Amendment 13

Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill - Report – in the House of Lords at 6:30 pm on 13th April 2021.

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Lord Tunnicliffe:

Moved by Lord Tunnicliffe

13: After Clause 12, insert the following new Clause—“Restrictions on time limits: actions brought against the Crown by service personnelNothing in this Part applies to any action brought against the Crown by a person who is a member or former member of the regular or reserve forces, or of a British overseas territory force to whom section 369(2) of the Armed Forces Act 2006 (members of British overseas territories’ forces serving with UK forces) applies.”Member’s explanatory statementThis new Clause amends Part 2 of the Bill so that it explicitly excludes actions brought against the Crown by serving or former service personnel from the limitations on courts’ discretion that the Part imposes in respect of actions relating to overseas operations.

Division number 3 Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill - Report — Amendment 13

Aye: 300 Members of the House of Lords

No: 225 Members of the House of Lords

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Division conducted remotely on Amendment 13

Amendment 13 agreed.

Photo of The Earl of Kinnoull The Earl of Kinnoull Chair, European Union Committee, Principal Deputy Chairman of Committees, Chair, European Union Committee 6:48 pm, 13th April 2021

We now come to the group consisting of Amendment 14. Anyone wishing to press this amendment to a Division must make this clear in the debate.