Archive for November 9th, 2009

Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003 (Designation of Participating Countries) (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) (No. 3) Order 2009

The Youth Rehabilitation Order (Electronic Monitoring Requirement) Order 2009

The Child Support (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2009

The Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Authorised Payments) Amendment Regulations 2009

The Caribbean Development Bank (Seventh Replenishment of the Unified Special Development Fund) Order 2009


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Brown, R v [2009] EWCA Crim 2133 (09 October 2009)

Williams, R v [2009] EWCA Crim 2111 (27 October 2009)

Ghulam, R. v [2009] EWCA Crim 2285 (21 October 2009)

Davarifar v R [2009] EWCA Crim 2294 (09 November 2009)

Pigott v R [2009] EWCA Crim 2292 (09 November 2009)

Gilham v R [2009] EWCA Crim 2293 (09 November 2009)

Hodson, R. v [2009] EWCA Crim 2233 (05 October 2009)

Tierney & Anor, R. v [2009] EWCA Crim 2220 (15 October 2009)

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Davies & Ors v Jones & Anor [2009] EWCA Civ 1164 (09 November 2009)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Ltd & Ors v Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty (‘SHAC’) & Ors [2009] EWHC 2716 (QB) (30 October 2009)

JBW Group Ltd v Westminster City Council [2009] EWHC 2697 (QB) (03 November 2009)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Skype Technologies SA v Joltid Ltd v Kasesalu & Ors [2009] EWHC 2783 (Ch) (06 November 2009)

High Court (Family Division)

RS v KS [2009] EWHC 1494 (Fam) (26 June 2009)


Legislation to access public’s texts and emails put on hold – The Guardian

“Legislation for a £2bn Home Office surveillance project to track details of everybody’s email, mobile phone, text and internet use has been put on hold after a consultation raised concerns over its technical feasibility, costs and privacy safeguards.”

Full story

The Guardian, 9th November 2009


Policy ‘makes marriage miserable’ – BBC News

“The first year of a young couple’s marriage has been made miserable by a ‘rigid and inflexible’ immigration policy, the High Court has heard.”

Full story

BBC News, 9th November 2009


Wife says noisy sex conviction breaches rights – The Independent

“A couple’s nightly sex sessions were making their neighbours’ lives’ hell, a court heard today.”

Full story

The Independent, 9th November 2009


Government to consult on £500,000 penalties for serious breaches of data protection principles – Ministry of Justice

“The government has today launched a consultation seeking views on implementing a maximum penalty of half a million pounds for serious breaches of the data protection principles.”

Full story

Ministry of Justice, 9th November 2009


The law is on trial for closed shop – The Times

“The Law Society and Bar Council are trying hard to encourage people from all walks of life to enter the profession.”

Full story

The Times, 8th November 2009


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