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Armed Forces Act 2006

Section 137: Service compensation orders: maximum amount

290.This section sets out the maximum amount for a service compensation order (or a combination of them) that may be awarded by a CO. The maximum is currently set at £1,000. The section also provides that the Secretary of State may substitute for the sum specified another appropriate sum. However, the Secretary of State may only alter the specified sum in order to stay in line with changes to the value of money.

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