Archive for August 19th, 2010

Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Veterinary Surgery (Rectal Ultrasound Scanning of Bovines) Order 2010

The Veterinary Surgery (Epidural Anaesthesia of Bovines) Order 2010

The Veterinary Surgery (Artificial Insemination) Order 2010

The Environmental Civil Sanctions (Wales) Order 2010

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk

UK brothel users escape crackdown on forced prostitution – The Guardian

“Men who use brothels are escaping a new law intended to crack down on the coercion of women into prostitution, the Guardian has learned.”

Full story

The Guardian, 18th August 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Judge criticises council for trying to force contraception on woman – Daily Telegraph

“A judge has criticised a council for trying to have contraception forced upon a woman with a low IQ, warning that the move had ‘shades of social engineering’.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 18th August 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Legal aid is in tatters and only long-term thinking can mend it – The Guardian

“The legal aid budget for asylum seekers is bloated because poor and rushed decisions are made early on – only radical reform, not cuts, can trim the bill.”

Full story

The Guardian, 19th August 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Attorney General will step in to end speculation over David Kelly death – Daily Telegraph

“The Attorney General has signalled that he is prepared to intervene in the controversy over the death of Dr David Kelly, admitting that those who doubted his suicide ‘may have a valid point’.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 18th August 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Catholic charity’s appeal over gay adoption fails – BBC News

“A Roman Catholic adoption charity’s appeal to be allowed to discriminate against gay people wanting it to place children with them has been rejected.”

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BBC News, 19th August 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

New anti-terror laws could see religious and political groups banned: Liberty – The Guardian

“Coalition ministers are to be warned today that their current plans to overhaul counter-terrorism powers risk tacitly condoning torture and banning a wide range of political and religious groups.”

Full story

The Guardian, 19th August 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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