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Bill documents — Defence Reform Act 2014

Act of Parliament

Full text of the Act of Parliament as passed by Parliament (this is the Act in its original state. The Act may have been amended by another Act and any such amendments are not shown in this version).

House Act of Parliament Date
Commons Defence Reform Act 2014 c.20 14.05.2014

Bills

Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 197 2013-14, Lords Amendments to the Bill | PDF version, 80KB 03.04.2014
Lords HL Bill 90 2013-14, as amended in Grand Committee | PDF version, 270KB 26.02.2014
Lords HL Bill 60 2013-14, as brought from the Commons | PDF version, 273KB 22.11.2013
Commons Bill 118 2013-14, as amended in Public Bill Committee | PDF version, 273KB 23.10.2013
Commons Bill 84 2013-14, as ordered by the House of Commons | PDF version, 287KB 04.07.2013

Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons

Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee of the whole House and in Public Bill Committees in the House of Commons

House Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons Date
Commons Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 463KB) 24.10.2013

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Bill 197-EN 2013-14, Explanatory Notes on Lords Amendments | PDF version, 35KB 03.04.2014
Lords HL Bill 60-EN 2013-14, Explanatory Notes to the Bill | PDF version, 183KB 22.11.2013
Commons Bill 84 2013-14, Explanatory Notes to the Bill | PDF version, 365KB 04.07.2013

Amendment papers

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed.

House Amendment Paper Date
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 29 April 2014 | PDF version, 103KB 29.04.2014
Commons Provisional Notices of Amendments and Added Names as at 10 April 2014 (PDF, 103KB) 10.04.2014
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 9 April 2014 | PDF version, 90KB 10.04.2014
Lords Amendment to be moved on Third Reading 29.03.2014
Lords Revised Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report 26.03.2014
Lords Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report 25.03.2014
Lords Amendment to be moved on Report [Supplementary to the Marshalled List] 22.03.2014
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report 21.03.2014
Lords Amendment to be moved on Report 19.03.2014
Lords Amendment to be moved on Report 14.03.2014
Lords Fourth Marshalled list of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 22.02.2014
Lords Third Marshalled list of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 08.02.2014
Lords Second Marshalled list of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 04.02.2014
Lords Marshalled list of Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 31.01.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 30.01.2014
Lords Amendment to be moved in Grand Committee 28.01.2014
Lords Amendments to be moved in Grand Committee 22.01.2014
Lords Amendment to be moved in Grand Committee 14.01.2014
Commons Consideration of Bill as at 20 November 2013 | PDF version, 40KB 20.11.2013
Commons Notices of Amendments given up to and including 18 November 2013 | PDF version, 42KB 19.11.2013
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 15 November 2013 | PDF version, 92KB 18.11.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments given on 5 November 2013 | PDF version, 103KB 06.11.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 22 October 2013 | PDF version, 35KB 22.10.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 17 October 2013 | PDF version, 143KB 17.10.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments given on 15 October 2013 | PDF version, 14KB 16.10.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 15 October 2013 | PDF version, 151KB 15.10.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 10 October 2013 | PDF version, 156KB 10.10.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments given on 8 October 2013 | PDF version, 99KB 09.10.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 8 October 2013 | PDF version, 153KB 08.10.2013
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 3 October 2013 | PDF version, 131KB 04.10.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 5 September 2013 | PDF version, 116KB 05.09.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 3 September 2013 | PDF version, 126KB 03.09.2013
Commons Notices of Amendments given up to and including 30 August 2013 | PDF version, 118KB 02.09.2013
Commons Notices of Amendments given on 17 July 2013 | PDF version, 72KB 18.07.2013

Selection of amendments: Commons

In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.

House Selection of amendments: Commons Date
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments (PDF, 147KB) 29.04.2014
Commons Consideration on Report (PDF, 8KB) 20.11.2013
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 4 (PDF, 9KB) 22.10.2013
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF, 13KB) 14.10.2013
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 2 (PDF, 13KB) 10.10.2013
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 9KB) 08.10.2013

Committee and report stage proceedings

Details of the Committee and report stage proceedings in the House of Commons. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.

House Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Date
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 29 April 2014 | PDF version, 91KB 30.04.2014
Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 20 November 2013 | PDF version, 37KB 21.11.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 22 October 2013 | PDF version, 125KB 23.10.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 17 October 2013 | PDF version, 120KB 18.10.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 15 October 2013 | PDF version, 107KB 16.10.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 10 October 2013 | PDF version, 118KB 11.10.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 8 October 2013 | PDF version, 106KB 09.10.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 5 September 2013 | PDF version, 96KB 06.09.2013
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 3 September 2013 | PDF version, 114KB 04.09.2013

Briefing papers

House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.

House Briefing papers Date
Commons Briefing Paper on the Lords Amendments 24.04.2014
Commons Briefing Paper on Report Stage and Third Reading 26.11.2013
Commons Committee Stage Report 29.10.2013
Commons Briefing Paper on Second Reading 11.07.2013

Select Committee reports

The following select committee reports have been identified as relevant to the debate on the Bill.

House Select Committee report Date
Commons Defence Committee: Defence Acquisition (HC 9, 2012-13) | PDF version, 1MB 12.07.2013
Commons Defence Committee: Defence Acquisition virtual evidence volume (HC 9, 2012-13) (PDF, 830KB) 12.07.2013
Commons Government response to Defence Committee: Defence Acquisition (HC 73, 2012-13) | PDF version, 1MB 12.07.2013

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Defence Reform Bill Committee announce evidence programme 02.09.2013
Commons Have your say on the Defence Reform Bill 18.07.2013

Written evidence

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

House Written evidence Date
Commons Associated Memoranda - consolidated pdf version (PDF, 1MB) 30.10.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Vice Chief of the Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal, Sir Stuart Peach DR11 23.10.2013
Commons Written Evidence: CBI DR06 09.10.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Army Rumour Service website DR07 09.10.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Professor K G Hambleton, I J Holder & Professor D L I Kirkpatrick DR08 09.10.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Professor Taylor and Dr Louth DR09 09.10.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Philip Dunne MP on behalf of Ministry of Defence DR10 09.10.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Defence Police Federation DR01 04.09.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Federation of Small Businesses DR02 04.09.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Prospect DR03 04.09.2013
Commons Written Evidence: ADS DR04 04.09.2013
Commons Written Evidence: Public and Commerical Services Union DR05 04.09.2013

Relevant documents

A collection of papers relevant to the bill

House Relevant documents Date
Commons Schedule of provisions in the Reserve Forces Act 1996 (PDF, 52KB) 16.10.2013

Impact Assessments

List of related Impact Assessments

House Impact Assessments Date
Impact Assessment (PDF, 673KB) 03.07.2013

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