Recent Statutory Instruments –

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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Victim told to write to vicious attacker or face jail herself – Daily Telegraph

‘A mother who was tortured for seven hours and had her throat slashed in front of her twin sons has been forced to write to her attacker, and could face jail herself if she refuses.’

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Daily Telegraph, 15th February 2015


Online court proposed to resolve claims of up to £25,000 – The Guardian

Posted February 16th, 2015 in dispute resolution, internet, legal aid, news, small claims, telephone hearings by sally

‘The UK justice system should receive a radical overhaul for the digital age with the creation of an online court to expand access to justice and resolve claims of up to £25,000, the official body that oversees civil courts has recommended.’

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The Guardian, 16th February 2015