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Notices of Amendments: 5 March 2015                     

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Armed Forces (Service Complaints and Financial Assistance) Bill -[ ], continued

 
 

(c)    

where, by virtue of section 340H(4A), the Ombudsman finds

 

maladministration in the handling of a service complaint, the

 

Ombudsman’s recommendations (if any) as a result of that finding.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment provides for the recommendations which the Service Complaints Ombudsman

 

can make as a result of findings on an investigation under any paragraph of new section 340H(1)

 

or by virtue of new section 340H(6).

 

Secretary Michael Fallon

 

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Clause  2,  page  9,  line  5,  leave out “(2)” and insert “(2A)(b) or (c)”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on amendment 18.

 

Secretary Michael Fallon

 

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Clause  2,  page  9,  line  8,  after “maladministration”, insert “or undue delay to which

 

the finding relates”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on amendment 18.

 

Secretary Michael Fallon

 

21

 

Clause  2,  page  9,  line  10,  after “maladministration”, insert “or undue delay”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on amendment 18.

 

Rory Stewart

 

Mrs Madeleine Moon

 

Derek Twigg

 

John Woodcock

 

Richard Benyon

 

Mr Dai Havard

 

Sir Bob Russell

 

Mr James Gray

 

Dr Julian Lewis

 

Ms Gisela Stuart

 

Mr Jeffrey M. Donaldson

 

Bob Stewart

 

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Clause  2,  page  9,  line  25,  leave out paragraph (c) and insert—

 

“(c)    

provision for the imposition on those to whom reports are sent of

 

obligations of confidentiality in the interests of—

 

(i)    

national security; or

 

(ii)    

the safety of any person.”


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 5 March 2015                     

1737

 

Armed Forces (Service Complaints and Financial Assistance) Bill -[ ], continued

 
 

Rory Stewart

 

Mrs Madeleine Moon

 

Derek Twigg

 

John Woodcock

 

Richard Benyon

 

Mr Dai Havard

 

Sir Bob Russell

 

Mr James Gray

 

Dr Julian Lewis

 

Ms Gisela Stuart

 

Mr Jeffrey M. Donaldson

 

Bob Stewart

 

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Clause  2,  page  9,  line  30,  at end insert—

 

“(aa)    

accept the findings and recommendations of the Service Complaints

 

Ombudsman.”

 

Rory Stewart

 

Mrs Madeleine Moon

 

Derek Twigg

 

John Woodcock

 

Richard Benyon

 

Mr Dai Havard

 

Sir Bob Russell

 

Mr James Gray

 

Dr Julian Lewis

 

Ms Gisela Stuart

 

Mr Jeffrey M. Donaldson

 

Bob Stewart

 

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Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  2,  page  9,  line  32,  leave out “(if any)”

 

Rory Stewart

 

Mrs Madeleine Moon

 

Derek Twigg

 

John Woodcock

 

Richard Benyon

 

Mr Dai Havard

 

Sir Bob Russell

 

Mr James Gray

 

Dr Julian Lewis

 

Ms Gisela Stuart

 

Mr Jeffrey M. Donaldson

 

Bob Stewart

 

35

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  2,  page  9,  leave out lines 35 to 37.

 

Rory Stewart

 

Mrs Madeleine Moon

 

Derek Twigg

 

John Woodcock

 

Richard Benyon

 

Mr Dai Havard

 

Sir Bob Russell

 

Mr James Gray

 

Dr Julian Lewis

 

Ms Gisela Stuart

 

Mr Jeffrey M. Donaldson

 

Bob Stewart

 

36

 

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Clause  2,  page  12,  line  14,  at end add—

 

“( )    

The Ombudsman may report to the Secretary of State on any matter relating to

 

service complaints and the procedure for the handling of service complaints as the

 

Ombudsman considers appropriate.”

 


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 5 March 2015                     

1738

 

Armed Forces (Service Complaints and Financial Assistance) Bill -[ ], continued

 
 

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

 

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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