Archive for February 23rd, 2010

Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Animal Welfare (Codes of Practice) (Appointed Day) (England) Order 2010

The Schools Forums (England) Regulations 2010

The Social Security (Credits) (Amendment) Regulations 2010

The Car and Van Fuel Benefit Order 2010

The Stamp Duty Land Tax Avoidance Schemes (Prescribed Descriptions of Arrangements) (Amendment) Regulations 2010

The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Application to Revenue and Customs) Order 2007 (Amendment) Order 2010


BT ‘breaking law on cancellation rights’ – The Times

“BT, the telecoms giant, may be breaking the law by not providing sufficient cancellation rights to existing telephone customers who sign up to renewable contracts over the phone, according to Which?, the consumer group.”

Full story

The Times, 22nd February 2010


Neuberger MR calls for regulatory reform as ABS timeline is unveiled – The Lawyer

“The Master of the Rolls Lord Neuberger has called for the regulatory ‘maze’ introduced by the Legal Services Act (LSA) to be simplified by the Legal Services Board (LSB).”

Full story

The Lawyer, 23rd February 2010


Simon Singh in court to appeal ruling over Guardian article – The Guardian

“The science writer Simon Singh is in court today to appeal against a preliminary libel ruling over a Guardian article in which he criticised the British Chiropractic Association (BCA).”

Full story

The Guardian, 23rd February 2010


Tesco fined over mice in aisles at Suffolk store – BBC News

“Tesco has been ordered to pay £74,000 in fines and costs after mice were seen between the aisles of a Suffolk store.”

Full story

BBC News, 23rd February 2010


BAILII: Recent Decisions

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Robot Arenas Ltd & Anor v Waterf1eld & Anor [2010] EWHC 115 (QB) (08 February 2010)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Moore v Hotelplan Ltd (t/a Inghams Travel) & Anor [2010] EWHC 276 (Ch) (22 February 2010)

Financial Services Authority v Anderson & Ors [2010] EWHC 308 (Ch) (22 February 2010)


Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Amendment) Regulations 2010

The Motor Vehicles (Designation of Approval Marks) (Amendment) Regulations 2010

The Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Health and Safety at Work) (Biological Agents) Regulations 2010

The Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Health and Safety at Work) (Chemical Agents) Regulations 2010

The Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Health and Safety at Work) (Work at Height) Regulations 2010

The Notification of Conventional Tower Cranes Regulations 2010

The Environmental Noise (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2010

The Armed Forces (Redundancy, Resettlement and Gratuity Earnings Schemes) Order 2010

The Community Task Force (Miscellaneous Provisions) Order 2010

The Social Security (Community Task Force) Regulations 2010


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