD employees necessary to make proper use of the equipmentas logistical support of a charitable fundraising event sponsored by a non-Federal entity when the head of the DoD Component command or organization determines 1 through 6 of subsection Fundraising and Membership Drives Some of these decisions may seem more important than others, but all should be preceded by a consideration of ethical ramifications.

CSEP does not hold copyright on any of the codes of ethics in our collection.

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Gifts from Foreign Governments. DoD employees must be committed to justice in the performance of their official duties.

All new or revised position or billet descriptions shall be reviewed to determine whether such reports are required. The Ethics Counselor shall then follow the procedures set forth in subsection Any time after January 1 but not later than May 15, a reporting individual who served in a covered position for more than 60 days during the preceding calendar year shall file an annual SFOGE FormAppendix C of this Regulation.

The reporting individual shall submit the required information directly to the Ethics Counselor. Use of titles, positions, and organization names when acting in a personal capacity is covered by subsection The travel approving authorities for travel of a spouse accompanying a DoD employee on official travel that is paid for or provided in kind by a non-Federal source are as follows:.

Each traveling DoD employee The ban may still be enforceable against Federal employees in grades GS or above and those paid under other schedules. Except for such service in the organizations listed in subsection For National Guard Members who are subject to this Regulation, but are not subject to the Federal UCMJ or other Federal statutes, regulations, or directives, the method of enforcement for this Regulation is the applicable State code of military justice or other applicable State statutes or regulations.

Collect and publish important written opinions from DoD Components, when practicable, to promote uniformity of ethics opinions throughout DoD; d. Consistent with labor agreements and international treaties and agreements, and host country laws, any foreign national working for a DoD Component except those hired pursuant to a defense contract. Certain banks and credit unions DoD Instruction Coordination is required as follows: To provide equity in civilian employment for older persons and disabled individuals and to provide a safe environment that is accessible to and usable by them.

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Off-Duty Employment by DoD Healthcare Practitioners Reference yaaAgency Designees may require DoD employees under their jurisdiction to report any outside employment or activity prior to engaging in the employment or activity. See Chapter 9 of this Regulation. The reporting individual shall notify his supervisor of any extension granted. In addition, if any of the above violations fall within a DoD Component’s procurement fraud program, the Ethics Counselor shall ensure that referrals, coordinations, and reports required by that program are accomplished.


Armed Forces are engaging or have engaged in combat. There may be solutions that seem to resolve the problem and reach the goal but which are clearly unethical. Approval shall be granted unless a determination is made that the business activity or compensated outside employment is expected to involve conduct prohibited by statute or regulation. Caring for others is the counterbalance against the temptation to pursue the mission at any cost. United States Government, Department of Defense.


This regulayion may also be used to accept travel benefits offered after travel has begun or has been completed. Loyalty is the bond that holds the nation and the Federal Government together and the balm against dissension and conflict.

All DoD employees are prohibited from, directly or indirectly, giving, offering, promising, demanding, seeking, receiving, accepting, or agreeing to receive anything of value to influence any official act, to influence commission of fraud on the United States, to induce committing or omitting any act in violation of a lawful duty, or to influence testimony given before an individual or non-Federal entity authorized to hear evidence or take testimony.

Each DoD Employee shall: Any suspected violation of the provisions of 41 U. For gifts with an aggregate market value in excess of “minimal value,” as adjusted by the General Services Administration in accordance with 41 C.

Such indirect deceptions can promote ill-will and erode openness, especially when there is an expectation of frankness. Chapter 71 Regulaiton b ; DoD Instruction The request must fully describe the contemplated employment and the nature and extent of the involvement with the foreign government. Report suspected violations of ethics regulations in accordance with subsection of this Regulation.

Retired military members who wish to accept such employment should submit a written request for approval to the Secretary of their Military Department through appropriate channels.