Archive for January 4th, 2011

Max Mosley’s privacy campaign reaches Strasbourg – The Guardian

“Max Mosley, the former president of motorsport’s governing body the FIA and winner of a famous privacy victory over the News of the World, goes to the European court of human rights next week to seek a major restraint on press freedom.”

Full story

The Guardian, 4th January 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Abdulla & Ors v Birmingham City Council [2010] EWHC 3303 (QB) (17 December 2010)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Young v Oxford City Council [2010] EWHC 3337 (Admin) (17 December 2010)

Cordant Group Plc, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills & Anor [2010] EWHC 3442 (Admin) (30 December 2010)

Smout v The Welsh Ministers & Ors [2010] EWHC 3307 (Admin) (15 December 2010)

Government of South Africa v Dewani [2010] EWHC 3398 (Admin) (10 December 2010)

Guntrip, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for Justice & Anor [2010] EWHC 3188 (Admin) (09 December 2010)

High Court (Technology and Construction Court)

Redwing Construction Ltd v Wishart [2010] EWHC 3366 (TCC) (22 December 2010)

Walter Llewellyn & Sons Ltd & Anor v Excel Brickwork Ltd [2010] EWHC 3415 (TCC) (22 December 2010)

Source: www.bailii.org

Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

The Family Procedure Rules 2010

The Criminal Procedure (Amendment No. 2) Rules 2010

The Legislative and Regulatory Reform (Regulatory Functions) (Amendment) Order 2010

The Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Health and Safety at Work) (Asbestos) Regulations 2010

The Wireless Telegraphy Act 2006 (Directions to OFCOM) Order 2010

The Education (Local Authority and School Performance Targets) (Revocation and Amendment) (England) Regulations 2010

The Air Navigation (Restriction of Flying) (London City Airport) (Revocation) Regulations 2010

The Education (Reintegration Interview) (Wales) Regulations 2010

The Children and Families (Wales) Measure 2010 (Commencement No. 3 and Savings Provision) Order 2010

The Education (Parenting Contracts and Parenting Orders) (Wales) Regulations 2010

The Motor Fuel (Composition and Content) and Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships) (Amendment) Regulations 2010

The Higher Education (Basic Amount) (England) Regulations 2010

The Higher Education (Higher Amount) (England) Regulations 2010

The Academies Act 2010 (Commencement and Transitional Provisions) (Amendment) Order 2010

The Designation of Schools Having a Religious Character (Independent Schools) (England) (No. 4) Order 2010

The Police Authority (Amendment No. 3) Regulations 2010

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

Man who threw snowball at police faces second court hearing – The Guardian

“Dean Smith charged with common assault and case adjourned to give CPS time to decide whether to proceed with case.”

Full story

The Guardian, 3rd January 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Britain’s anti-terror control orders condemned as ‘trademark of despots’ – The Guardian

“A powerful coalition of human rights groups has intensified pressure on the government to abandon its use of control orders, as ministers continue to wrangle over whether to scrap the controversial counter-terrorism measure.”

Full story

The Guardian, 2nd January 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Regina (Humberstone) v Legal Services Commission (Lord Chancellor intervening) – WLR Daily

Regina (Humberstone) v Legal Services Commission (Lord Chancellor intervening) [2010] EWCA Civ 1479; [2010] WLR (D) 346

“The state’s obligation to conduct an effective investigation into a death (with the associated possible necessity to provide representation) did not arise in all cases where a death occurred while the deceased was in the care of the state but only in a much narrower range of cases where it was arguable that the state had breached its substantive obligations under art 2 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.”

WLR Daily, 22nd December 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.

McHale and another v Cadogan and another (Cadogan Square Ltd intervening) – WLR Daily

McHale and another v Cadogan and another (Cadogan Square Ltd intervening) [2010] EWCA Civ 1471; [2010] WLR (D) 345

“Qualifying tenants on exercise of their right to collective enfranchisement wishing to purchase the freehold interest would have their interests valued on the basis that the rights to enfranchisement did not exist.”

WLR Daily, 22nd December 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.


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