Archive for August 25th, 2010

Ian Tomlinson pathologist behaved irresponsibly in other cases, GMC rules – The Guardian

“The Home Office pathologist criticised for suggesting that the newspaper seller Ian Tomlinson died of a heart attack during the G20 protest behaved irresponsibly in a series of other autopsies, a disciplinary panel has ruled.”

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The Guardian, 25th August 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Adoptive parents guilty of child cruelty – The Independent

“A couple who allowed their adopted children to be abused by two paedophiles were found guilty of child cruelty today.”

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The Independent, 25th August 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Barry George in court fight for compensation – BBC News

“Barry George, who was acquitted of the murder of television presenter Jill Dando, takes his battle for compensation to the High Court later.”

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BBC News, 25th August 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

The Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2010

The Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (Commencement No. 4 and Consequential, Transitional and Savings Provisions) (Wales) (Amendment No. 1) Order 2010

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

Regina v Varsani – WLR Daily

Regina v Varsani [2010] EWCA Crim 1938; [2010] WLR (D) 237

“Where an offender was convicted of being knowingly concerned in the fraudulent evasion of duty on counterfeit cigarettes, contrary to s 170 of the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979, the reference to the retail price of cigarettes ‘of that description’ in s 5(1) of the Tobacco Products Duty Act 1979, as amended, by which the value of the duty was to be calculated, was to the retail price of genuine non-counterfeit cigarettes which were of the same description as the counterfeit ones on which the duty was evaded.”

WLR Daily, 24th August 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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

Regina (B) v Islington London Borough Council – WLR Daily

Regina (B) v Islington London Borough Council [2010] WLR (D) 236

“The Education Act 1996 placed no obligation on a local authority to maintain a statement of special educational needs for a young person over the age of 19 or to fund him or her to continue in secondary education.”

WLR Daily, 24th August 2010

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.

Tomlinson pathologist to learn GMC judgement – BBC News

“A pathologist at the centre of a row over a man’s death at the G20 protests will learn later if unconnected allegations against him have been proven.”

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BBC News, 25th August 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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