Archive for March 1st, 2011

Gender insurance ruling: case study – The Guardian

“Jade Sell is a young driver whose car insurance premium is set to rise as a result of today’s ECJ ruling on gender.”

Full story

The Guardian, 1st March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Youth Justice Board commits to improve practice in response to children and young people’s views – Youth Justice Board

“The routine use of full searches will stop across the secure estate, there will be a review of the criteria used to separate young people in custody to manage problems that arise, complaints will be handled more fairly and effectively and work will be undertaken with the National Offender Management Service (NOMS) and the Samaritans to improve the young people’s access to helpline services.”

Full story

Youth Justice Board, 1st March 2011

Source: www.yjb.gov.uk

Man gets life for party murder – The Independent

“A knifeman who stabbed an innocent 16-year-old partygoer to death in what a judge said was any parent’s ‘worst nightmare’ was jailed for life today.”

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The Independent, 1st March 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

The Export Control (Amendment) Order 2011

The Libya (Financial Sanctions) Order 2011

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Hoath & Anor, R. v [2011] EWCA Crim 274 (26 January 2011)

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

P & Q v Surrey County Council [2011] EWCA Civ 190 (28 February 2011)

High Court (Queen’s Bench)

Deir v Athel & Ors [2011] EWHC 354 (QB) (25 February 2011)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Johns & Anor, R (on the application of) v Derby City Council & Anor [2011] EWHC 375 (Admin) (28 February 2011)

Source: www.bailli.org

Lynch v Ceva Logistic Ltd and another – WLR Daily

Lynch v Ceva Logistic Ltd and another [2011] EWCA Civ 188; [ 2011] WLR (D) 66

“The owner of a warehouse who had the control of it (1) owed a duty under regulations 4 and 17 of the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 and at common law to ensure that the place of work was safe for an employee of an independent contractor who was carrying out his work in the warehouse and (2) was entitled to assume that the independent contractor had given proper instructions to its employee as to how to carry out the work.”

WLR Daily, 28th February 2011

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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

Gray v News Group Newspapers Ltd and another; Coogan v Same – WLR Daily

Gray v News Group Newspapers Ltd and another; Coogan v Same [2011] EWHC 349 (Ch); [2011] WLR (D) 65

“The words ‘technical or commercial information’ in the definition of ‘intellectual property’ in section 72(5) of the Senior Courts Act 1981, section 72 (1) of which provided for the withdrawal of privilege against self or spousal incrimination in proceedings for, inter alia, infringement of rights pertaining to any intellectual property, meant technical or commercial information which could be protected by action.”

WLR Daily, 28th February 2011

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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


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