Archive for February 19th, 2008

Jail move over open-ended terms – BBC News

“Prisoners on a type of open-ended sentence in England and Wales are being moved to lower-security prisons, to try to ease pressures in the system.”

Full story

BBC News, 19th February 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Couple jailed for packing 41 pets into caravan – The Guardian

“A couple have been jailed for four months and banned from keeping pets for life after cramming 34 cats and seven dogs into a 7ft by 12ft caravan.”

Full story

The Guardian, 19th February 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Miscellaneous Food Additives and the Sweeteners in Food (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2008

The Regulated Covered Bonds Regulations 2008

The Council Tax (Electronic Communications) (England) Order 2008

The Council Tax (Valuations, Alteration of Lists and Appeals) (England) Regulations 2008

The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (External Requests and Orders) (Amendment) Order 2008

The European Communities (Designation) Order 2008

The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (Investigations in different parts of the United Kingdom) (Amendment) Order 2008

The Guardian’s Allowance Up-rating (Northern Ireland) Order 2008

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

The Ministry of Justice v Prison Officers Association (POA) [2008] EWHC 239 (QB) (18 February 2008)

Crystal Palace FC (2000) Ltd. v Dowie [2008] EWHC 240 (QB) (18 February 2008)

Newton-Sealey v Armorgroup Services Ltd & Ors [2008] EWHC 233 (QB) (14 February 2008)

HM Revenue & Customs v James (t/a M&D Enterprise) [2008] EWHC 230 (QB) (14 February 2008)

Brampton v Rust & Anor [2008] EWHC 216 (QB) (06 February 2008)

High Court (Technology and Construction Court)

Orange Personal Communications Services Ltd v Hoare Lea (A Firm) [2008[ EWHC 223 (TCC) (12 February 2008)

Multiplex Construction (UK) Ltd v Cleveland Bridge UK Ltd & Anor [2008] EWHC 231 (TCC) (07 February 2008)

Lambson Fine Chemicals Ltd v Merlion Capital Housing Ltd [2008] EWHC 168 (TCC) (07 February 2008)

Source: www.bailii.org

Lord Falconer warns news media – BBC Law in Action

“The former Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer, tells Law in Action that archived internet stories bearing on pending criminal cases should be removed from the web.”

Full story

BBC Law in Action, 19th February 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

High Court (Chancery Division)

Blackburn (t/a Alan Blackburn Sports Ltd) v Revenue and Customs [2008] EWHC 266 (Ch) (19 February 2008)

Budejovicky Budvar Narodni Podnik v Anheuser-Busch Inc [2008] EWHC 263 (Ch) (19 February 2008)

Breakspear & Ors v Ackland & Anor [2008] EWHC 220 (Ch) (19 February 2008)

Hopper v Hopper & Ors [2008] EWHC 228 (Ch) (19 February 2008)

Ansari v New India Assurance Ltd. [2008] EWHC 243 (Ch) (18 February 2008)

Gomez & Ors v Encarnacion Gomez-Monche Vives & Ors [2008] EWHC 259 (Ch) (18 February 2008)

Fowles v Heathrow Airport Ltd [2008] EWHC 219 (Ch) (15 February 2008)

AMG Global Nominees (Private) Ltd v SMM Holdings Ltd & Anor. [2008] EWHC 221 (Ch) (13 February 2008)

Falmouth House Ltd & Anor v Rahmizadeh & Ors [2008] EWHC 214 (Ch) (12 February 2008)

Alitalia-Linee Aeree Italiane SPA v Rotunno & Ors [2008] EWHC 185 (Ch) (08 February 2008)

Dadourian Group International & Anor v Simms & Ors [2008] EWHC 186 (Ch) (07 February 2008)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Gater Assets Ltd v Nak Naftogaz Ukrainiy [2008] EWHC 237 (Comm) (15 February 2008)

Ferryways NV v Associated British Ports [2008] EWHC 225 (Comm) (14 February 2008)

Standard Life Assurance Ltd v Oak Dedicated Ltd & Ors [2008] EWHC 222 (Comm) (13 February 2008)

Verity Shipping SA (“Owners”) & Anor v NVNorexa & Ors [2008] EWHC 213 (Comm) (13 February 2008)

Fujitsu Services Ltd v Electronic Data Systems Ltd [2008] EWHC 211 (Comm) (12 February 2008)

High Court (Patents Court)

Knorr-Bremse Systems for Commercial Vehicles Ltd v Haldex Brake Products GmbH [2008] EWHC 156 (Pat) (07 February 2008)

Autonomy Corporation Ltd v The Comptroller General of Patents, Trade Marks & Designs [2008] EWHC 146 (Pat) (06 February 2008)

Source: www.bailii.org

Porsche takes on Mayor of London over congestion charge – The Times

“Porsche is to mount a legal challenge to Ken Livingstone’s decision to raise the London congestion charge from £8 to £25 for the highest-polluting vehicles.”

Full story

The Times, 19th February 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk


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