‘The DPA 1972 is an important, but often misunderstood, piece of legislation within personal injury.’
Zenith PI Blog, 17th October 2014
With the Scottish referendum dominating the headlines last month, the introduction of the new Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 (“the Act”) has been somewhat overshadowed. However, fanfare or no fanfare, the Act is coming into force this month (in the main) on 20 October 2014. The Act not only marks the end of the “ASBO” but also introduces new, important powers aimed at “putting the victim first”. These powers are only useful, however, if people know about them.
Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 13th October 2014
‘As a number of new laws come into effect this week, we take a look at how your life will be affected.’
Daily Telegraph, 1st October 2014
‘Changes to the rights of people whose spouses or civil partners die without making a will have come into force.’
BBC News, 1st October 2014