Archive for August 10th, 2009

Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Limited Partnerships (Forms) Rules 2009

The Spring Traps Approval (Variation) (England) Order 2009

The Welfare Reform Act (Relevant Enactment) Order 2009

The Eggs and Chicks (England) Regulations 2009

The Export of Objects of Cultural Interest (Control) (Amendment) Order 2009


Baby P couple to be named – The Guardian

“The couple responsible for the death of Baby P will be publicly identified tonight after the expiry of a court order protecting their anonymity.”

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The Guardian, 10th August 2009


Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Workplace Parking Levy (England) Regulations 2009

The Education (School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions) Order 2009


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Roche, R. v [2009] EWCA Crim 1499 (07 July 2009)

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Strand Transport Services Ltd v Whitworth [2009] EWCA Civ 858 (06 August 2009)

High Court (Queen’s Bench)

Corus UK Ltd v Cavendish (UK) Ltd & Ors [2009] EWHC 2058 (QB) (07 August 2009)

Rostami, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2009] EWHC 2094 (QB) (07 August 2009)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Wyndham v Egremont & Ors [2009] EWHC 2076 (Ch) (07 August 2009)

Swissair, Re [2009] EWHC 2099 (Ch) (06 August 2009)

High Court (Technology and Construction Court)

Seele Austria GmbH & Co Kg v Tokio Marine Europe Insurance Ltd [2009] EWHC 2066 (TCC) (06 August 2009)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Shell Egypt West Manzala GmbH & Anor v Dana Gas Egypt Ltd [2009] EWHC 2097 (Comm) (07 August 2009)

Rubin & Anor v Eurofinance SA & Ors [2009] EWHC B16 (Comm) (31 July 2009)


100 claims companies cancelled as crackdown continues on firms who mislead the public – Ministry of Justice

“Misleading claims that debt can be written off as unenforceable, high pressure selling and cold calling in person will not be tolerated – tough message from Ministry of Justice Claims Management Regulator as 100th company cancelled.”

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Ministry of Justice, 9th August 2009


Regina (E) v Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust; Regina (N) v Secretary of State for Health – Times Law Reports

Regina (E) v Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust; Regina (N) v Secretary of State for Health

Court of Appeal

“A policy of prohibiting smoking in the premises of an NHS trust, which had the consequence of a ban on smoking for those detained in a high security psychiatric hospital, did not violate the patients’ human rights and was lawful.”

The Times, 10th August 2009


Ministers’ admission links MI5 and MI6 to ‘torture victim’ – The Independent

“Ministers have admitted the Government sent secret agents to interview a British detainee in Afghanistan, supporting allegations MI5 and MI6 officers were present while he was tortured by his American captors.”

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The Independent, 10th August 2009


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