Archive for September 28th, 2010

Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

The Equality Act 2010 (Commencement No. 4, Savings, Consequential, Transitional, Transitory and Incidental Provisions and Revocation) Order 2010 (Amendment) Order 2010

The Local Government (Wales) Measure 2009 (Commencement No. 2, Transitional Provisions and Savings) (Amendment) Order 2010

The Education (Prescribed Public Examinations) (England) Regulations 2010

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Boutell, R. v [2010] EWCA Crim 2054 (19 August 2010)

M (A Child), Re [2010] EWCA Civ 1030 (12 August 2010)

High Court (Family Division)

Sandler v Sandler & Anor [2010] EWHC 1415 (Fam) (18 June 2010)

Source: www.bailii.org

Debt management firms warned of closure by OFT – The Guardian

“More than 100 companies could lose their licence unless they comply with OFT rules after the watchdog discovered misleading advertising and poor advice were rife.”

Full story

The Guardian, 28th September 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Lord Goldsmith questions the MoD’s practices in Iraq – BBC News

“The former Labour government’s top legal adviser during the Iraq war has questioned whether the British military justice system is fit for purpose.”

Full story

BBC News, 27th September 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Email leak being investigated at law firm that pursues filesharers – The Guardian

“The UK information commissioner is investigating the leak of thousands of emails containing personal information from the controversial solicitors’ firm ACS:Law after the company’s website came under sustained attack by online activists.”

Full story

The Guardian, 27th September 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Court napping, the magistrate who fell asleep at the bench – The Independent

“A magistrate has been removed from office after he fell asleep on the bench, causing an assault trial to collapse, the Office for Judicial Complaints said yesterday.”

Full story

The Independent, 28th September 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Sara Payne welcomes ‘Sarah’s Law’ move into Sussex – BBC News

“The mother of Sarah Payne has welcomed the introduction of ‘Sarah’s Law’ in Sussex, the county where her daughter was murdered by a paedophile in 2000.”

Full story

BBC News, 28th September 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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