Archive for July 6th, 2010

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

McCluskey v R. [2010] EWCA Crim 1197 (06 July 2010)

Winter & Anor v R. [2010] EWCA Crim 1474 (06 July 2010)

Martin v R. [2010] EWCA Crim 1450 (06 July 2010)

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

AA (Nigeria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2010] EWCA Civ 773 (06 July 2010)

ENE 1 Kos Ltd. v Petroleo Brasileiro SA [2010] EWCA Civ 772 (06 July 2010)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Horth v Thompson [2010] EWHC 1674 (QB) (06 July 2010)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Hildron Finance Ltd v Sunley Holdings Ltd [2010] EWHC 1681 (Ch) (06 July 2010)

High Court (Technology and Construction Court)

Gunn & Anor (t/a Chipperfield Garden Machinery) v Taygroup Ltd [2010] EWHC 1665 (TCC) (06 July 2010)


Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Mortgage Repossessions (Protection of Tenants etc) Act 2010 (Commencement) Order 2010

The General Pharmaceutical Council (Fitness to Practise and Disqualification etc. Rules) Order of Council 2010

The Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (Appropriate Officer and Schedule 7 Prescribed Persons) (Revocation) Regulations 2010

The Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (Supervisory Authorities and Devolution Alignment) (Amendment) Order 2010

The National Health Service (Charges for Drugs and Appliances) and (Travel Expenses and Remission of Charges) Amendment Regulations 2010

The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Commencement No. 4, Transitional and Savings Provisions) (Wales) Order 2010


Landmark ruling in drugs case – UK Border Agency

“A Spanish woman has been sentenced to nine years in prison in a landmark drug smuggling prosecution by the UK Border Agency.”

Full story

UK Border Agency, 6th July 2010


Test of endurance for CPS employee in race case – The Guardian

“Halima Aziz is approaching her tenth stressful year of litigation against her former employer, the Crown Prosecution Service. As an ex-CPS prosecutor in Yorkshire, her case for racial discrimination has so far been through four major court hearings, cost the state more than £1m, including a record £600,000 damages, and looks like becoming the longest-running discrimination case in history.”

Full story

The Guardian, 6th July 2010


Data protection laws: chance to have your say – Ministry of Justice

“Plans were outlined today to seek views on the European Data Protection Directive and the Data Protection Act to ensure that current laws continue to safeguard people’s personal data in the 21st Century.”

Full story

Ministry of Justice, 6th July 2010


Munby calls for more openness in family courts – Law Society’s Gazette

“Legislation intended to open up the family courts is a ‘lost opportunity’ that will fail to bring about the openness needed to improve confidence in family proceedings, a leading judge has said.”

Full story

Law Society’s Gazette, 6th July 2010


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Thakrar & Anor v R. [2010] EWCA Crim 1505 (05 July 2010)

Alagaratnam v R. [2010] EWCA Crim 1506 (05 July 2010)

High Court (Queen’s Bench)

Henderson v London Borough of Hackney & Anor [2010] EWHC 1651 (QB) (05 July 2010)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Agrimarche Ltd, Re [2010] EWHC 1655 (Ch) (05 July 2010)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Tous, R (on the application of) v District Court In Nymburk – Czech Republic [2010] EWHC 1556 (Admin) (15 June 2010)

Tile Wise Ltd v South Somerset District Council [2010] EWHC 1618 (Admin) (17 June 2010)


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