(not a teacher or a native speaker)
I find this quite common in business and legal writing. It seems that we're not the only ones who are puzzled by this practice:
When Should You Capitalize Words? : Grammar Girl :: Quick and Dirty Tips ™
When Should You Capitalize Titles? : Grammar Girl :: Quick and Dirty Tips ™
Business Writing: Sales Department or sales department?
Please stop capitalizing every other word
Grammar and Writing - Capitalization of Titles
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