Archive for July 16th, 2007

Your boss may own your Facebook details – Daily Telegraph

“Employees who use social networking sites like Facebook, Myspace and Bebo could find their bosses own part of the content, lawyers have warned.”

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Daily Telegraph, 16th July 2007


Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Regulatory Reform (Financial Services and Markets Act 2000) Order 2007

The Company and Business Names (Amendment) Regulations 2007

The Home Information Pack (Redress Scheme) (No.2) Order 2007

The Gambling Act 2005 (Club Gaming Permits) (Authorised Gaming) Regulations 2007

The Gambling Act 2005 (Exempt Gaming in Clubs) Regulations 2007

The Gambling Act 2005 (Gaming in Clubs) Regulations 2007

The Gambling Act 2005 (Exempt Gaming in Alcohol-Licensed Premises) Regulations 2007

The Police Pension Fund Regulations 2007

The Court of Protection Rules 2007

The Vaccine Damage Payments Act 1979 Statutory Sum Order 2007

The Occupational Pensions Schemes (Winding Up, Winding Up Notices and Reports etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2007

The Mental Capacity Act 2005 (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Order 2007

The Civil Aviation (Access to Air Travel for Disabled Persons and Persons with Reduced Mobility) Regulations 2007

The Mental Capacity Act 2005 (Transfer of Proceedings) Order 2007

The Mental Capacity Act 2005 (Commencement No. 2) Order 2007

The Education (Penalty Notices) (England) Regulations 2007

The Traffic Management Act 2004 (Commencement No. 4 and Transitional Provisions) (England) Order 2007

The Education (Provision of Full-Time Education for Excluded Pupils) (England) Regulations 2007

The Education (Parenting contracts and Parenting Orders) (England) Regulations 2007

Regulatory Reform (Collaboration etc. between Ombudsmen) Order 2007

The Police Act 1997 (Criminal Records) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2007

The Coal Mines (Control of Inhalable Dust) Regulations 2007


New cremation regulations to prevent another Shipman – Ministry of Justice

“Bereaved families will have the right to inspect the medical forms of a deceased family member before cremation, under new proposals published today. The proposals are designed to help stop a repeat of the murders by Harold Shipman.”

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Ministry of Justice press release, 16th July 2007


OAP’s rapist jailed indefinitely – BBC News

“A rapist who described his attack on an elderly woman ‘monstrous’ has been given an indefinite prison sentence.”

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BBC News, 16th July 2007


Judge grants Shambo reprieve – The Guardian

“Shambo, the temple bullock ordered destroyed after a test suggested he may have TB, was reprieved by a high court judge today.”

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The Guardian, 16th July 2007


Cadbury faces ‘unlimited’ fine in outbreak case – The Times

“Cadbury Schweppes will attempt this morning to temper a potential million-pound fine set to be levied upon the drinks and confectionery group as the case against the company for causing a national outbreak of salmonella reaches its conclusion.”

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The Times, 16th July 2007


Top law firm ‘closed its eyes’ to laws on age discrimination – The Times

“Its partners earn millions of pounds a year advising clients on employment and benefits issues, but Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer omitted to check that changes to its own pension scheme were legal, it emerged yesterday.”

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The Times, 14th July 2007


July 2007