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Explaination of Abbreviations
I. General Principles
II. General Organization
III. Warrants
IV. County Organisation
V. District Organisation
VI. Group Organization
VII. Uniform
VIII. Badges of Rank
IX. General Rules
X. Decorations & Awards
XI. Miscellaneous
XII. Proficiency Badges
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396.      (i)         Deep Sea Scouts and Adventurers are those who are members of the Royal Navy, the Merchant Navy, the Fishing Fleets, crews of ocean going yachts or of Sea Training Establishments.  They are enrolled by I.H.Q. or by persons authorised by I.H.Q.; applications for enrollment should be sent through some Scouter or person holding Non-executive or Honorary rank, to whom the applicant is personally known.

(ii)         Full particulars will be found in the pamphlet "Deep Sea Scouts; Rules and Organisation," obtainable from I.H.Q. without charge.

Uniform and badge

397.      Deep Sea Scouts have a special badge, and may wear Scout or Sea Scout uniform with a special royal blue scarf.  A staff will not be carried.

Warrants for Scouters

398.      Warrants for Scouters, including A.C.Cs. and A.D.Cs., will be issued on lines similar to those laid down in Part III.


399.      Handicapped Scouts are Scouts who are prevented by physical or mental handicaps from joining completely in the activities of normal Scouts: they are expected to pass the normal tests except where prevented from doing so by their disability, in which case they may pass the alternative tests approved by I.H.Q.  They should form part of the normal organisation of Counties, Districts, etc.


400.      Persons who are not Scouters, holders of Non-executive or Honorary rankor Old Scouts, e.g., associates of the Boy Scouts Association, Members of County Councils, members and associates of L.A., and other supporters of the Movement, may wear a miniature gold, or green and yellow enamel pin badge, obtainable direct from I.H.Q. (Equipment Dept.).

401.      The possession of this badge does not of itself constitute membership of the Boy Scouts Association.


402.      Various Scouts and Scouters were awarded special badges in respect of Scout War Service during the period 1914-18.  Those entitled to such badges may continue to wear them on uniform.






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