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New Clause

 

Anna Soubry

 

NC1

 

To move the following Clause

 

         

“Transitional provision

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State may by regulations make transitional, transitory or saving

 

provision in connection with the coming into force of sections 1 to 3 and the

 

Schedule.

 

(2)    

The power under subsection (1) includes power—

 

(a)    

to modify the operation of the old complaints provisions in relation to

 

pre-commencement complaints;

 

(b)    

to apply any of the new complaints provisions (with or without

 

modifications) in relation to pre-commencement complaints.

 

(3)    

Regulations under this section—

 

(a)    

may make different provision for different purposes;

 

(b)    

may make provision generally or in relation to cases of a description

 

specified in the regulations.

 

(4)    

Regulations under this section are to be made by statutory instrument; and an

 

instrument containing regulations under this section is subject to annulment in

 

pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

 

(5)    

In this section—

 

“the new complaints provisions” means—

 

(a)    

the provisions of, or made under, Part 14A of the Armed Forces

 

Act 2006, and

 

(b)    

section 365B of that Act;

 

“the old complaints provisions” means—

 

(a)    

sections 334 to 339 of the Armed Forces Act 2006 and provision

 

made under any of those sections, and

 

(b)    

section 366 of that Act;

 

“pre-commencement complaint” means a complaint under section 334 of

 

the Armed Forces Act 2006 that is made before the coming into force of

 

section 2(2) of this Act.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

The new clause inserted by this amendment confers power on the Secretary of State to make

 

regulations containing transitional, transitory or saving provision in connection with the coming

 

into force of clauses 1 to 3 and the Schedule.

 

 

Order of the House [2 February 2015]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Armed Forces (Service Complaints and

 

Financial Assistance) Bill [Lords]

 

Committal

 

1.    

The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

 

Proceedings in Public Bill Committee

 

2.    

Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously


 
 

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concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 12 February 2015.

 

3.    

The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on

 

which it meets.

 

Consideration and Third Reading

 

4.    

Proceedings on Consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the

 

day on which those proceedings are commenced.

 

5.    

Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

 

6.    

Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to

 

proceedings on Consideration and Third Reading.

 

Other Proceedings

 

7.    

Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on

 

consideration of any message from the Lords) may be programmed.

 


 
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