Archive for April 27th, 2009

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Ovlas Trading SA v Strand (London) Ltd & Ors [2009] EWCA Civ 250 (27 April 2009)

Qayyum v Hameed & Anor [2009] EWCA Civ 352 (27 April 2009)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Brown (aka Bajinja) & Ors v The Government of Rwanda Secretary & anor [2009] EWHC 770 (Admin) (08 April 2009)

Source: www.bailii.org

Woman accused of breaching noisy sex asbo – The Independent

“Neighbours of a woman who ended up in court for her noisy love-making were savouring peace and quiet today after she was locked up accused of breaking her anti-social behaviour order.”

Full story

The Independent, 27th April 2009

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Merthyr Tydfil and Powys (Areas) Order 2009

The Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications and Deemed Applications) (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2009

The Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (Responsible Authorities) Order 2009

The Immigration (Passenger Transit Visa) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2009

The Local Government Pension Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2009

The Legal Services Act 2007 (Registered European Lawyers) Order 2009

The Registered Foreign Lawyers Order 2009

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk

Jail for sex assault special Pc – BBC News

“A special constable with the Metropolitan Police has been jailed for four-and-a-half years for sexually assaulting underage girls.”

Full story

BBC News, 27th April 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

European Parliament backs 70-year copyright term for sound recordings – OUT-LAW.com

“The European Parliament has voted to extend the length of time that copyright protects sound recordings by 20 years. The compromise position backed by MEPs needs the approval of European Union member states to come into force.”

Full story

OUT-LAW.com, 27th April 2009

Source: www.out-law.com

Straw scraps Titan prisons plan – BBC News

“Plans for three 2,500-place Titan prisons have been scrapped, Justice Secretary Jack Straw has confirmed.”

Full story

BBC News, 27th April 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Tory MP Nadine Dorries to sue over Damian McBride ‘smear’ emails – The Guardian

“A Conservative female MP named in the infamous ‘smear’ emails sent by former spin doctor Damian McBride is to sue over the episode in a move that could see Downing Street dirty tricks debated in court.”

Full story

The Guardian, 26th April 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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