The Role of the Regimental Senate
The Senate is responsible for:
- consulting with the Commanding Officer on their selection and approval of Honorary appointments ie the Colonel-in-Chief, the Honorary Colonel and the Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel.
consulting with the Commanding Officer any change to dress policies relative to the wearing of our traditional highland uniforms and accoutrements. By definition, this excludes the wearing of Canadian Forces uniforms, authority for which comes under the auspices of the Commander of the Land Staff.
approving the nominees for The Queen Mother’s Dish .
approving the establishment of any organization which uses the Regimental name in its title.
ensuring that Regimental customs, traditions, and history are maintained.
maintaining the security of the Hutcheson Victoria Cross, and any other valuable chattels not in the care of the Museum, or the Officers’, or Warrant Officers’ and Sergeants’ Messes.
the Senate may authorize the creation and administration of such committees as it deems necessary to maintain and promote the Regiment, its traditions, and to further its interests.
The following shall be Senators automatically:
- Former Commanding Officers of serving battalions.
- Honorary appointments both serving and retired.
- The serving Commanding Officer is ex-officio a member of the Senate.
Any other person may become a member of the Senate whose nomination is passed by a majority of Senators present at a duly constituted meeting of the Senate.