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Defence Reform Act 2014

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Defence procurement

    1. Defence procurement arrangements

      1. 1.Arrangements for providing defence procurement services

      2. 2.Financial assistance

      3. 3.Financial claims against contractors or former contractors

      4. 4.Exemptions relating to premises used by a contractor

      5. 5.Jurisdiction of Ministry of Defence Police

      6. 6.Status of contractor

      7. 7.Restrictions on disclosure or use of information

      8. 8.Intellectual property rights

    2. Transfers

      1. 9.Transfer of employees: application of TUPE regulations

      2. 10.Transfer schemes

    3. General

      1. 11.Financial provisions

      2. 12.Interpretation of this Part

  3. Part 2 Single source contracts

    1. Single Source Regulations Office

      1. 13.Single Source Regulations Office (or “SSRO”)

    2. Qualifying defence contracts

      1. 14.Regulations relating to qualifying defence contracts

    3. Pricing of contracts

      1. 15.Pricing of contracts

      2. 16.Pricing of contracts: supplementary

      3. 17.Contract profit rate

      4. 18.Contract profit rate: supplementary

      5. 19.Rates etc relevant to determining contract profit rate

      6. 20.Allowable costs

      7. 21.Final price adjustment

      8. 22.Recovery of unpaid amounts

    4. Transparency

      1. 23.Records

      2. 24.Reports on qualifying defence contracts

      3. 25.Reports on overheads and forward planning etc

      4. 26.Duty to report relevant events, circumstances and information

      5. 27.Records and reports: restrictions

    5. Sub-contracts

      1. 28.Qualifying sub-contracts

      2. 29.Determining whether a contract is a qualifying sub-contract

      3. 30.Application of Part to qualifying sub-contracts

    6. Compliance

      1. 31.Compliance notice

      2. 32.Penalty notice

      3. 33.Amount of penalty

      4. 34.Enforcement

    7. SSRO: other functions

      1. 35.Opinions and determinations

      2. 36.Recording, review and analysis functions

      3. 37.Provision of other services to Secretary of State

    8. Disclosure of information

      1. 38.Disclosure of information

    9. Review

      1. 39.Review of Part and regulations under it

      2. 40.Power to repeal Part

    10. General

      1. 41.Single source contract regulations: time limits and determinations

      2. 42.Single source contract regulations: general

      3. 43.Interpretation etc

  4. Part 3 Reserve forces

    1. 44.Renaming of Army Reserve and Territorial Army

    2. 45.Call out of members of reserve forces

    3. 46.Payments to employers etc of members of reserve forces

    4. 47.Report on volunteer reserve forces

    5. 48.Unfair dismissal of reserve forces: no qualifying period of employment

  5. Part 4 Final provisions

    1. 49.Extent

    2. 50.Commencement

    3. 51.Short title

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Exemptions relating to premises used by a contractor

      1. 1.Introduction

      2. 2.Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (c. 56)

      3. 3.Nuclear Installations Act 1965 (c. 57)

      4. 4.Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (c. 37)

      5. 5.Radioactive Substances Act 1993 (c. 12)

      6. 6.Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010 (S.I. 2010/675)

      7. 7.Power to create other exemptions

      8. 8.Orders under this Schedule

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Restrictions on disclosure or use of information

      1. 1.Introduction

      2. 2.Disclosure between the parties etc

      3. 3.Disclosure and use for audit purposes

      4. 4.Unauthorised disclosure of information

      5. 5.Unauthorised use of information

      6. 6.Interpretation: general

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Transfer schemes under section 10

      1. 1.Transfer of property, rights and liabilities

      2. 2.Provision that may be made by a transfer scheme

      3. 3.Compensation

      4. 4.Foreign property

      5. 5.Incidental etc provision

      6. 6.Modification of transfer schemes

      7. 7.Interpretation etc

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Single Source Regulations Office

      1. 1.Membership

      2. 2.Executive members: appointment and status

      3. 3.Non-executive members: tenure

      4. 4.Suspension from office

      5. 5.(1) Where a person is suspended from office as the...

      6. 6.Payment of non-executive members

      7. 7.Staff etc

      8. 8.(1) The SSRO may make arrangements— (a) for persons to...

      9. 9.Superannuation

      10. 10.Procedure

      11. 11.Committees

      12. 12.Accounts and audit

      13. 13.Annual report

      14. 14.Powers

      15. 15.Seal and evidence

      16. 16.Finance

      17. 17.Status

      18. 18.Parliamentary Commissioner

      19. 19.Disqualification

      20. 20.In Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland...

      21. 21.Freedom of information

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Restrictions on disclosing information

      1. 1.Information to which Schedule applies

      2. 2.Offence of disclosing information

      3. 3.Disclosure with consent

      4. 4.Disclosure of information already available to public

      5. 5.Other permitted disclosures

      6. 6.Power to prohibit disclosure

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Call out of members of reserve forces: transitional classes

      1. 1.The Reserve Forces Act 1996 is amended as follows.

      2. 2.(1) Section 129 (application of Act to persons currently serving...

      3. 3.In the heading of that section, for “persons currently serving...

      4. 4.(1) Schedule 9 (application of Act to transitional members) is...

      5. 5.In the heading of Schedule 9, for “transitional members” substitute...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Payments to employers etc of members of reserve forces: supplementary

      1. 1.Reserve Forces Act 1996 (c. 14)

      2. 2.In the heading before section 83, for “call out or...

      3. 3.In the headings of sections 83 and 84, after “in...

      4. 4.(1) Section 85 (regulations under section 83 or 84: supplementary)...

      5. 5.Accordingly, in the heading of section 85, for “or 84”...

      6. 6.(1) Section 86 (power to suspend payments due to national...

      7. 7.In section 87 (offences in connection with claims for payments),...

      8. 8.In section 89(2) (jurisdiction and powers of reserve forces appeal...

      9. 9.In Schedule 9 (application of Act to transitional members), in...

      10. 10.Transitional provision

      11. 11.A section 84A offence is to be treated for the...

      12. 12.(1) This paragraph applies if section 85(1) of the Legal...

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