NAVY - SECNAV 1640.9B
(PERS-68) DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY CORRECTIONS MANUAL
|Publication Date:||2 December 1996|
1. This manual is the basic directive of the Secretary of the Navy governing naval correct ions and takes precedence in all matters thereto.
2. The Chief of Naval Personnel and the Commandant of the Marine Corps (Code MHC) shall issue instructions and procedures to ensure the uniform application of this instruction within their service.
3. Commanding officers may issue local instructions to implement these procedures. Copies of local instructions will be provided to major claimants and the Chief of Naval Personnel (Pers-84) or Commandant of the Marine Corps (Code MHC).
4. Departmental bureaus and offices exercising primary command or support over a field activity having an approved correctional facility shall include the task of operating that facility in the tasks and mission of the appropriate echelon within the command structure to which the facility belongs. Staff personnel provided by other military services shall be under the operational control of the organization tasked with command of the correctional facility.