Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation Scheme) (Consequential Provisions: Primary Legislation) (Northern Ireland) Order 2013 comes into force

Implementation date: 28 October 2013

The order gives full effect to s.1(2) of the Armed Forces (Pensions and Compensation Scheme) Act 2004. It relates to a new payment, called the armed forces independence payment, under the compensation scheme for payments payable to or in respect of a person by reason of illness, injury or death caused by service in the armed forces or reserve forces. The draft order can be viewed on the UK legislation website.