Archive for July 9th, 2008

Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Persons subject to Immigration Control (Housing Authority Accommodation and Homelessness) (Amendment) Order 2008

The Consumer Credit (Information Requirements and Duration of Licences and Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 2008

The Education (Pupil Information) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2008

The Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (Additional Functions) Order 2008

The Early Years Foundation Stage (Exemptions from Learning and Development Requirements) Regulations 2008

The Childcare (Disqualification) (Amendment) Regulations 2008

The Childcare (Inspections) Regulations 2008

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk

We need tougher sentences for knife crime, says Britain’s top judge – Daily Telegraph

“The independent body which advises judges and magistrates on sentencing has failed to keep pace with the scale of Britain’s knife crime crisis, the Lord Chief Justice has said.”

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Daily Telegraph, 9th July 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Charities ‘should be subject to human rights’ – The Guardian

“Human rights and freedom of information legislation should be extended to cover charities and social enterprises that deliver public services, such as care homes, a report said today.”

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The Guardian, 9th July 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Judge praises twins who reported their drink-driving mother – Daily Telegraph

“A judge has praised twin sisters for public spiritedness in reporting their mother to police for drink driving.”

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Daily Telegraph, 9th July 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Law and order: Police stop nearly 2m for questioning in year – The Guardian

“The police used their powers to stop members of the public in the street and demand they account for themselves on nearly 2m occasions in the year 2006-07, according to Ministry of Justice figures published yesterday.”

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The Guardian, 9th July 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Peers call for cybercrime shakeup (again) – OUT-LAW.com

“Peers are calling for a reversal of rules that stop UK victims reporting cybercrimes directly to the police. The House of Lords science committee is also encouraging the government to introduce a data breach notification law.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 9th July 2008

Source: www.out-law.com

Impractical and wrong in principle: former MI5 chief’s verdict on Brown’s 42-day plan – The Guardian

“Gordon Brown’s plan to detain terror suspects without charge for up to 42 days suffered a big setback yesterday when the former head of MI5 condemned it as unworkable and all but accused Downing Street of playing politics with Britain’s national security.”

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The Guardian, 9th July 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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