Archive for the 'byelaws' Category

Bye-bye to old by-laws – BBC News

“Plans to make it easier for English local authorities to abolish outdated by-laws and create new ones are to be outlined by the government.”

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BBC News, 31st August 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

What can councils use by-laws for? – BBC News

“David Cameron is backing an idea put forward by Greater Manchester councils to ban cheap booze using a by-law. But how ambitious can councils be when they are drawing up by-laws?”

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BBC News, 12th August 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Poachers given open season after fishing law is accidentally abolished – Daily Telegraph

“For centuries the ungentlemanly act of poaching has been punishable under British law.”

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Daily Telegraph, 27th July 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Tabernacle v Secretary of State for Defence – Times Law Reports

Tabernacle v Secretary of State for Defence

Court of Appeal

“A bylaw prohibiting camping on land at Aldermaston was not justifiable and violated the rights to freedom of expression and of assembly guaranted by articles 10 and 11 respectively of the European Convention on Human Rights.”

The Times, 25th February 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Skating pensioner fined by court – BBC News

“A rollerblading pensioner has been fined £300 after he was filmed skating along a street in Southport.”

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BBC News, 24th February 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Tabernacle v Secretary of State for Defence – WLR Daily

Tabernacle v Secretary of State for Defence [2009] EWCA Civ 23; [2009] WLR (D) 35

“Para 7(2)(f) of the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) Aldermaston Byelaws 2007, which prohibited the right of any member of the Women’s Peace Camp to camp within controlled areas on land owned by the Secretary of State for Defence to protest against nuclear weapons was not justifiable and violated the rights to individual freedom of expression and to freedom of peaceful assembly protected by arts 10 and 11 of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedom.”

WLR Daily, 5th February 2009

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.

Magistrates discharge student who rested feet on train seat – The Guardian

“A railway company was rebuked by magistrates yesterday as they gave a student an absolute discharge for resting her feet on a train seat.”

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The Guardian, 5th September 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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