Statutory Instruments –

Posted July 24th, 2019 in legislation by tracey

The Finance Act 2018, Section 8(1) (Commencement) Regulations 2019

The Export Control (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2019

The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revision of Codes C and H) Order 2019

The Immigration (European Economic Area) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

The Universal Credit (Managed Migration Pilot and Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019

The Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications, Deemed Applications, Requests and Site Visits) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2019


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted July 24th, 2019 in law reports by tracey

Supreme Court

Association of Independent Meat Suppliers & Anor, R (on the application of) v Food Standards Agency [2019] UKSC 36 (24 July 2019)

Secretary of State for the Home Department v Franco Vomero (Italy) [2019] UKSC 35 (24 July 2019)

X v Kuoni Travel Ltd [2019] UKSC 37 (24 July 2019)

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Bates, R (On the Application Of) v MALDON DISTRICT COUNCIL [2019] EWCA Civ 1272 (23 July 2019)

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Alstom Network UK Ltd, R. v (Rev 1) [2019] EWCA Crim 1318 (23 July 2019)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Rogge & Anor v Rogge & Ors [2019] EWHC 1949 (Ch) (23 July 2019)

NN2 Newco Ltd, Re Politus BV [2019] EWHC 1917 (Ch) (22 July 2019)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Gray v Hurley [2019] EWHC 1972 (QB) (23 July 2019)


New Judgment: X v Kuoni Travel Ltd [2019] UKSC 37 -UKSC Blog

‘This appeal considered whether the respondent is liable to the appellant for breach of contract and/or under the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations, reg 15.’

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UKSC Blog, 24th July 2019


Capacity to consent to sexual relations: obscurity illuminated? – Transparency Project

‘The intimate life of a woman, who is known to the public only by the initials NB, is the subject of a case in the Court of Protection which attracted headlines earlier this year. A further judgment has recently been published, following an interim judgment published in May.’

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Transparency Project, 23rd July 2019


Boris Johnson: What Is The Next Prime Minister’s Human Rights Record? – Rights Info

‘Boris Johnson has been named the new leader of the Conservative Party and the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.’

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Rigths Info, 23rd July 2019


BA loses legal action against pilot strikes – The Guardian

Posted July 24th, 2019 in airlines, airports, hospitals, industrial action, news, remuneration, trade unions by sally

‘British Airways has lost its legal attempt to block planned strikes by pilots, which could take place next month and disrupt the travel plans of hundreds of thousands of passengers.’

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The Guardian, 23rd July 2019


Ministry consults on implementing decision to end ‘no-fault’ evictions – Local Government Lawyer

‘The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has launched a consultation on implementing the government’s decision to remove section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 and improving section 8 eviction grounds.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 23rd July 2019


High Court rejects solicitor’s appeal against £15,000 fine – Legal Futures

‘The High Court has rejected an appeal by a solicitor against a £15,000 fine for paying £900 from a client into his personal bank account.’

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Legal Futures, 24th July 2019


UK Heatwave: What Are Your Rights At Work? – Rights Info

‘With temperatures soaring in the UK, workplaces can become uncomfortable and, some argue, downright dangerous. While some may sit smugly in air-conditioned offices, others are not so lucky. What are your workplace rights when the mercury rises?’

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Rights Info, 24th July 2019


Police must offer women detainees period products under new rules – BBC News

Posted July 24th, 2019 in codes of practice, detention, equality, health, human rights, news, ombudsmen, police, women by sally

‘Police in England and Wales must offer female detainees free sanitary products in case they are on their period while in custody, under new legislation.’

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BBC News, 23rd July 2019


Minister urged to intervene over Feltham youth jail violence – The Guardian

‘Urgent intervention is needed at Feltham young offender institution, the chief inspector of prisons has warned, after a review uncovered rocketing levels of violence and self-harm.’

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The Guardian, 24th July 2019