Ministry of Defence: Regulation

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 12th January 2018.

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Photo of Priti Patel Priti Patel Conservative, Witham

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the title was of each set of regulations introduced by his Department in each month since May 2010; which of those regulations have been (a) subject to the (i) one in one out and (ii) one in two out procedure and (b) (i) revoked and (ii) amended; and what the net cost to (A) the public purse; and (B) business of those regulations is.

Photo of Mark Lancaster Mark Lancaster The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

Regulations introduced by the Ministry of Defence by month since May 2010 (by coming into force date) are listed below:

May 2010

The Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) Burghfield Byelaws 2010 – SI 2010/249

August 2010

The Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation Scheme) (Amendment) Order 2010 – SI 2010/1723

November 2010

The Reserve Forces Act 1996 (Isle of Man) Regulations 2010 – SI 2010/2643

The Reserve Forces Appeal Tribunals (Isle of Man) Rules 2010 – SI 2010/2644

The Armed Forces Act (Continuation) Order 2010 – SI 2010/2475

December 2010

The Visiting Forces (Designation) Order 2010 – SI 2010/2970

February 2011

The Armed Forces Redundancy Scheme 2006 and the Armed Forces Redundancy Etc. Schemes 2010 (Amendment) Order 2011 – SI 2011/208

April 2011

The Personal Injuries (Civilians) Scheme (Amendment) Order 2011 – SI 2011/811

The Naval, Military and Air Forces Etc. (Disablement and Death) Service Pensions (Amendment) Order 2011 – SI 2011/235

May 2011

The Pensions Appeal Tribunals Act 1943 (Armed Forces and Reserve Forces Compensation Scheme) (Rights of Appeal) Regulations 2011 – SI 2011/1240

The Pensions Appeal Tribunals Act 1943 (Armed Forces and Reserve Forces Compensation Scheme) (Time Limit for Appeals) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 – SI 2011/1239

The Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation Scheme) Order 2011 – SI 2011/517

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory Trading Fund Order 2011 – SI 2011/1330

June 2011

The Armed Forces Pension Scheme 2005 (Amendment) Order 2011 – SI 2011/1364

July 2011

The Armed Forces (Terms of Service) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 – SI 2011/1523

Harbours, Docks, Piers and Ferries - The Clyde Dockyard Port of Gareloch and Loch Long Order 2011 – SI 2011/1680

August 2011

The Thetford Range Byelaws 2011 – SI 2011/1142

The Defence and Security Public Contracts Regulations 2011 – SI 2011/1848

October 2011

The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Armed Forces) (Amendment) Order 2011 – SI 2011/2282

November 2011

The Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation Scheme) (Amendment) Order 2011 – SI 2011/2552

January 2012

The Armed Forces Redundancy Scheme 2006, The Armed Forces Redundancy Etc. Schemes 2010 And The Armed Forces Pension Scheme 2005 (Amendment) Order 2011 – SI 2011/3013

April 2012

The Armed Forces Act 2011 (Commencement No.1, Transitional and Transitory Provisions) Order 2012 – SI 2012/669 (C.15)

The Ministry Of Defence Police (Performance) Regulations 2012 – SI 2012/808

The Personal Injuries (Civilians) Scheme (Amendment) Order 2012 – SI 2012/670

The Northwood Headquarters Byelaws 2011 – SI 2011/3102

June 2012

The Protection of Military Remains Act 1986 (Designation of Vessels And Controlled Sites) Order 2012 – SI 2012/1110

July 2012

The Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation Scheme) (Amendment) Order 2012 – SI 2012/1573

September 2012

The Armed Forces (Enhanced Learning Credit Scheme and Further and Higher Education Commitment Scheme) Order 2012 – SI 2012/1796

The Ot Moor Range Byelaws 2012 – SI 2012/1478

October 2012

The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Armed Forces) (Amendment) Order 2012 – SI 2012/2505

November 2012

The Armed Forces Act (Continuation) Order 2012 – SI 2012/1750

December 2012

The Armed Forces Act 2011 (Commencement No.2) Order – SI 2012/2921 (C.116)

The Armed Forces (Powers of Stop and Search, Search, Seizure and Retention) Order 2012 – SI 2012/2919

April 2013

The Armed Forces Act 2011 (Commencement No.3) Order 2013 – SI 2013/784 (C.37)

The Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation Scheme) (Consequential Provisions: Primary Legislation) Order 2013 – SI 2013/796

The Naval, Military and Air Forces Etc. (Disablement and Death) Service Pensions (Amendment) Order 2013 – SI 2013/241

The Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation Scheme) (Amendment) Order 2013 – SI 2013/436

The Armed Forces and Reserve Forces Compensation Scheme (Consequential Provisions: Subordinate Legislation) Order 2013 – SI 2013/591

The Personal Injuries (Civilians) Scheme (Amendment) Order 2013 – SI 2013/707

The Visiting Forces (Designation) Order 2013 – SI 2013/540

The Caversfield SFA Byelaws 2012 – SI 2012/3088

August 2013

The Armed Forces (Court Martial) Rules 2013 – SI 2013/1851

The Armed Forces (Retrial for Serious Offences) Order 2013 – SI 2013/1852

October 2013

The Armed Forces (Interpretation, Translation and Alcohol and Drugs Tests) Rules 2013 – SI 2013/2527

The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Armed Forces) (Amendment) Order 2013 – SI 2013/2554

November 2013

The Armed Forces (Financial Penalty Enforcement Orders) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 – SI 2013/1761

The Armed Forces (Alcohol Limits for Prescribed Safety – Critical Duties Regulations 2013 – SI 2013/2787

The Armed Forces Act 2011 (Commencement No.4) Order 2013 – SI 2013/2501 (C.101)

The Armed Forces Act (Continuation) Order 2013 – SI 2013/2603

December 2013

The Armed Forces Early Departure Payments Scheme (Amendment) Order 2013 – SI 2013/2914

The Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation Scheme) (Consequential Provisions: Primary Legislation) (Northern Ireland) Order 2013 – SI 2013/3233

The Armed Forces (Remission of Fines) Order 2013 – SI 2013/3234

The Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation Scheme) (Consequential Provisions: Subordinate Legislation) (Northern Ireland) Order 2013 – SI 2013/3021

April 2014

The Naval, Military and Air Forces Etc. (Disablement and Death) Service Pensions (Amendment) Order 2014 – SI 2014/505

The Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation Scheme) (Amendment) Order 2014 – SI 2014/412

The Personal Injuries (Civilians) Scheme (Amendment) Order 2014 – SI 2014/444

May 2014

The Armed Forces (Powers of Stop and Search, Seizure and Retention) (Amendment) Order 2014 – SI 2014/934

June 2014

The Marriage of Same Sex Couples (Use of Armed Forces’ Chapels) Regulations 2014 – SI 2014/815

The Overseas Marriage (Armed Forces) Order 2014 – SI 2014/1108

The Armed Forces Act 2011 (Commencement No.5) Order 2014 – SI 2014/1444 (C.54)

July 2014

The Defence Reform Act 2014 (Commencement No.1) Order 2014 – SI 2014/1751 (C.75)

RAF Croughton Byelaws – SI 2014/855

RAF Barford St John Byelaws – SI 2014/862

September 2014

The Defence Reform Act 2014 (Commencement No.2) Order 2014 – SI 2014/2370 (C.101)

October 2014

The Reserve Forces (Payment to Employers and Partners) Regulations 2014 – SI 2014/2410

November 2014

The Armed Forces Act (Continuation) Order 2014 – SI 2014/1882

December 2014

The Defence Reform Act 2014 (Commencement No.3) Order 2014 – SI 2014/3162 (C.139)

The Armed Forces Pensions Scheme and Armed Forces Early Departure Payments Scheme (Amendment) Order 2014 – SI 2014/2958

The Single Source Contract Regulations 2014 – SI 2014/3337

January 2015

The Armed Forces Early Departure Payments Scheme Regulations 2014 – SI 2014/2328

The Armed Forces Pension Regulations 2014 – SI 2014/2336

The Armed Forces (Terms of Service) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 – SI 2014/3068

February 2015

The Ministry of Defence Police (Conduct etc.) Regulations 2015 – SI 2015/25

March 2015

The Reserve Forces (Call-Out and Recall) (Financial Assistance) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 – SI 2015/460

The Defence Reform Act 2014 (Commencement No.4) Order 2015 – SI 2015/791 (C.45)

April 2015

The Armed Forces (Transitional Provisions) Pensions Regulations 2015 – SI 2015/568

The Armed Forces Pensions Scheme and Armed Forces Early Departure Payments Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2015 – SI 2015/466

The Armed Forces (Enhanced Learning Credit Scheme and Further and Higher Education Commitment Scheme) Order 2015 – SI 2015/497

The Naval, Military and Air Forces Etc. (Disablement and Death) Service Pensions (Amendment) Order 2015 – SI 2015/208

The Personal Injuries (Civilians) Scheme (Amendment) Order 2015 – SI 2015/555

The Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation Scheme) (Amendment) Order 2015 – SI 2015/413

The Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 (Application to Service Courts) (Amendment) Order 2015 – SI 2015/727

The Court Martial and Service Civilian (Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999) (Amendment) Rules 2015 – SI 2015/726

The Energy Act 2013 (Commencement No.3) Order 2015 – SI 2015/817 (C.49)

October 2015

Brize Norton Byelaws 2015 – SI 2015/1467

Sculthorpe Training Area Byelaws – SI 2015/1492

November 2015

The Armed Forces Act (Continuation) Order 2015 – SI 2015/1766

The Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 (Application to Service Courts) (Amendment) (No.2) Order 2015 – SI 2015/1805

The Criminal Justice (Armed Forces Code of Practice for Victims of Crime) Regulations 2015 – SI 2015/1811

The Armed Forces (Service Court Rules) (Amendment) Rules 2015 – SI 2015/1812

The Summary Appeal Court (Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999) Rules 2015 – SI 2015/1813

The Court Martial Appeal Court (Amendment) Rules 2015 – SI 2015/1814

January 2016

The Armed Forces (Service Complaints Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2015 – SI 2015/2064

The Armed Forces (Service Complaints) Regulations 2015 – SI 2015/1955

The Armed Forces (Service Complaints Ombudsman Investigations) Regulations 2015 – SI 2015/1956

The Armed Forces (Service Complaints and Financial Assistance) Act 2015 (Commencement) Regulations 2015 – SI 2015/1957 (C.121)

The Armed Forces (Service Complaints and Financial Assistance) Act 2015 (Transitional and Savings Provisions) Regulations 2015 – SI 2015/1969

April 2016

The Armed Forces (Enhanced Learning Credit Scheme and Further and Higher Education Commitment Scheme) (Amendment) Order 2016 – SI 2016/310

The Naval, Military and Air Forces Etc. (Disablement and Death) Service Pensions (Amendment) Order 2016 – SI 2016/374

May 2016

The Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation Scheme) (Amendment) Order 2016 – SI 2016/557

August 2016

The Reserve Forces Acts 1980 and 1996 (Isle of Man) (Amendment) Order 2016 – SI 2016/746

The Templeton Training Area Byelaws 2016 – SI 2016/508

October 2016

The Visiting Forces (Designation) Order 2016 – SI 2016/998

December 2016

The Armed Forces Act 2011 (Commencement No.6) Order 2016 – SI 2016/1232

March 2017

The Ministry of Defence Police (Conduct, Performance and Appeals Tribunals) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 – SI 2017/84

The Protection of Military Remains Act 1986 (Designation of Vessels and Controlled Sites) Order 2017 – SI 2017/147

April 2017

The Personal Injuries (Civilians) Scheme (Amendment) Order 2017 – SI 2017/149

The Naval, Military and Air Forces Etc. (Disablement and Death) Service Pensions (Amendment) Order 2017 – SI 2017/161

The Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation Scheme) (Amendment) Order 2017 – SI 2017/247

May 2017

The Armed Forces Act (Continuation) Order 2017 – SI 2017/569

November 2017

The Armed Forces Act 2016 (Commencement No. 1) Regulations 2017 – SI 2017/1131 (C.105)

December 2017

The War Pensions Committees (Amendment) Regulations 2017 – SI 2017/1133

The International Headquarters and Defence Organisations (Designation and Privileges) Order 2017 – SI 2017/1276

January 2018

The Maritime Enforcement Powers (Persons of a Specified Description) Regulations 2017 – SI 2017/1188

Which of those regulations have been (a) subject to the (i) one in one out and (ii) one in two out procedure?

(i) None.

(ii) None.

(b) (i) revoked and (ii) amended?

(i) The following instruments have been revoked:

  • The Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation Scheme) (Amendment) Order 2010 – SI 2010/1723
  • The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory Trading Fund Order 2011 – SI 2011/1330
  • The Protection of Military Remains Act 1986 (Designation of Vessels And Controlled Sites) Order 2012 – SI 2012/1110

(i) The following instruments have been amended:

  • The Armed Forces (Enhanced Learning Credit Scheme and Further and Higher Education Commitment Scheme) Order 2012 – SI 2012/1796
  • The Ministry Of Defence Police (Performance) Regulations 2012 – SI 2012/808
  • The Ministry of Defence Police (Conduct etc.) Regulations 2015 – SI 2015/25

What is the net cost to (A) the public purse; and (B) business of those regulations?

Regulations introduced, amended and revoked are a result of the regular updating and consolidation of departmental secondary legislation and the conduct of departmental business. They are prepared within existing departmental resources and do not have any external financial impact. An exception to this is the Single Source Contract Regulations 2014 (SI 2014/3337) which may have a financial impact on suppliers, but there is scope for suppliers to obtain reimbursement of necessary costs through the allowable costs of their contracts.

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