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Armed Forces Bill

commons DisAgreeMENT and REASON

[The page and line references are to HL Bill 76, the bill as first printed for the Lords.]

After Clause 23

6

Insert the following new Clause—

 

“Commonwealth medals

 

After section 339 of AFA 2006 insert—

 

“339A

Commonwealth medals

 

Medals awarded by Commonwealth governments, including the Pingat

 

Jasa Malaysia Medal, to present or former members of Her Majesty’s

 

armed forces and other Crown servants may be worn without restriction.””

 

COMMONS DISAGREEMENT AND REASON

 

The Commons disagree to Lords Amendment No. 6 for the following Reason—

6A

Because it is not appropriate for Parliament to legislate on matters relating to medals.

 
 
HL Bill 10355/1

 
 

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HL Bill 10355/1

 
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