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Report Stage Proceedings: 20 November 2013              

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Defence Reform Bill, continued

 
 

‘(5)    

A person commits an offence if, prior to information being presented to the

 

Secretary of State in accordance with section 26, the person discloses that

 

information.

 

(6)    

A person who is guilty of an offence under subsection (5) is liable—

 

(a)    

on summary conviction, to imprisonment for not more than 12 months or

 

to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum (or both); or

 

(b)    

on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for not more than two

 

years or to a fine (or both).’.

 


 

Mr John Baron

 

Mr David Davis

 

Mr Nigel Dodds

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Brian Binley

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

Sir Edward Leigh

 

Not called  3

 

Clause  49,  page  31,  line  32,  leave out ‘1 to 3’ and insert ‘1 and 2’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment will delay the application of Part III (Reserve Forces) until the report and Secre­

 

tary of State’s recommendation in NC3 have been approved.

 

John McDonnell

 

Not called  12

 

Clause  49,  page  31,  line  32,  leave out ‘1’ and insert ‘2’.

 

John McDonnell

 

Not called  13

 

Clause  49,  page  31,  line  33,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

Part 1 comes into force on such day as the Secretary of State may determine by

 

order made by draft statutory instrument, laid before and approved by resolution

 

of each House of Parliament.’.

 

Mr John Baron

 

Mr David Davis

 

Mr Nigel Dodds

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Brian Binley

 

Mr David Ruffley

 

Sir Edward Leigh

 

Not called  4

 

Clause  49,  page  31,  line  35,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

Part 3 shall not come into force unless the receommendation referred to in section

 

Report on Future Reserves 2020 has been approved by both Houses, and may

 

then be brought into force on such day or days as the Secretary of State may by

 

order made by statutory instrument appoint.’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment will delay the application of Part III (Reserve Forces) until the report and Secre­


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 20 November 2013              

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Defence Reform Bill, continued

 
 

tary of State’s recommendation in NC3 have been approved.

 


 

Secretary Philip Hammond

 

Agreed to  1

 

Schedule  1,  page  34,  line  6,  leave out ‘apart from sections 33 to 42’.

 

Bill read the third time, and passed.

 


 
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