Archive for August 26th, 2010

Asian police recruit sacked after MI5 claimed he was a security risk – Daily Telegraph

“A British-born Asian police recruit is taking legal advice after he was sacked because MI5 said he was a security risk without explaining why.”

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Daily Telegraph, 26th August 2010


Civil sanctions are no soft option – The Guardian

“The Law Commission’s proposals on regulation are welcome – but no easy alternative to a busybody state.”

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The Guardian, 26th August 2010


Regulation, Public Interest and the Liability of Businesses – The Law Commission

“We published a consultation paper on 25 August 2010, in which we have made a number of provisional proposals on criminal liability in regulatory contexts.”

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The Law Commission, 25th August 2010


Recent Statutory Instruments –

The Local Government Pension Scheme (Miscellaneous) Regulations 2010

The Air Navigation (Restriction of Flying) (Liberal Democrat Party Conference Liverpool) Regulations 2010

The Air Navigation (Restriction of Flying) (West Wales Airport) (No. 2) Regulations 2010


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Oracle America Inc v M-Tech Data Ltd & Anor [2010] EWCA Civ 997 (24 August 2010)

Southern Insulation (Medway) Ltd v How Engineering Services Ltd & Ors [2010] EWCA Civ 999 (20 August 2010)

Chubb Fire Ltd v The Vicar of Spalding & Churchwardens and Church Council of the Church of St Mary & St Nicholas, Spalding [2010] EWCA Civ 981 (20 August 2010)

Sebastian Holdings Inc v Deutsche Bank AG [2010] EWCA Civ 998 (20 August 2010)

High Court (Administrative Court)

EP & Anor, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2010] EWHC 2189 (Admin) (20 August 2010)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Modi v United Kingdom Border Agency [2010] EWHC 1996 (QB) (30 July 2010)

City of Westminster v Davenport & Anor [2010] EWHC 2016 (QB) (30 July 2010)

Hameed v Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust [2010] EWHC 2009 (QB) (30 July 2010)

Murdoch v Department for Work and Pensions [2010] EWHC 1988 (QB) (30 July 2010)

Morton v Portal Ltd [2010] EWHC 1804 (QB) (30 July 2010)

Bacon v Nacional Suiza Cia Seguros Y Reseguros SA [2010] EWHC 2017 (QB) (30 July 2010)

Islam Expo Ltd v The Spectator (1828) Ltd & Anor [2010] EWHC 2011 (QB) (30 July 2010)

Venables & Anor v News Group Papers Ltd & Ors [2010] EWHC B18 (QB) (30 July 2010)

High Court (Technology & Construction Court)

Chalbury McCouat International Ltd v PG Foils Ltd [2010] EWHC 2050 (TCC) (03 August 2010)

LPI (Hotels) Ltd v Technical & General Guarantee Company SA [2010] EWHC 2049 (TCC) (02 August 2010)

Nickleby FM Ltd v Somerfield Stores Ltd [2010] EWHC 1976 (TCC) (30 July 2010)


Couple fined £2,000 for hedge infringement – The Independent

“A  couple have been fined £2,000 for allowing their garden hedges to grow too tall.”

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The Independent, 26th August 2010


England footballer wins continuation of gagging order – BBC News

“An England footballer has won a continuation of a High Court gagging order preventing the ‘misuse’ of private information about him.”

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BBC News, 26th August 2010


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