“A pilot has been convicted of threatening to kill UKIP leader Nigel Farage following a plane crash.”
BBC News, 14th April 2011
from the Inner Temple Library
“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
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“As a matter of statutory construction, fault or other blameworthy conduct on the part of the defendant was not required to establish that he was guilty of an offence under s 3ZB of the Road Traffic Act 1988 of causing the death of another person by driving while unlicensed, disqualified or uninsured; and it was sufficient that the driving was a cause of the death, provided that it was a more than negligible or de minimis cause.”
WLR Daily, 3rd November 2010
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