Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted March 30th, 2015 in legislation by sally

SI 2015/725 – The Community Amateur Sports Clubs Regulations 2015

SI 2015/717 – The Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014 (Commencement No. 2 and Transitional Provision) Order 2015

SI 2015/716 – The Membership Audit Certificate (Qualified Independent Person) (Specified Conditions) Order 2015
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The Insurance Act 2015: practical changes for insurers to consider – OUT-LAW.com

Posted March 25th, 2015 in contracts, disclosure, fraud, insurance, Law Commission, legislation, news, Scotland by sally

‘The 2015 Insurance Act will, subject to an 18-month transition period, introduce what the UK government has described as “the biggest reform to insurance contract law in more than a century”.’

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OUT-LAW.com, March 2015

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Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted March 23rd, 2015 in legislation by sally

SI 2015/651 – The Appointment of a Strategic Highways Company Order 2015

SI 2015/638 – The Scotland Act 2012, Section 31 (Disapplication of UK Landfill Tax) (Appointed Day) Order 2015

SI 2015/637 – The Scotland Act 2012, Section 29 (Disapplication of UK Stamp Duty Land Tax) (Appointed Day) Order 2015
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Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted March 19th, 2015 in legislation by sally

SI 2015/578 – The Employment Allowance (Care and Support Workers) Regulations 2015

SI 2015/577 – The Social Security (Contributions) (Limits and Thresholds) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

SI 2015/588 – The Social Security (Contributions) (Re-rating and National Insurance Funds Payments) Order 2015
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Two key legislative reforms to Personal Injury law due – Cloisters

Posted March 17th, 2015 in duty of care, inducements, legislation, negligence, news, personal injuries by sally

‘Two key pieces of legislation affecting personal injury and clinical negligence law, the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 and the Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism Act 2015, were given royal assent on 12 February 2015 and are expected to come into force in April 2015.’

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Cloisters, 19th February 2015

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Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted March 6th, 2015 in legislation by sally

SI 2015/406 – The Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2015

SI 2015/404 – The Sham Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland and Northern Ireland) (Administrative) Regulations 2015

SI 2015/401 – The Legal Services Act 2007 (The Law Society) (Modification of Functions) Order 2015

SI 2015/400 – The Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care (Fees) Regulations 2015

SI 2015/399 – The Pressure Equipment (Amendment) Regulations 2015
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Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted February 26th, 2015 in legislation by sally

SI 2015/329 – The Election Judges Rota Rules 2015

SI 2015/326 – The Criminal Legal Aid (General) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

SI 2015/325 – The Civil and Criminal Legal Aid (Remuneration) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

SI 2015/316 – The Town and Country Planning (Hearings and Inquiries Procedure) (England) (Amendment and Revocation) Rules 2015
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Three-parent babies: Britain becomes first country to allow technique after House of Lords approves new regulations – The Independent

Posted February 25th, 2015 in DNA, embryology, health, legislation, news, pregnancy by sally

‘The UK has become the first country in the world to legalise so-called three-parent babies after the House of Lords backed the idea despite objections from church leaders and pro-life groups.’

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The Independent, 24th February 2015

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‘Victims’ law’ proposals from Labour panel – BBC News

‘There needs to be a “cultural shift” in the way victims of crime in England and Wales are treated, a panel of criminal justice experts has said.’

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BBC News, 24th February 2015

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Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted February 20th, 2015 in legislation by sally

SI 2015/240 – The Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 (Code of Practice for Powers of Entry and Description of Relevant Persons) Order 2015

SI 2015/235 – The Public Processions (Electronic Communication of Notices) (Northern Ireland) Order 2015

SI 2015/234 – The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015

SI 2015/233 – The Health Service Medicines (Control of Prices and Supply of Information) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

SI 2015/202 – The Social Security (Penalty as Alternative to Prosecution) (Maximum Amount) Order 2015
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Has the Hunting Act stopped cruelty towards foxes? – The Guardian

Posted February 19th, 2015 in animal cruelty, hunting, legislation, news by sally

‘It’s 10 years since fox hunting was banned in the UK but the battle lines are still drawn, with hunters saying the law has failed and should be repealed, while animal welfare groups hail its success.’

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The Guardian, 18th February 2015

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Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted February 16th, 2015 in legislation by sally

SI 2015/135 – The Local Government Finance Act 1988 (Non-Domestic Rating Multipliers) (England) Order 2015

SI 2015/132 – The Yarmouth (Isle of Wight) Harbour Commissioners (Removal of Pilotage Functions) Order 2015

SI 2015/143 – The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2015

SI 2015/134 – The Pensions Act 2014 (Commencement No.4) Order 2015
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Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted February 13th, 2015 in legislation by sally

SI 2015/126 – The Antarctic (Recognised Assistance Dog) Regulations 2015

SI 2015/121 – The Gaming Machine (Circumstances of Use) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

SI 2015/106 – The Non-Domestic Rating (Small Business Rate Relief) (England) (Amendment) Order 2015

SI 2015/104 – The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) (Amendment) Rules 2015

SI 2015/103 – The Local Elections (Principal Areas) (England and Wales) (Amendment) Rules 2015
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Lord Justice Lewison and the Return of English – NearlyLegal

Posted February 10th, 2015 in appeals, housing, judges, landlord & tenant, legislation, news by sally

‘I recently found myself reading and writing about the Court of Appeal judgement in Edwards v Kurasamy (our report here). Doing so made me think about the recent spate of judgements given by Lewison LJ that have touched on the private rental sector. I am thinking here of Spencer v Taylor (which we analysed here), Charalambous v Ng, and now Edwards v Kumarasamy. (our report). All of these are cases that touch primarily on the Private Rented Sector and all of them feature leading judgements by Lewison LJ. These are not of course the only big PRS cases to come from the CoA recently so I am not suggesting that Lewison LJ is the only CoA judge dealing with the PRS (see McDonald v McDonald for example) but he does seem to be getting a healthy majority right now.’

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NearlyLegal, 9th February 2015

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What data protection reform will mean for obtaining ‘customer consent’ – OUT-LAW.com

Posted February 4th, 2015 in consent, data protection, EC law, legislation, medical records, news, privacy by sally

‘FOCUS: If a business wants to process data that relates to a person located in the EU, it must comply with EU privacy laws. By far one of the easiest ways to lawfully process personal data is by obtaining consent from the person whose data a business would like to process.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 3rd February 2015

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Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted February 3rd, 2015 in legislation by tracey

The Films (Definition of “British Film”) Order 2015

The Olympic Lottery Distribution Fund (Winding Up) Order 2015

The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Freezing of Funds) (Revocation) Regulations 2015

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015

The Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (Code of Practice) Order 2015

The Child Poverty Act 2010 (Extension of Publication Deadline) Order 2015

The Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Prescribed Police Stations) Regulations 2015

The National Health Service (Pharmaceutical and Local Pharmaceutical Services) (Amendment and Transitional Provision) Regulations 2015

The Social Security (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2015

The Pension Protection Fund and Occupational Pension Schemes (Levy Ceiling) Order 2015

The Use of Invalid Carriages on Highways (Amendment) (England and Scotland) Regulations 2015

The Noise Emission in the Environment by Equipment for use Outdoors (Amendment) Regulations 2015

The Export Control (Various Amendments) Order 2015

The Health and Care Professions Council (Registration and Fees) (Amendment) Rules Order of Council 2015

The General Medical Council (Maximum Period of Provisional Registration) Regulations Order of Council 2015

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Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted January 28th, 2015 in legislation by tracey

The Hydrocarbon Oil (Marking and Designated Markers) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

The Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 21 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions) Order 2015

The Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 17 and 19 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions (Amendment)) Order 2015

The Transport Levying Bodies (Amendment) Regulations 2015

The Ministry of Defence Police (Conduct etc.) Regulations 2015

The Feed-in Tariffs (Amendment) Order 2015

The Gender Recognition Register (Marriage and Civil Partnership) Regulations 2015

The Social Security (Information-sharing in relation to Welfare Services etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

The Compensation (Claims Management Services) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency Trading Fund Order 2015

The Offender Rehabilitation Act 2014 (Commencement No. 2) Order 2015

The Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2015

The Transfer of Tribunal Functions (Transport Tribunal) Order 2015

The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulation of Auditors and Actuaries) (PRA Specified Powers) Order 2015

The Capital Allowances Act 2001 (Extension of first-year allowances) (Amendment) Order 2015

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (Fitness to Practise) (Education, Registration and Registration Appeals) (Amendment) Rules Order of Council 2015

The Vaccine Damage Payments (Specified Disease) Order 2015

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Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted January 19th, 2015 in legislation by tracey

The Insolvency Proceedings (Monetary Limits) (Amendment) Order 2015

The Local Audit (Health Service Bodies Auditor Panel and Independence) Regulations 2015

The Welfare Benefits Up-rating Order 2015

The Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Practitioners (Registration) Regulations Order of Council 2014

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Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted January 14th, 2015 in legislation by tracey

The Public Lending Right Scheme 1982 (Commencement of Variation) Order 2015

The Income Tax (Pay As You Earn) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

The Landlord and Tenant (Notices) (Revocations) (England) Regulations 2015

The Costs in Criminal Cases (General) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

The Money Laundering (Amendment) Regulations 2015

The Criminal Justice (Specified Class B Drugs) Order 2015

The National Health Service (Mandate Requirements) Regulations 2014

The Company, Limited Liability Partnership and Business (Names and Trading Disclosures) Regulations 2015

The Housing (Tenancy Deposits) (Specified Interest Rate) (Revocation) (England) Order 2015

The Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2015

The Keeping and Introduction of Fish (England and River Esk Catchment Area) Regulations 2015

The Housing Benefit and Housing Benefit (Persons who have attained the qualifying age for state pension credit) (Income from earnings) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

The Local Government Finance Act 1988 (Non-Domestic Rating Multipliers) (England) Order 2015

The Local Government (Transparency) (Descriptions of Information) (England) Order 2015

The Capital Requirements (Capital Buffers and Macro-prudential Measures) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (Amendment) (Gas and Electricity Appeals) Regulations 2015

The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

The Water Industry (Specified Infrastructure Projects) (English Undertakers) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

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Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted January 7th, 2015 in legislation by tracey

The Banks and Building Societies (Depositor Preference and Priorities) Order 2014

The Bank Recovery and Resolution Order 2014

The Public Service Pensions Act 2013 (Commencement No. 6, Saving Provision and Amendment) Order 2015

The Fishing Boats (Satellite-Tracking Devices and Electronic Reporting) (England) (Amendment) Scheme 2014

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