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Armed Forces (Statute of Limitations) Bill 2017-19

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)
Sponsor:
Richard Benyon

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

Next event

  • 2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons | 15.06.2018

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Latest news on the Armed Forces (Statute of Limitations) Bill 2017-19

This Bill is expected to have its second reading debate on Friday 15 June 2018.

This Bill was introduced to Parliament on Wednesday 1 November 2017 under the Ten Minute Rule. This allows an MP to make his or her case for a new  bill in a speech lasting up to ten minutes. An opposing speech may also be made before the House decides whether or not the bill should be introduced. If the MP is successful the bill is taken to have had its first reading.

This Bill is a Private Member’s Bill. These are often not printed until close to the second reading debate. If the text is not yet available here and you wish to know more about this bill please contact its sponsor, Richard Benyon.

Summary of the Armed Forces (Statute of Limitations) Bill 2017-19

A Bill to create statutory limitations on court proceedings against current and former members of the armed forces for certain alleged offences committed during military operations or similar circumstances; and for connected purposes.

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