Archive for May 4th, 2011

Court to rule on unmarried couples’ property rights – BBC News

“The Supreme Court is hearing a case which could have a dramatic effect on the property rights of unmarried couples who split up.”

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BBC News, 4th May 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

The Thetford Range Byelaws 2011

The Equality Act 2010 (Specification of Relevant Welsh Authorities) Order 2011

The Care Homes (Wales) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2011

The Water (Prevention of Pollution) (Code of Good Agricultural Practice) (Wales) Order 2011

The Reporting of Prices of Milk Products (Wales) Regulations 2011

The Vegetable Seed (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2011

The Tax Credits (Approval of Child Care Providers) (Wales) (Amendment) Scheme 2011

The Beef and Veal Labelling (Wales) Regulations 2011

The Child Measurement Programme (Wales) Regulations 2011

The Waste (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Wales) Regulations 2011

The Social Care Charges (Review of Charging Decisions) (Wales) Regulations 2011

The Trade in Animals and Related Products Regulations 2011

The Poultry Health Scheme (Fees) Regulations 2011

The National Health Service (Primary Dental Services) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2011

The Registration of Marriages (Amendment) Regulations 2011

The Civil Partnership (Registration Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations 2011

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

Belief is not always a good thing in an advocate – The Guardian

“Objectivity could be lost when lawyers are committed to cases such as those alleging religious discrimination.”

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The Guardian, 4th May 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Child’s right to privacy in danger if redacted documents were publishable, court says – OUT-LAW.com

“Redacted information in a document that can be easily deciphered and contains personal information about a child should be prevented from being published in the media, the Court of Appeal has ruled.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 4th May 2011

Source: www.out-law.com

Information Commissioner gets new powers to fine for spam emails – OUT-LAW.com

“Organisations that make unwanted marketing phone calls or send spam emails to consumers could face fines of up to £500,000, the Government has warned.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 4th May 2011

Source: www.out-law.com

Sumption and Wilson confirmed as new Supreme Court justices – The Lawyer

“The Supreme Court has confirmed the appointment of Jonathan Sumption QC as one of two new justices for the UK’s highest court.”

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The Lawyer, 4th May 2011

Source: www.thelawyer.com

BAILII: Recent Decisions

High Court (Chancery Division)

Eurodis Electron Plc & Ors, Re The Insolvency Act 1986 [2011] EWHC 1025 (Ch) (19 April 2011)

High Court (Patents Court)

Dayco Europe SRL v Gates Unitta Asia Company & Ors [2011] EWHC 99 (Pat) (26 January 2011)

Source: www.bailii.org


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