When Laws Become Too Complex: ill-timed and badly thought out – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted June 25th, 2013 in drafting, legislation, news, reports by sally

“As the dust from the Civil Justice reforms begins to settle, it appears that Parliamentary counsel have slipped another consultation through in the background. Published in March this year, it appears innocuous enough, but on further consideration raises a number of significant concerns. I also question why this report was even necessary. Parliamentary austerity and wholesale changes to the legal profession should have lent caution to the writers of the report, given that this can be construed as a real attack upon the legal profession. Ill-timed and badly thought out, the principle will be applauded by businesses that will look at the superficial benefits but not appreciate the issues, and is therefore convenient politically.”

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 25th June 2013

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