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Armed Forces Bill 2015-16

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsor:
Michael Fallon
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

Next event

  • 2nd reading: House of Lords 2nd reading: House of Lords | 11.02.2016

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 085, 2015-16, as brought from the Commons | PDF version, 144KB 12.01.2016

Latest news on the Armed Forces Bill 2015-16

First reading took place on 12 January 2016. This stage is a formality that signals the start of the Bill's journey through the Lords.

Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - is scheduled for 11 February.

Summary of the Armed Forces Bill 2015-16

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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