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Armed Forces (Service Complaints and Financial Assistance) Act 2015

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsors:
Lord Astor of Hever
Ministry of Defence
Michael Fallon
Ministry of Defence

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Lords

  1. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Last event

Act of Parliament

House Act Date
Commons Armed Forces (Service Complaints and Financial Assistance) Act 2015 c.19 30.03.2015

Latest news on the Armed Forces (Service Complaints and Financial Assistance) Act 2015

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 26 March. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

The 2014-2015 session of Parliament has prorogued and this Bill will make no further progress.

Summary of the Armed Forces (Service Complaints and Financial Assistance) Act 2015

The Bill would improve and strengthen the Service Complaints system by transforming the existing Service Complaints Commissioner into a new Service Complaints Ombudsman. It also contains provisions relating to financial assistance for the armed forces community.

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