Wednesday 9th November 2022
The primary audience for this Guidance is the specified bodies across the UK that are subject to the Duty. This Guidance will also be of interest to members of the Armed Forces Community, and other organisations that work with them.
The Armed Forces Covenant Duty is a legal obligation on certain public bodies to pay due regard to the Covenant principles when exercising certain functions.
The purpose of this guidance is to assist the specified bodies comply with their legal obligations, by providing information about the Duty and those people within the Armed Forces Community who are beneficiaries of the Duty.
It highlights the issues these people can face as a result of Service life, and illustrates good practice in the areas of healthcare, education and housing.
From: Ministry of Defence Published 8 November 2022
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