Archive for September 5th, 2008

Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The A1 Trunk Road (Dishforth to Barton) (Detrunking) Order 2008

The A1 Motorway (Dishforth to Barton Section and Connecting Roads) Scheme 2008

The Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) (Amendment) Regulations 2008

The Stamp Duty Land Tax (Variation of Part 4 of the Finance Act 2003) Regulations 2008

The Stamp Duty Land Tax (Exemption of Certain Acquisitions of Residential Property) Regulations 2008

The Legal Services Act 2007 (Transitional, Savings and Consequential Provisions) (Scotland) Order 2008


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

South Cambridgeshire District Council v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government & Ors [2008] EWCA Civ 1010 (05 September 2008)

High Court (Technology and Construction Court)

Fitzpatrick Contractors Ltd v Tyco Fire & Integrated Solutions (UK) Ltd [2008] EWHC 1927 (TCC) (25 July 2008)

High Court (Patents Court)

Oxonica Energy Ltd v Neuftec Ltd [2008] EWHC 2127 (Pat) (05 September 2008)

Minimax GmbH & Co Kg v Chubb Fire Ltd [2008] EWHC 1960 (Pat) (29 July 2008)


Mystery inmate refuses to leave jail – Daily Telegraph

“The male prisoner, who is a foreign national, has exploited a loophole in the system by refusing to divulge his real name and country of origin.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 5th September 2008


Cambridge lecturer sentenced for child porn – The Independent

“A Cambridge University academic was given a 12-month suspended prison sentence today after detectives found more than 1,000 indecent images of children on his computers.”

Full story

The Independent, 5th September 2008


Fake death canoeist launches appeal bid – The Independent

“Back from the dead canoeist John Darwin has launched a bid to appeal against his sentence, his solicitor said today.”

Full story

The Independent, 5th September 2008


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Poison coroner slams government – BBC News

“A coroner has criticised the government after he was forced to adjourn an inquest involving a major water poisoning incident.”

Full story

BBC News, 5th September 2008


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