Armed Forces (Flexible Working) Bill [HL]: Committee Stage: Lords Amendment - 4

Clause 1

Page 1, line 14, at end insert—
“( ) After subsection (2) insert—
“(2A) With regard to the rights conferred on a person by subsection (2)(ha) to (j), the regulations must specify—
(a) whether and for how long a person must have served in a regular force before being entitled to apply for those rights;
(b) to whom and in what manner a person must apply;
(c) how many times a person may apply to exercise those rights;
(d) whether there is any limit on the number of times a person may have an application approved;
(e) for what specific periods of time a person will not be required for duty or liable for overseas deployment;
(f) if the application is approved, for how long the agreed arrangements may remain in place;
(g) the factors that may be taken in account when considering an application;
(h) how the agreed arrangements may be altered or suspended; and
(i) if an application is refused, how a person may appeal the decision.””
Decision: Withdrawn after debate