Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted January 12th, 2011 in legislation by sally

The Finance Act 2008, Section 39(7) (Commencement) Order 2011

The Value Added Tax (Payments on Account) (Amendment) Order 2011

The Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts (Tax) Regulations 2011

The Consumer Credit (Amendment) Regulations 2011

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

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BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted January 12th, 2011 in law reports by sally

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Major, R v [2010] EWCA Crim 3016 (1 December 2010)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Suppiah & Ors, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWHC 2 (Admin) (11 January 2011)

Source: www.bailii.org

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Marital property agreements (pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements) – Law Commission

Posted January 12th, 2011 in consultations, matrimonial home, news, prenuptial agreements by sally

“On 11 January 2011 we published a consultation paper. This reviews the current law of marital property agreements, discusses options for reform and puts forward questions for consultees. The consultation closes on 11 April 2011.”

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Law Commission, 11th January 2011

Source: www.lawcom.gov.uk

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Student protester who threw fire extinguisher from roof jailed – The Guardian

Posted January 12th, 2011 in demonstrations, news, sentencing, violent disorder, young offenders by sally

“A student who admitted throwing a fire extinguisher from the roof of Millbank Tower during November’s tuition fees protests was sentenced to 32 months in jail today by a judge who warned those who abuse the right of peaceful protest to expect lengthy custodial sentences.”

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The Guardian, 11th January 2011

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Yarl’s Wood child detention ruled unlawful – The Guardian

Posted January 12th, 2011 in children, detention, immigration, news by sally

“A high court judge has ruled that two mothers and their children were unlawfully detained at Yarl’s Wood immigration centre after dawn raids on their homes last year.”

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The Guardian, 11th January 2011

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Rapist ex-policeman jailed for life – The Independent

Posted January 12th, 2011 in news, rape, sentencing by sally

“A rogue policeman was jailed for life today after being convicted of raping and sexually assaulting vulnerable women.”

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The Independent, 11th January 2011

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Countryfile’s Miriam O’Reilly wins BBC ageism claim – The Guardian

Posted January 12th, 2011 in age discrimination, media, news by sally

“Former BBC presenter Miriam O’Reilly has won her case for age discrimination against the corporation after she was dropped from BBC1’s rural affairs show, Countryfile.”

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The Guardian, 11th January 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Related link: Miriam O’Reilly tribunal: the verdict

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Lawyer with 20 years experience suing paedophile priests in US comes to UK – The Guardian

Posted January 12th, 2011 in child abuse, clergy, law firms, news by sally

“A leading US litigator who has spent more than 20 years suing US-based paedophile priests and the church officials who moved them from parish to parish is joining a new legal practice dedicated to rooting out clerical sexual abuse in the UK.”

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The Guardian, 10th January 2011

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