Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

Posted December 13th, 2008 in legislation by sally

The Merchant Shipping (Vessel Traffic Monitoring and Reporting Requirements) (Amendment) Regulations 2008

The Health in Pregnancy Grant (Entitlement and Amount) Regulations 2008

The Legislative Reform (Minor Variations to Premises Licences and Club Premises Certificates) Order 2009

The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revisions to Code A) (No. 2) Order 2008

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (Midwifery and Practice Committees) (Constitution) Rules Order of Council 2008


Judges rule on witness anonymity – BBC News

Posted December 13th, 2008 in anonymity, news, witnesses by sally

“Emergency laws to protect the anonymity of witnesses do not allow them to have their evidence read out in their absence, appeal judges have ruled.”

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BBC News, 13th December 2008


Menezes family lawyer calls for perjury probe – The Independent

Posted December 13th, 2008 in firearms, inquests, news, perjury, police by sally

“The police officers who claimed to have shouted warnings to Jean Charles de Menezes before he was shot dead should be investigated for possible perjury, a lawyer for the family said today.”

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The Independent, 12th December 2008


My mother deserves dignity in life, not a way out – The Times

Posted December 13th, 2008 in assisted suicide, news by sally

“The recent debate about assisted suicide and the right to die is dangerous territory for vulnerable people with dementia.”

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The Times, 13th December 2008