Archive for June 6th, 2008



Customers misled about broadband speeds, says Ofcom – The Times

“Ofcom has encouraged internet service providers (ISPs) to sign up to a voluntary code which would regulate how they advertise broadband speeds to customers.”

Full story

The Times, 5th June 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

The Governors of the Peabody Trust v Reeve – WLR Daily

The Governors of the Peabody Trust v Reeve; [2008] WLR (D) 181

The procedure in s 103 of the Housing Act 1985 could not be used by a registered social landlord to vary the terms of a tenancy agreement unilaterally. Excluding changes in rent, any variation would need the agreement in writing of both parties.”

WLR Daily, 5th June 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.

N v United Kingdom (Application No 26565/05) – Times Law Reports

N v United Kingdom (Application No 26565/05)

European Court of Human Rights

“The removal of an alien suffering from a serious illness to a country where the facilities for treating that illness were inferior to those available in a state party to the European Convention on Human Rights might raise an issue under the Convention but only in a very exceptional case where humanitarian grounds against removal were compelling.”

The Times, 6th June 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.

Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007: Consultation on Tribunal Procedure Rules – Judiciary of England and Wales

“The Tribunal Procedure Committee have commenced consultation on rules for the Administrative Appeals Chamber of the Upper Tribunal.”

Full consultation

Judiciary of England and Wales, 4th June 2008

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk

Attorney General statement: knife crime – Attorney General’s Office

“Attorney General statement: knife crime.”

Full statement

Attorney General’s Office, 5th June 2008

Source: www.attorneygeneral.gov.uk

A strong approach to knife crimes – Home Office

“From today, anyone – including teenagers – caught carrying an illegal knife can face criminal charges.”

Full press release

Home Office, 5th June 2008

Source: www.homeoffice.gov.uk

Major reviews of education and training – Bar Standards Board

“Following on from the BSB’s review of the BVC, which will be reporting in the summer of 2008, a working group is being set up to review Pupillage and another group will be created to review CPD.”

Full press release

Bar Standards Board, 4th June 2008

Source: www.barstandardsboard.org.uk


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