Archive for February 25th, 2008

Consumer group claims software licences are unfair – OUT-LAW.com

“Software licences are obscure, unbalanced and unfair, according to the National Consumer Council (NCC), which has filed a complaint with the Office of Fair Trading (OFT). It wants the OFT to force software publishers to use clearer licences.”

Full story

OUT-LAW.com, 25th February 2008

Source: www.out-law.com

One small legal step and a giant leap for Northern Rock – The Lawyer

“Northern Rock passed into public ownership last Friday (22 February) following what was ultimately a very simple legal process.”

Full story

The Lawyer, 25th February 2008

Source: www.thelawyer.com

Killer Bellfield suspected in Milly Dowler murder – The Guardian

“A ‘bus stop stalker’ found guilty today of killing two young women is the prime suspect in the murder of schoolgirl Milly Dowler, it can be revealed.”

Full story

The Guardian, 25th February 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

R(AM)(Cameroon) v Asylum and Immigration Tribunal (No 2) , Secretary of State for the Home Department as interested party – WLR Daily

R(AM)(Cameroon) v Asylum and Immigration Tribunal (No 2) , Secretary of State for the Home Department as interested party [2008] EWCA Civ 100; [2008] WLR (D) 57

“Where a statutory review of an immigration appeal mistakenly went ahead before a judicial review application establishing a good arguable case had been heard resulting in a final determination, that determination should be set aside and the judicial review proceed.”

WLR Daily, 22nd February 2008

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) (Amendment) Regulations 2008

The Serious Crime Act 2007 (Disclosure of Information by Revenue and Customs) Order 2008

The Finance Act 2007 (Schedule 9) Order 2008

The A4 Trunk Road (Bath to Bristol) (Detrunking) Order 2008

The Serious Crime Act 2007 (Amendment of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002) Order 2008

The Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning Act 1997 (Amnesty Period) Order 2008

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk

Davis and Another v Spain – Times Law Reports

Davis and Another v Spain

Queen’s Bench Divisional Court

“Delay caused by an accused’s departure from a foreign state for reasons unconnected with an extradition request did not automatically disqualify him from relying on oppression caused by the passage of time to contest his extradition.”

The Times, 25th February 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Regina (George Wimpey UK Ltd) v Tewkesbury Borough Council – Times Law Reports

Regina (George Wimpey UK Ltd) v Tewkesbury Borough Council

Court of Appeal

“The Court of Appeal had power to grant permission to appeal to a party who had not been in the case at first instance.”

The Times, 25th February 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.


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