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Lesoochranárske zoskupenie VLK v Ministerstvo životného prostredia Slovenskej republiky – WLR Daily

“Article 9(3) of the Convention on access to information, public participation in decision-making and access to justice in environmental matters (‘the Aarhus Convention’) did not have direct effect in European Union law.”
WLR Daily, 10th March 2011
Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Bribery Act is not perfect but brings UK into line with OECD – The Guardian

“When the Ministry of Justice delayed the Bribery Act for the third time this week the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) threatened to put the UK on an export blacklist along with Nigeria, Russia and Israel and others.”

Full story

The Guardian, 4th February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Sir Scott Baker will lead review of extradition – Home Office

“The Rt Hon Sir Scott Baker will lead an independent panel to conduct a review into the UK’s extradition arrangements.”

Full press release

Home Office, 14th October 2010

Source: www.homeoffice,gov.uk

Extradition: Judge who presided at Diana inquest appointed to lead review – Daily Telegraph

“Lord Justice Scott Baker’s review will consider whether the treaty between the United States and the UK is ‘unbalanced’ and will also look at the powers available to the Home Secretary to intervene in cases, the Home Office said.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 14th October 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Regina (Kibris Turk Hava Yollari and another) v Secretary of State for Transport – WLR Daily

Regina (Kibris Turk Hava Yollari and another) v Secretary of State for Transport [2010] EWCA Civ 1093; [2010] WLR (D) 247

“The Secretary of State for Transport was entitled to refuse to grant operating permits to a Turkish airline and travel agent to allow them to operate scheduled and chartered flights between the United Kingdom and northern Cyprus.”

WLR Daily, 13th October 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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

Extradition treaty review will take a year – The Independent

“A review of Britain’s extradition treaty with the US and other jurisdictions will not be completed until the end of next summer, the Home Secretary announced yesterday. The Coalition’s inquiry would consider whether the UK-US treaty was ‘unbalanced’ and would also look at the breadth of the Home Secretary’s discretion to intervene in cases, Theresa May said.”

Full story

The Independent, 9th September 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Canon law has allowed abuse priests to escape punishment, says lawyer – The Guardian

“The system of law operated by the Vatican has allowed serious sex offenders to escape punishment and must be abandoned, says a prominent lawyer.”

Full story

The Guardian, 7th September 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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