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Armed Forces Act 2016

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsors:
Michael Fallon
Defence
Earl Howe
Defence

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

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

Last event

  • Royal Assent Royal Assent | 12.05.2016

Act of Parliament

House Act Date
Commons Armed Forces Act 2016 c.21 12.05.2016

Latest news on the Armed Forces Act 2016

Both Houses have agreed on the text of the Bill which now waits for the final stage of Royal Assent when the Bill will become an Act of Parliament. Royal Assent is scheduled for 12 May.

Summary of the Armed Forces Act 2016

A Bill to continue the Armed Forces Act 2006; to make provision about service discipline; to make provision about war pensions committees established under section 25 of the Social Security Act 1989; to make provision about Ministry of Defence fire-fighters; and for connected purposes.

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