Archive for the 'codes of practice' Category

Digital Economy Act: filesharing code delayed by six months – The Guardian

“The government’s code to clamp down on illegal filesharing will not come into force for another six months as the Digital Economy Act is held up by a high court challenge.”

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The Guardian, 5th April 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Consultation on New Code of Practice on CCTV and Automatic Number Plate Recognition – Home Office

“A consultation on a new code of practice governing the use of CCTV and Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) systems has been launched, Crime Prevention Minister James Brokenshire announced today.”

Full consultation

Home Office, 1st March 2011

Source: www.homeoffice.gov.uk

Equality Act Codes of Practice published – OUT-LAW.com

“The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has published the statutory guidance that will help employers, lawyers and courts to interpret the Equality Act. Three Codes of Practice were laid before Parliament last week.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 18th October 2010

Source: www.out-law.com

Information Commissioner urges organisations to give individuals more privacy choices online – Information Commissioner

“Today the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is launching an online consultation on a new draft code of practice which will provide organisations with a practical and common sense approach to protecting individuals’ privacy online. The new draft guidance explains how the law applies and calls on organisations to give people the right degree of choice and control over their personal information, for instance by giving them clear privacy choices or making it easier for people to erase their personal information at the end of a browsing session.”

Full press release

Information Commissioner, 9th December 2009

Source: www.ico.gov.uk

Youth conditional caution code of practice – consultation response – Ministry of Justice

“A consultation paper inviting views on the draft code of practice for Youth Conditional Cautions for 16 and 17 year olds that is planned to be piloted during 2009.”

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Ministry of Justice, 8th July 2009

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

New boardroom code to ‘draw on lessons’ from bank crisis – The Times

“A leading City regulator will pave the way today for the biggest overhaul of best boardroom practice in six years when it launches a full-scale review of the Combined Code, the corporate governance template for investors and listed companies.”

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The Times, 18th March 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Simplified Code for workplace disputes needs only Parliament’s approval – OUT-LAW.com

“A Code of Practice for resolving workplace disputes has been approved by the Department for Business and awaits final Parliamentary approval. The revised Acas Discipline and Grievance Code of Practice is shorter and simpler than its predecessor.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 11th November 2008

Source: www.out-law.com


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