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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
Appendix A.
Appendix B.

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GROUP. —The complete unit of the three sections, Wolf Cub Pack, Boy Scout Troop, and Rover Scout Crew. The term " Group " applies to the unit even if lacking one or more of the sections.



—Any person who holds a warrant. For convenience, where necessary, Scouters are distinguished as :—

Scouters (C).—Those engaged in Wolf Cub work. 

Scouters (S).—Those engaged in Boy Scout work. 

Scouters (R).—Those engaged in Rover Scout work.


GROUP SCOUTER. ---A term including. the G.S.M. and any Scouter of any section of the Group.


DISTRICT SCOUTER. —A term including D.C.M., D.S.M., and D.R.S.L., but not Commissioner.


SCOUT  (printed in italics) includes Wolf Cub, Boy Scout, and Rover Scout.


CUB, SCOUT, ROVER. —For brevity these words are used in P.O.R. in place of the correct expressions, Wolf Cub, Boy Scout, and Rover Scout, respectively.


PACK, TROOP, CREW. —Similarly, these words are used in. the place of Wolf Cub Pack, Boy Scout Troop, and Rover Scout Crew, respectively.


SCOUTMASTER  (printed in italics) includes C.M., S.M., and R.S.L.


GROUP SCOUTMASTER. —The term " G.S.M." means, where the context so requires in the absence of a person holding a warrant for this rank, the Scouter who, with the approval of the L.A. and D.C., is in charge of the Group.






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Explaination of Abbreviations ] [ Definitions ] 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 ] Appendix A. ] Appendix B. ]

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