Corporate report

Scientific Advisory Committee on the Medical Implications of Less-Lethal weapons triennial review

Reviewing the function, form and governance of the Scientific Advisory Committee on the Medical Implications of Less-Lethal Weapons (SACMILL).

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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In April 2011, Cabinet Office announced that all Non-Departmental Public Bodies (NDPBs) still in existence following the reforms brought about by the Public Bodies Act would have to undergo a substantive review at least once every three years.

The triennial review into the Ministry of Defence (MOD)sponsored NDPB the Scientific Advisory Committee on the Medical Implications of Less-Lethal Weapons (SACMILL) was initiated on 30 August 2013 and subsequently announced to Parliament through a Written Ministerial Statement dated 13 September 2013.

The aim of the triennial review of SACMILL, an advisory NDPB sponsored by the MOD, is to ensure that SACMILL meets a continuing governmental requirement for advice, is effective and meets policy and governance guidelines as well as providing value for money.

Published 16 May 2014