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hunting was banned in the UK but the battle lines are still drawn, with hunters saying the law has failed and should be repealed, while animal welfare groups hail its success.’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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Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted December 18th, 2014 in legislation by sally

SI 2014/3315 – The Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 (Commencement No. 10) Order 2014

SI 2014/3294 – The Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Act 2014 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2014

SI 2014/3248 – The Mines Regulations 2014

SI 2015/ – The Single Use Carrier Bags Charges (England) Order 2015

SI 2014/3318 – The Clean Air (Miscellaneous Provisions) (England) Regulations 2014
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“Very much maligned” SARAH bill wins over sceptical peers – Litigation Futures

Posted December 17th, 2014 in bills, legislation, news, personal injuries by sally

‘The government’s Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism (SARAH) Bill, described as “very much maligned” by justice minister Lord Faulks, has survived its report stage in the Lords, with only a minor government amendment.’

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Litigation Futures, 16th December 2014

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Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted December 16th, 2014 in legislation by tracey

The Crime and Courts Act 2013 (Commencement No.1) (England and Wales) Order 2014

The Common Agricultural Policy (Competent Authority and Coordinating Body) Regulations 2014

The Common Agricultural Policy Basic Payment and Support Schemes (England) Regulations 2014

The Legislative Reform (Entertainment Licensing) Order 2014

The Railways and Rail Vehicles (Revocations and Consequential Amendments) Order 2014

The Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (Amendment of Schedule 1) (Advocacy Exceptions) Order 2014

The Payments to Governments and Miscellaneous Provisions Regulations 2014

The National Curriculum (Exceptions for First, Second, Third and Fourth Key Stages) (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2014

The Education (National Curriculum) (Attainment Targets and Programmes of Study) (England) (Amendment) (No. 3) Order 2014

The Licensing Act 2003 (Personal licences) (Amendment) Regulations 2014

The Education (Independent School Standards) Regulations 2014

The Data Protection (Assessment Notices) (Designation of National Health Service Bodies) Order 2014

The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Remote Reviews of Detention) Regulations 2014

The Social Fund Winter Fuel Payment (Amendment) Regulations 2014

The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Commencement No. 19) Order 2014

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Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted December 15th, 2014 in legislation by tracey

The Export Control (Sudan, South Sudan and Central African Republic Sanctions) Regulations 2014

The Shared Parental Leave and Statutory Shared Parental Pay (Consequential Amendments to Subordinate Legislation) Order 2014

The Scotland Act 2012 (Commencement No. 4) Order 2014

The Public Records (Transfer to the Public Record Office) (Transitional and Saving Provisions) Order 2014

The Social Security (Contributions) (Amendment No. 6) Regulations 2014

The Income Tax (Recommended Medical Treatment) Regulations 2014

The Local Audit (Auditor Panel) Regulations 2014

The Health Education England Regulations 2014

The Statutory Shared Parental Pay (Adoption from Overseas) Regulations 2014

The Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Tajikistan) Order 2014

The Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Canada) Order 2014

The Income Tax (Indexation) Order 2014

The Nursing and Midwifery (Amendment) Order 2014

The Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2014

The Finance Act 2009, Schedules 55 and 56 and Sections 101 and 102 (Stamp Duty Reserve Tax) (Appointed Days, Consequential and Transitional Provision) Order 2014

The Consular Marriages and Marriages under Foreign Law (No. 2) Order 2014

The Common Agricultural Policy (Control and Enforcement, Cross-Compliance, Scrutiny of Transactions and Appeals) Regulations 2014

The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (Allocation of Allowances for Payment) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2014

The High Court (Distribution of Business) Order 2014

The Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010 (Commencement No. 9) Order 2014

The Plant Health (Fees) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2014

The Heathrow and Gatwick Airports – London Noise Insulation Grants (Revocations) Scheme 2014

The Child Poverty Act 2010 (Persistent Poverty Target) Regulations 2014

The Civil Aviation (Miscellaneous Revocations) Regulations 2014

The Pensions Act 2014 (Consequential Amendments) (Units of Additional Pension) Order 2014

The Offshore Installations (Safety Zones) (No. 3) Order 2014

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Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted December 9th, 2014 in legislation by sally

SI 2014/3137 – The Broadcasting (Independent Productions) (Amendment) Order 2014

SI 2014/3125 – The Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2014

SI 2014/3119 – The Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Covert Human Intelligence Sources: Code of Practice) Order 2014

SI 2014/3099 – The Healthy Start Vitamins (Charging) Regulations 2014

SI 2014/3051 – The Statutory Shared Parental Pay (General) Regulations 2014

SI 2014/3140 – The Company, Limited Liability Partnership and Business Names (Sensitive Words and Expressions) Regulations 2014
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Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted November 25th, 2014 in legislation by sally
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