DODD 1400.25 VOL 731
DoD Civilian Personnel Management System: Suitability and Fitness Adjudication For Civilian Employees
|Publication Date:||24 August 2012|
a. Instruction. This Instruction is composed of several volumes, each containing its own purpose. The purpose of the overall Instruction, in accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5124.02 (Reference (a)), is to establish and implement policy, establish procedures, provide guidelines and model programs, delegate authority, and assign responsibilities regarding civilian personnel management within the DoD.
b. Volume. In accordance with the authority in DoDD 1400.25 (Reference (b)), this Volume establishes and implements policy, establishes uniform DoD-wide procedures, provides guidelines, delegates authority and assigns responsibilities regarding suitability and fitness for DoD civilian personnel pursuant to the authority of parts 302, 731, and 732 of title 5, Code of Federal Regulations (Reference (c)).
APPLICABILITY. This Volume applies to:
a. OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD that are subject to parts 302, 731, and 732 of Reference (c) (hereinafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").
b. In addition to appropriated fund positions covered in paragraph 2.a., DoD suitability and fitness adjudication requirements for positions of trust apply to nonappropriated fund (NAF) positions, which are covered by Volume 1403 of this Instruction.