Recent Statutory Instruments –

Posted September 21st, 2010 in legislation by sally

The Equality Act (Age Exceptions for Pension Schemes) (Amendment) Order 2010

The Foodstuffs Suitable for People Intolerant to Gluten (England) Regulations 2010

The Feed (Sampling and Analysis and Specified Undesirable Substances) (England) Regulations 2010

The Special Restrictions on Adoptions from Abroad (Haiti) Order 2010

The Communications Act 2003 (Maximum Penalty for Persistent Misuse of Network or Service) Order 2010

The Air Navigation (Restriction of Flying) (Cofton Park Birmingham) Regulations 2010

The Air Navigation (Restriction of Flying) (Bellahouston Park Glasgow) Regulations 2010

The M56 Motorway (Junction 10 Eastbound Exit Slip Road) (Temporary Prohibition of Traffic) Order 2010


Merseyside Police CS face spray man awarded £4,000 – BBC News

Posted September 21st, 2010 in compensation, news, personal injuries, police by sally

“A schizophrenic man who suffered burns when a police officer sprayed him in the face with CS spray has been awarded £4,000 in compensation.”

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BBC News, 20th September 2010


Magistrates in doubt as summary justice rises? – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 21st, 2010 in cautions, fines, news, police, reports by sally

“Magistrates could be ‘consigned to history’ because of a massive rise in the proportion of criminals escaping with out-of-court punishments, a think tank warns today.”

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Daily Telegraph, 21st September 2010


Inns’ ups and downs – The Lawyer

Posted September 21st, 2010 in barristers, inns of court, news by sally

“The Chancery bar has shown its value and resilience during the recession and is in good shape to meet the challenges of the future.”

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The Lawyer, 20th September 2010


Children ‘used as ammunition’ in separations – The Guardian

Posted September 21st, 2010 in children, divorce, news, speeches by sally

“Parents who split up are damaging their children’s welfare by using them as ‘ammunition’ in the separation process, according to England’s most senior family court judge.”

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The Guardian, 21st September 2010