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The Regimental Senate is an advisory body consisting of past Commanding Officers, the current Honorary Colonel, and the current Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel. By precedent and tradition the chair is normally the Honorary Colonel.

The CO is an ex-officio member. Other distinguished former members of the Regiment may be invited at the discretion and approval of the Senate.


The Regimental Senate provides guidance and advice to the Commanding Officer (CO) on all non-operational aspects of Regimental life.

The Senate is responsible for, but not limited to, the following key duties:

  • Implement and adhere to all Regimental policies;
  • Maintain Regimental customs, traditions and dress;
  • When requested by the CO, support and assist the CO with the planning and coordination of Regimental activities and events, in cooperation with The RCH Institute and Association;
  • Developing policies for the involvement in, or operation of the RCH museum;
  • Advise, approve and support of any major Regimental projects undertaken by the Regiment; and
  • Approval of all Regimental publications and web sites.



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