Archive for September 15th, 2009

Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The European Economic Interest Grouping and European Public Limited-Liability Company (Fees) Revocation Regulations 2009

The Private Security Industry Act 2001 (Licences) Regulations 2007 (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2009

The Companies Act 2006 and Limited Liability Partnerships (Transitional Provisions and Savings) (Amendment) Regulations 2009

The Counter-Terrorism Act 2008 (Foreign Travel Notification Requirements) Regulations 2009

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk

Trio convicted over dog-fights – The Independent

“A mother-of-three was found guilty today of being involved in one of Europe’s largest dog-fighting syndicates, the RSPCA said.”

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The Independent, 15th September 2009

Source: www.independent.co.uk

UK lawyer threatens Facebook, mulls action against ISPs to block defamation – OUT-LAW.com

“The lawyer who has threatened Facebook with a defamation suit on behalf of boxing promoter Frank Warren has said that he may take action against internet service providers (ISPs) for US-published defamation.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 15th September 2009

Source: www.out-law.com

Police ‘should stop taking DNA of innocent immediately’ – Daily Telegraph

“Ministers should instruct police forces to immediately stop taking the DNA of innocent people, the Equality and Human Rights Commission said.”

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Daily Telegraph, 15th September 2009

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

High Court (Commercial Court)

Okretowe v Rallo Vito & C. Snc & Anr [2009] EWHC 2249 (Comm) (14 September 2009)

Nirah Holdings Ltd v British Agricultural Services Ltd & Anor [2009] EWHC 2282 (Comm) (11 September 2009)

Source: www.bailii.org

Swindon Borough Council v Redpath – WLR Daily

Swindon Borough Council v Redpath [2009] EWCA Civ 943; [2009] WLR (D) 290

“For the purposes of an application for an anti-social behaviour injunction by a local authority under s 153A of the Housing Act 1996, the term “housing-related” in that section was to be given a broad rather than a narrow interpretation, so that the victims of such conduct need not be residents of local authority accommodation or their visitors or those engaged in lawful activity in such premises.”

WLR Daily, 11th September 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

New Gambling Commission guidance fails to resolve house competition confusion – OUT-LAW.com

“The Gambling Commission’s ‘softly softly’ approach to one-off lotteries may undermine its ability to prosecute , a gambling law expert has said.”

Full story

OUT-LAW.com, 15th September 2009

Source: www.out-law.com


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