Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted February 1st, 2019 in legislation by tracey

The Rights of Passengers in Bus and Coach Transport (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

The Further Education Bodies (Insolvency) Regulations 2019

The Civil Legal Aid (Procedure) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

The Customs Safety and Security (Penalty) Regulations 2019

The Animal Breeding (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

The Customs (Contravention of a Relevant Rule) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

The Civil Procedure (Amendment) (EU Exit) Rules 2019

The Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2019

The Education (Student Fees, Awards and Support etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

The Customs (Consequential Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

The Education (Student Fees, Awards and Support) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

The Export Control (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

The Marketing of Seeds and Plant Propagating Material (Amendment) (England and Wales) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

The Social Security (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

The Wireless Telegraphy (Licence Charges for the 900 MHz Frequency Band and the 1800 MHz Frequency Band) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

The Customs (Records) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

The Customs (Export) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted February 1st, 2019 in law reports by tracey

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

A (Children) [2019] EWCA Civ 74 (01 February 2019)

G-P (A Child) [2019] EWCA Civ 56 (31 January 2019)

Asda Stores Ltd v Brierley & Ors [2019] EWCA Civ 44 (31 January 2019)

Jimenez, R (On the Application of) v The First Tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber) [2019] EWCA Civ 51 (31 January 2019)

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Bush & Anor, R v [2019] EWCA Crim 29 (30 January 2019)

High Court (Administrative Court)

JA & Ors, R (On the Application Of) v The London Borough of Bexley [2019] EWHC 130 (Admin) (01 February 2019)

Johnson & Anor v Royal Borough of Windsor And Maidenhead [2019] EWHC 160 (Admin) (01 February 2019)

Sheikh, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2019] EWHC 147 (Admin) (31 January 2019)

Knorr v Regional Court In Krakow (Poland) [2019] EWHC 161 (Admin) (30 January 2019)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Assetco Plc v Grant Thornton UK LLP [2019] EWHC 150 (Comm) (31 January 2019)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Hutson & Anor, The Personal Representatives of v Tata Steel UK Ltd [2019] EWHC 143 (QB) (01 February 2019)

Barlow (On Behalf of Harthill Against Fracking) v Secretary of State for Housing, Communities And Local Government [2019] EWHC 146 (QB) (31 January 2019)

High Court (Technology and Construction Court)

Blue Manchester Ltd v North West Ground Rents Ltd [2019] EWHC 142 (TCC) (31 January 2019)

Zagora Management Ltd & Ors v Zurich Insurance Plc & Ors [2019] EWHC 140 (TCC) (30 January 2019)

Barry M Cosmetics Ltd v Merit Holdings Ltd [2019] EWHC 136 (TCC) (29 January 2019)

Source: www.bailli.org

Innocent people caught up in serious police investigations due to data-handling errors, watchdog finds – The Independent

Posted February 1st, 2019 in mistake, news, ombudsmen, police, professional conduct, standards, statistics by tracey

‘Innocent people were wrongly caught up in serious police investigations such as child pornography and paedophile grooming because of data-handling errors, a watchdog found.’

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The Independent, 31st January 2019

Source: www.independent.co.uk

BSB agrees new transparency rules for the Bar – Bar Standards Board

‘The Bar Standards Board (BSB) last night agreed new rules to improve transparency standards for barristers’ clients. Subject to Legal Services Board (LSB) approval, the new rules will come into force in May 2019, with compliance spot-checking by the regulator starting from 2020.’

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Bar Standards Board, 1st February 2019

Source: www.barstandardsboard.org.uk

Challenging Interim Threshold – Family Law Week

‘Anna McKenna QC, 1 King’s Bench Walk, Emily Boardman, partner, Boardman, Hawkins & Osborne LLP and Anna Sutcliffe, barrister, 1 King’s Bench Walk consider the circumstances when it may be appropriate to challenge interim threshold findings in an alleged NAI case without waiting for evidence from a single joint expert.’

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Family Law Week, 30th January 2019

Source: www.familylawweek.co.uk

Gambling regulator warns firms over use of gagging orders – The Guardian

Posted February 1st, 2019 in compensation, disclosure, gambling, news, ombudsmen, proceeds of crime, theft, victims by tracey

‘The UK’s Gambling Commission has warned the industry over the use of gagging orders, after incidents of consumers being paid substantial sums of money in return for agreeing not to talk to the regulator.’

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The Guardian, 31st January 2019

Source: www.theguardian.com

Judge refuses to publish list of political groups spied on by police – The Guardian

‘A public inquiry examining undercover policing is refusing to publish a list of more than 1,000 political groups that have been spied on since 1968.’

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The Guardian, 31st January 2019

Source: www.theguardian.com

Pair narrowly avoid jail after ‘sharing photos of James Bulger killer online’ – The Independent

‘Two people have narrowly avoided jail after sharing information online said to be about James Bulger killer Jon Venables.’

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The Independent, 31st January 2019

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Jailed MP Fiona Onasanya to have three-month prison sentence reviewed – The Independent

‘Jailed MP Fiona Onasanya is to have her three-month prison sentence reviewed following a complaint that is unduly lenient.’

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The Independent, 1st February 2019

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Pornography of adult consensual sex no longer taboo, says CPS – The Guardian

‘Pornography produced by consenting adults engaging in legal acts will no longer be prosecuted under Britain’s historic obscenity laws, the Crown Prosecution Service has said.’

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The Guardian, 31st January 2019

Source: www.theguardian.com

Carol Boardman death driver jailed for 30 weeks – The Guardian

‘A driver who fatally ran over the mother of the Olympic cyclist Chris Boardman has been jailed for 30 weeks.’

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The Guardian, 31st January 2019

Source: www.theguardian.com

Guildford pub bombings inquest to resume 45 years on – BBC News

Posted February 1st, 2019 in coroners, explosives, inquests, Ireland, miscarriage of justice, murder, news, terrorism by tracey

‘The inquest into the deaths of five people killed in the 1974 Guildford pub bombings will be resumed.’

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BBC News, 31st January 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk