Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments First Special Report


APPENDIX

DEPARTMENTAL RETURNS

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE: INSTRUMENTS OUTSTANDING FROM 1997

Total number of Instruments outstanding: 2


JCSI Report

Instrument Title

Regulation No and Ground for reporting

Observation in 1997 Return

Observations

1997/98





2nd

Reserve Forces Act 1996 (Transitional, Consequential and Savings Provisions) Regulations 1997 (S.I. 1997/306)

19: defective drafting


23: defective drafting


Awaiting opportunity to act on comments and amend

Awaiting opportunity to act on comments and amend


Correction made by reg. 12 of S.I. 1998/3086



Section 83 of the Reserve Forces Act 1980, which was substituted by regulation 23 was repealed by para 8 of the Schedule to S.I. 1998/3086


3rd

Reserve Forces Appeals Tribunals Rules 1997 (S.I. 1997/798)

Rule 28(1): limited use of powers

The Department has been unable to review how the Rules work in practice as no appeals have been made. Callout has to date been strictly limited to volunteers whose employers had clearly signified assent. Until call-out is widespread and compulsory, we believe that appeals will be infrequent

The Department has been unable to review how the Rules work in practice as no appeal to the Reserve Forces Appeals Tribunal has yet been made.


 
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