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NAVY - OPNAV 5215.17A

(DNS-15) NAVY DIRECTIVES MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

active, Most Current
Organization: NAVY
Publication Date: 26 May 2016
Status: active
Page Count: 14
scope:

Purpose. To issue policies, responsibilities, and standards for the administration of the Navy Directives Management Program, per reference (a). This instruction is a complete revision and should be reviewed in its entirety. The changes in subparagraphs 1a through 1i have been implemented.

a. Changed the authorized font for Navy directives.

b. Added policy for what delineates an unauthorized directive.

c. Revised the criteria for what constitutes a Navy directive.

d. Re-incorporated a required annual review of all current Navy instructions.

e. Revised the allowable age of a Navy instruction and incorporated an automatic cancellation of instructions.

f. Re-instituted extension requests.

g. Changed the "Distribution" block to a required "Releasability and distribution" bloc

h. Added a requirement of official written appointments of Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (OPNAV) directives screening control points (DSCP) and echelon 2 command directives control points (directives managers).

i. Reference (b) has been made available to provide more detail of Navy directives standards, practices, format, directives processes, and definitions, and to furnish additional directives resources

Document History

OPNAV 5215.17A
May 26, 2016
(DNS-15) NAVY DIRECTIVES MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
Purpose. To issue policies, responsibilities, and standards for the administration of the Navy Directives Management Program, per reference (a). This instruction is a complete revision and should be...
June 13, 2005
(DNS-5D) NAVY DIRECTIVES ISSUANCE SYSTEM
The provisions of this instruction are applicable throughout the U.S. Navy. Purpose. Per reference (a), enclosure (1) promulgates policies, responsibilities, and standards for the administration of...

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