Summary of Chapter 205 - Allowances for Officers and Non-Commissioned Members

 

ALLOWANCE TITLE AND CBI NUMBER

DESCRIPTION (Updated list effective September 1, 2017)

CBI Ch 205
Environmental Allowances
Paratroop Allowance (PARATROOP), CBI 205.30 Paid monthly to Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members who perform parachute jumping on a continuous basis when posted to a designated position.
Casual Paratroop Allowance (CASPARA), CBI 205.305 Paid at a daily rate to CAF members who perform parachute jumping on a casual basis.
Rescue Specialist Allowance (RESSPECA), CBI 205.31 Paid monthly to Search and Rescue Technicians (SAR Techs) who perform rescue specialist duties on a continuous basis and when posted to a designated position.
Casual Rescue Specialist Allowance, CBI 205.315 Paid per incident at a daily rate (jumps, flies, dives) to Search and Rescue Technicians (SAR Techs) who perform rescue specialist duties on a casual basis.
Aircrew Allowance (AIRCRA), CBI 205.32 Paid monthly to pilots or operators of airborne equipment who are exposed to aircrew conditions on a continuous basis and when posted to a designated position.
Casual Aircrew Allowance (CASAIRCRA), CBI 205.325 Paid at a daily rate to CAF members who perform a duty on a casual basis in an airborne aircraft other than as a paratrooper or passenger.

Land Duty Allowance (LDA),  CBI 205.33

Paid monthly to CAF members who are exposed to field conditions on a continuous basis and when posted to a designated positon.
Casual Landy Duty Allowance (CASLDA), CBI 205.335 Paid at a daily rate to CAF members who are exposed to field conditions on a casual basis for a period greater than 24 hours.
Diving Allowance (DIVGA),  CBI 205.34 Paid monthly to CAF members who perform diving duties on a continuous basis when posted to a designated position.
Diving Deep Danger Allowance, CBI 205.341 Paid at a daily rate to clearance divers who dive more than 200 feet underwater in a submersible.
Diving Experimental Saturation Allowance, CBI 205.342 Paid at a daily rate to divers (clearance, ship, or combat) who participate in an experimental saturation dive and decompression for at least a continuous 24-hour period.
Casual Diving Allowance (CASDIVGA), CBI 205.345 Paid at a daily rate to CAF members who perform diving duties on a casual basis.
Sea Duty Allowance (SDA), CBI 205.35 Paid monthly to CAF members who perform duties on a ship or vessel on a continuous basis, when posted to a designated position.
Casual Sea Duty Allowance (CASSDA), CBI 205.355 Paid at a daily rate to CAF members who perform duties on a ship or vessel on a casual basis.
Hypobaric Chamber Allowance, CBI 205.36 Paid at a daily rate to aeromedical training officers and technicians who instruct, or observe, in a hypobaric chamber.
Submarine Allowance (SUBA), CBI 205.37 Paid monthly to CAF members who perform duties on a submarine, when posted to a designated position.
Casual Submarine Allowance (CASSUBSA), CBI 205.375 Paid to CAF members who perform duties on a submarine on a casual basis.
Exceptional Hazard Allowance (EHA), CBI 205.38 Paid per incident to CAF members required to perform disposal procedures on known or suspected explosives or extremely hazardous materials.
Special Operations Allowance (SOA), CBI 205.385 Paid monthly to CAF members who perform duties for special operations on a continuous basis when posted to a designated position.
Casual Special Operations Allowance (CASSOA), CBI 205.3855 Paid at a daily rate to CAF members who perform duties for special operations on a casual basis.
Special Operations Assaulter Allowance (SOAA), CBI 205.401 Paid monthly to CAF members who perform assaulter duties for special operations on a continuous basis when posted to a designated position.
Casual Special Operations Assaulter Allowance (CASSOAA), CBI 205.4015 Paid at a daily rate to CAF members who perform assaulter duties for special operations on a casual basis.  
Submarine Crewing Allowance (SUBCA), CBI 205.41 Paid monthly to CAF members who crew or are required for readiness-to-crew submarines.  
Special Allowances  
Post Living Differential (PLD), CBI 205.45 Paid monthly to CAF members to assist their cost of living when it is higher than Ottawa/Gatineau.  
Transitional Post Living Differential,   CBI 205.452 Paid monthly to CAF members to help offset cost of living fluctuations and supplement Post Living Differential (PLD).  
Maternity and Parental Allowances (MATA/PATA), CBI 205.461 Paid to CAF members to supplement their Employment Insurance or Quebec Parental Insurance Plan while they are on maternity or parental leave.  
Allowance for Personal Requirements, Persons Held in Service Custody, CBI 205.47 Paid at a daily rate to non-CAF members identified in the National Defence Act (NDA) para 60(1) (d-j) in custody and without funds.
Imprisonment Allowance, CBI 205.475 Paid at a daily rate to imprisoned CAF members who participate in CAF detention barracks programs.  
Stress Allowance for Test Participants, CBI 205.48 Paid at a daily rate to CAF members who participate in physiological, psychological or other tests authorized by or under the Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS).  
Court Allowance Reserve Force Legal Officer, CBI 205.505 Paid at a daily rate to Reserve Force legal officers who participate in court proceedings.  
Recruitment Allowance (RA), CBI 205.525 Paid in one or more lump sums to eligible applicants enrolling in understrength military occupations.  
Allowance - Loss of Operational Allowances (ALOA), CBI 205.36 Paid monthly to CAF members to replace Special Duty Area or Operation (SDA or SDO) related allowances lost as a result of becoming ill or injured.  
Clothing Allowance  
Civilian Dress Assistance Allowance (CDAA), CBI 205.57 Paid monthly to CAF members required to wear civilian clothing on a continuous basis for at least 70% of the member’s normal working hours when performing that duty.  
Casual Divilian Dress Assistance (CCDAA), CBI 205.575 Paid at a daily rate to CAF members required to wear civilian clothing on a casual basis for at least 70% of the member’s normal working hours when performing that duty.  
Payments to Dependants of Personnel Deceased or Missing  
Special Allowance - Dependants of Deceased Personnel, CBI 205.72 Paid to a deceased or missing CAF member’s dependants when that member was in receipt of the special allowances.  
Death Gratuity - Reserve Force, CBI 205.73 Paid to a deceased or missing Reserve Force member’s spouse, common-law partner or estate to compensate for their loss.  
Leave Entitlement - Payment to Service Estate, CBI 205.74 Paid to a deceased or missing CAF member’s service estate to cash-out the member’s remaining annual leave.
Payment in lieu of Annual Leave, CBI 205.75 Paid to a CAF member in lieu of them taking their annual leave.  
Payment in lieu of Accumulated Leave, CBI 205.76 Paid to a CAF member in lieu of them taking their accumulated leave.  
Payment in lieu of Retirement Leave CBI 205.77 Paid to a CAF member in lieu of them taking their retirement leave.  

 

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