Archive for April 25th, 2008

Office of Fair Trading v Abbey National plc and Others – WLR Daily

Office of Fair Trading v Abbey National plc and Others [2008] EWHC 875 (Comm); [2008] WLR (D) 128

Terms in standard form contracts between bank and customer providing for relevant charges were not exempt from assessment as to fairness under reg 6 of the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1999.”

WLR Daily, 25th April 2008

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

R v Ibrahim and others – WLR Daily

R v Ibrahim and others [2008] EWCA Crim 880; [2008] WLR (D) 127

Evidence obtained during ‘safety’ interviews conducted with a defendant under the provisions of the Terrorism Act 2000 was admissible at his subsequent trial subject to the ordinary principles governing a fair trial, and the over-arching provisions in s 78 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984.”

WLR Daily, 25th April 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.


Doctor sentenced over child porn – BBC News

“A children’s hospital doctor has escaped a jail sentence after admitting downloading child pornography.”

Full story

BBC News, 25th April 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Former Pc is jailed over violence – BBC News

“A former Lincolnshire policeman, once hailed for saving an 11-year-old boy’s life, has been jailed for two years for abusing his partner.”

Full story

BBC News, 25th April 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Burglar jailed for sexual assault – BBC News

“A burglar who broke into a woman’s home and sexually assaulted her has been jailed for at least six years.”

Full story

BBC News, 25th April 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Blackmailing designer avoids jail – BBC News

“A man who tried to extort money from three US car designers and accused them of illegally developing his creations has been given a suspended jail term.”

Full story

BBC News, 25th April 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Cinema sex act mother sentenced – BBC News

“A married mother who sexually assaulted a 14-year-old boy at a cinema in London’s Leicester Square has been given a three-year supervision order.”

Full story

BBC News, 25th April 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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