Archive for October 25th, 2010

Interview with Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke MP – BBC Law in Action

“Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke MP, the new Justice Secretary, is interviewed in front of an audience at Gray’s Inn by presenter Joshua Rozenberg.”

Podcast

BBC Law in Action, 25th October 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

The National Assembly for Wales (Legislative Competence) (Amendment of Schedule 7 to the Government of Wales Act 2006) Order 2010

The Health Protection Agency (Amendment) Regulations 2010

The Offshore Petroleum Activities (Oil Pollution Prevention and Control) (Amendment) Regulations 2010

The Education (Student Support) Regulations 2009 (Amendment) Regulations 2010

The National Assistance (Assessment of Resources) (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2001

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Joseph Fielding Properties (Blackpool) Ltd v Aviva Insurance Ltd. [2010] EWHC 2192 (QB) (23 August 2010)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Shah, R (on the application of) v National Health Service Litigation & Ors [2010] EWHC 2575 (Admin) (15 October 2010)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Gesner Investments Ltd v Bombardier Inc [2010] EWHC 2643 (Comm) (22 October 2010)

Source: www.bailii.org

Bolsover District Council and another v Ashfield Nominees Ltd and others – WLR Daily

Bolsover District Council and another v Ashfield Nominees Ltd and others [2010] EWCA Civ 1129; [2010] WLR (D) 263

“A local authority which had obtained a liability order in respect of unpaid council tax and which wished to enforce it by way of insolvency proceedings was not obliged to do so within six years of granting of the order, since the presentation of winding up petitions in respect of sums due under liability orders for unpaid council tax were not within the scope of s 9 of the Limitation Act 1980.”

WLR Daily, 22nd October 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.

Threlfall v Hull City Council – WLR Daily

Threlfall v Hull City Council [2010] EWCA Civ 1147; [2010] WLR (D) 262

“In cases where an employee had been provided with equipment to use in his employment, but injury had occurred and the question arose whether such ‘personal protective equipment’ had been ‘suitable’ for regulatory purposes and issues of negligence, regard was to be given to both regs 4 and 6 of the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992; and the concept of ‘effectiveness’ was at the heart of the issue of suitability.”

WLR Daily, 21st Octbober 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.

O’Connell v Judicial Authority of Santa Cruz de Tenerife – WLR Daily

O’Connell v Judicial Authority of Santa Cruz de Tenerife [2010] WLR (D) 26

“It was unjust or oppressive by reason of the passage of time, within the meaning of s 14 of the Extradition Act 2003, to order pursuant to a European arrest warrant the extradition of a person to serve the balance of a sentence of imprisonment after his sentence had twice been extended on appeal, rendering him unlawfully at large, where the requesting authority had without good reason delayed issuing the warrant for a significant period of time.”

WLR Daily, 21st October 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.

Granatino v Radmacher (formerly Granatino) – WLR Daily

Granatino v Radmacher (formerly Granatino) [2010] UKSC 42; [2010] WLR (D) 260

“A court should give effect to a nuptial agreement, whether entered into before or after marriage, that was freely entered into by each party with a full appreciation of its implications unless in the circumstances prevailing it would not be fair to hold the parties to the agreement.”

WLR Daily, 21st October 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.


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