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Bill stages — Armed Forces Act 2016

Dates for all stages of the passage of the Bill, including links to the debates.

Stage Date
1st reading: House of Commons 1st reading: House of Commons 16 September, 2015 16.09.2015
2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons 15 October, 2015 15.10.2015
Armed Forces Bill Select Committee: House of Commons Armed Forces Bill Select Committee: House of Commons 15 October, 2015 15.10.2015
Programme motion: House of Commons Programme motion: House of Commons 15 October, 2015 15.10.2015
Committee: 1st sitting: House of Commons Committee: 1st sitting: House of Commons 16 December, 2015 16.12.2015
Programme motion: House of Commons Programme motion: House of Commons 16 December, 2015 16.12.2015
Report stage: House of Commons Report stage: House of Commons 11 January, 2016 11.01.2016
3rd reading: House of Commons 3rd reading: House of Commons 11 January, 2016 11.01.2016
1st reading (Hansard): House of Lords 1st reading (Hansard): House of Lords 12 January, 2016 12.01.2016
1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 12 January, 2016 12.01.2016
2nd reading (Hansard): House of Lords 2nd reading (Hansard): House of Lords 11 February, 2016 11.02.2016
2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 11 February, 2016 11.02.2016
Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard): House of Lords Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard): House of Lords 1 March, 2016 01.03.2016
Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 1 March, 2016 01.03.2016
Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords 3 March, 2016 03.03.2016
Committee: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceeedings): House of Lords Committee: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceeedings): House of Lords 3 March, 2016 03.03.2016
Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 27 April, 2016 27.04.2016
3rd reading (Hansard): House of Lords 3rd reading (Hansard): House of Lords 5 May, 2016 05.05.2016
3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 5 May, 2016 05.05.2016
Programme motion: House of Commons Programme motion: House of Commons 11 May, 2016 11.05.2016
Ping Pong: House of Commons Ping Pong: House of Commons 11 May, 2016 11.05.2016
Royal Assent Royal Assent 12.05.2016

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