Armed Forces: Visiting Personnel

House of Lords written question – answered on 8th May 2008.

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Photo of Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer Spokesperson in the Lords, Home Affairs

asked Her Majesty's Government:

When the Visiting Forces Act 1952 was last reviewed; and whether there are any current plans to review it.

Photo of Baroness Taylor of Bolton Baroness Taylor of Bolton Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) (Procurement)

The Visiting Forces Act 1952 (the Act) was passed to incorporate the provisions of the NATO Status of Forces Agreement 1951 into United Kingdom law. There has been no need to review the Act since 1952 nor are there any plans to review it in the foreseeable future.

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