Archive for March, 2009

Law firms to allow non-lawyer partners – Ministry of Justice

“Measures to improve the service that legal firms can give to consumers come into effect today.”

Full story

Ministry of Justice, 31st March 2009

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

YA, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for Health [2009] EWCA Civ 225 (30 March 2009)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Assets Recovery Agency v Szepietowski & Ors [2009] EWHC 655 (Ch) (19 March 2009)

Mastercigars Direct Ltd v Withers LLP [2009] EWHC 651 (Ch) (30 March 2009)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Haithwaite v Thomson Snell & Passmore (A Firm) [2009] EWHC 647 (QB) (30 March 2009)

Source: www.bailii.org

MS (Palestinian Territories) v Secretary of State for the Home Department – Times Law Reports

MS (Palestinian Territories) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

Court of Appeal

“A challenge to the lawfulness of future removal directions did not come within the appeal regime under the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002.”

The Times, 31st March 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Local Authorities (Capital Finance and Accounting) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2009

The Learner Travel Information (Wales) Regulations 2009

The Changing of School Session Times (Wales) Regulations 2009

The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Commencement No. 1) (Wales) Order 2009

The National Assistance (Assessment of Resources and Sums for Personal Requirements) (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2009

The National Assembly for Wales (Legislative Competence) (Agriculture and Rural Development) Order 2009

The Legislative Reform (Minor Variations to Premises Licences and Club Premises Certificates) Order 2009

The Revenue and Customs Appeals Order 2009

The Employment Tribunals Act 1996 (Tribunal Composition) Order 2009

The Bradford & Bingley plc Compensation Scheme (Amendment) Order 2009

The Northern Rock plc Compensation Scheme (Amendment) Order 2009

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk

Runner’s £15k dog damages voided – BBC News

“A runner who was awarded £15,000 compensation after a Great Dane pushed him over while he jogged, has had the award cancelled by the Court of Appeal.”

Full story

BBC News, 30th March 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Lesbian jailed for false rape accusation – Daily Telegraph

“A lesbian who regretted a one night stand with a man has been jailed after making a false allegation of rape that left her victim ‘suicidal’.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 30th March 2009

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Woman sentenced for jihad leaflet – BBC News

“A woman who wrote a leaflet encouraging people to carry out jihad, or holy war, has been sentenced to a community order at Manchester Crown Court.”

Full story

BBC News, 30th March 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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