Archive for August, 2007

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Sunrock Aircraft Corporation Ltd v Scandinavian Airlines System Denmark-Norway-Sweden [2007] EWCA Civ 882 (24 August 2007)

F & H (children), Re [2007] EWCA Civ 880 (24 August 2007)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Goodyer and Gomes v Government of Trinidad and Tobago [2007] EWHC 2012 (Admin) (22 August 2007)

Breckon v DPP [2007] EWHC 2013 (Admin) (22 August 2007)

High Court (Technology and Construction Court)

Dobson & Ors v Thames Water Utilities Ltd & Anor [2007] EWHC 2021 (TCC) (24 August 2007)

Source: www.bailii.org

Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Disease Control (England) (Amendment) Order 2007

The Road Safety Act 2006 (Commencement No. 2) Order 2007

The Housing Act 2004 (Commencement No. 9) (England and Wales) Order 2007

The Housing Benefit (Loss of Benefit) (Pilot Scheme) (Supplementary) Regulations 2007

The Tobacco Products (Manufacture, Presentation and Sale) (Safety) (Amendment) Regulations 2007

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk

Divorces down to record low but is it love that’s keeping couples together? – The Guardian

“The number of divorces in England and Wales has fallen to its lowest level since 1984 amid signs that changes in legal rulings and publicity surrounding big divorce settlements are encouraging couples to stay together.”

Full story

The Guardian,31st August 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

What is personal data? Information Commissioner updates guidance – OUT-LAW.com

“The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published new guidance yesterday that explains its view of what counts as personal data under the Data Protection Act (DPA). Information that is not personal data today may become personal data as technology advances, it says.”

Full story

OUT-LAW.com, 30th August 2007

Source: www.out-law.com

‘Commercially unimportant’ copyright infringement punished by injunction – OUT-LAW.com

“A software developer responsible for a copyright infringement described even by the copyright owner as insignificant still broke the law, a court has ruled. An injunction has been served even though the infringer has stopped using the technology.”

Full story

OUT-LAW.com, 31st August 2007

Source: www.out-law.com

July 21 lawyer faces investigation over bribery claims – The Guardian

“Scotland Yard was today investigating claims that a solicitor who represented some of the July 21 bombers tried to bribe a co-defendant.”

Full story

The Guardian, 30th August 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Driver who deflected speed guns guilty of perverting justice – The Guardian

“A businessman who had a speed gun ‘zapper’ fitted to his Range Rover and then denied knowledge of it to police was fined £5,000 yesterday and banned from driving for a year.”

Full story

The Guardian, 31st August 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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