Archive for April 11th, 2011

Recent Statutory Instruments –

The Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Information Appeal (Wales) Regulations 2011

The International Tax Enforcement (Antigua and Barbuda) Order 2011

The Children and Young Persons Act 2008 (Commencement No. 5) (Wales) Order 2011

The Children Act 1989 (Higher Education Bursary) (Wales) Regulations 2011

The Education (Free School Lunches) (Prescribed Tax Credits) (Wales) (Amendment) Order 2011

The National Assistance (Assessment of Resources and Sums for Personal Requirements) (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2011


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Seeff & Anor v Ho & Anor [2011] EWCA Civ 401 (11 April 2011)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Wincanton Group Ltd v Garbe Logistics UK 1 SARL & Anor [2011] EWHC 905 (Ch) (11 April 2011)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Dhabi v Sd Marine Services [2011] EWHC 848 (Comm) (11 April 2011)


Sex trafficking victim gets damages from Home Office – BBC News

“A Moldovan woman who was a victim of sex trafficking and forced into prostitution has obtained substantial damages from the Home Office.”

Full story

BBC News, 11th April 2011


Government needs more costs information for online content storage plans –

“The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) had consulted with publishers and legal deposit libraries (LDLs) over plans for libraries to have access to online, as well as printed, content.”

Full story, 12th April 2011


Reading text message killer driver jailed – BBC News

“A teenage driver who ploughed into a woman in Reading moments after receiving a text message has been jailed for two-and-a-half years.”

Full story

BBC News, 11th April 2011


BT and Phorm escape prosecution for secret wiretaps – Daily Telegraph

“BT and Phorm will not face prosecution for trials of technology that secretly intercepted and profiled the broadband traffic of tens of thousands of people, the Crown Prosecution Service has announced.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 8th April 2011


Regina (New London College Ltd) v Secretary of State for the Home Department – WLR Daily

Regina (New London College Ltd) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWHC 856 (Admin); [2011] WLR (D) 129

“A sponsorship licence issued by the United Kingdom Border Agency to a business that was engaged in the provision of educational services to migrants from outside the European Economic Area constituted “possessions” within the meaning of article 1 of the First Protocol to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.”

WLR Daily, 7th April 2011


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

April 2011