Recent Statutory Instruments –

Posted May 25th, 2022 in legislation by michael

SI 2022/577 – The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (Amendment) Order 2022

SI 2022/573 – The M25 Junction 28 Development Consent Order 2022

SI 2022/572 – The Alternative Finance (Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax and Corporation Tax) Order 2022

SI 2022/570 – The Air Navigation (Restriction of Flying) (Auchenbreck) (Emergency) (No. 3) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/569 – The Finance Act 2022, Schedule 6 (Dormant Assets) (Appointed Day) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/568 – The Prohibition of Cross-Examination in Person (Civil and Family Proceedings) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/567 – The Prohibition of Cross-Examination in Person (Fees of Court-Appointed Qualified Legal Representatives) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/565 – The Boiler Upgrade Scheme (England and Wales) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/562 – The Special Measures in Civil Proceedings (Specified Offences) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/561 – The Building Safety Act 2022 (Commencement No. 1, Transitional and Saving Provisions) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/560 – The Novel Foods (Authorisations) and Smoke Flavourings (Modification of Authorisations) (England) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/559 – The Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) (Revocation) (England, Wales and Scotland) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/558 – The Electricity (Individual Exemption from the Requirement for a Transmission Licence) (East Anglia One) (England) Order 2022

SI 2022/557 – The Air Navigation (Restriction of Flying) (Chelsea Flower Show) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/556 – The Access to the Countryside (Coastal Margin) (Shoreham by Sea to Eastbourne) Order 2022

SI 2022/555 – The Tax Credits and Child Benefit (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/554 – The Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/553 – The Domestic Abuse Act 2021 (Commencement No. 4) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/552 – The Air Navigation (Restriction of Flying) (Royal International Air Tattoo) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/551 – The Air Navigation (Restriction of Flying) (Platinum Jubilee Flypast Rehearsals) (Amendment) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/550 – The Air Navigation (Restriction of Flying) (Southport) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/549 – The M25 Junction 10/A3 Wisley Interchange Development Consent Order 2022

SI 2022/546 – The Air Navigation (Restriction of Flying) (Farnborough International Air Show) Regulations 2022


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted May 25th, 2022 in law reports by michael

Supreme Court

Competition and Markets Authority v Flynn Pharma Ltd & Anor [2022] UKSC 14 (25 May 2022)

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

YZ v Chief Constable of South Wales Police [2022] EWCA Civ 683 (19 May 2022)

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Padman v Regina [2022] EWCA Crim 690 (23 May 2022)

High Court (Administrative Court)

British Medical Association & Anor, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for Defence [2022] EWHC 1262 (Admin) (25 May 2022)

The Chief Constable of Northumbria Police, R (On the Application Of) v Police Misconduct Panel [2022] EWHC 1217 (Admin) (24 May 2022)

Roman, R (On the Application Of) v London Borough of Southwark [2022] EWHC 1232 (Admin) (24 May 2022)

Goesa Ltd, R (On the Application Of) v Eastleigh Borough Council [2022] EWHC 1221 (Admin) (23 May 2022)

Vanbrugh Court Residents’ Association v London Borough of Lambeth [2022] EWHC 1207 (Admin) (20 May 2022)

Bullock & Anor v Director of Public Prosecutions [2022] EWHC 1205 (Admin) (20 May 2022)

Crown Prosecution Service v Iqbal [2022] EWHC 1204 (Admin) (19 May 2022)

Suliman, R (On the Application Of) v Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council [2022] EWHC 1196 (Admin) (19 May 2022)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Lifestyle Equities CV & Anor v Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club Ltd & Ors [2022] EWHC 1244 (Ch) (25 May 2022)

Procter v Procter & Ors [2022] EWHC 1202 (Ch) (25 May 2022)

Aurium Real Estate London Ultra Prime Ltd v Mishcon De Reya LLP [2022] EWHC 1253 (Ch) (25 May 2022)

McGaughey & Anor v Universities Superannuation Scheme Ltd & Anor [2022] EWHC 1233 (Ch) (24 May 2022)

Montres Breguet SA & Ors v Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd [2022] EWHC 1127 (Ch) (20 May 2022)

Vneshprombank LLC v Bedzhamov [2022] EWHC 1166 (Ch) (20 May 2022)

McCarthy v Brittain & Anor (Re Emerald Meats (London) Ltd and Emerald Properties (London) Ltd) [2022] EWHC 1200 (Ch) (20 May 2022)

Borra v Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs & Anor [2022] EWHC 1195 (Ch) (19 May 2022)

Makki v Bank of Beirut SAL [2022] EWHC 1206 (Ch) (19 May 2022)

Tik Tok International Ltd v Tiktok Information Technologies UK Ltd [2022] EWHC 1220 (Ch) (18 May 2022)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Ivy Technology Ltd v Martin & Anor [2022] EWHC 1218 (Comm) (20 May 2022)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Celtic Bioenergy Ltd v Knowles Ltd [2022] EWHC 1223 (QB) (20 May 2022)

Premier Exports London Ltd & Anor v Rajwani [2022] EWHC 1188 (QB) (20 May 2022)

Brooks v Zurich Insurance PLC & Anor [2022] EWHC 1170 (QB) (20 May 2022)

Lewis-Ranwell v G4S Health Services (UK) Ltd & Ors [2022] EWHC 1213 (QB) (20 May 2022)

Shell UK Oil Products Ltd v Persons Unknown [2022] EWHC 1215 (QB) (20 May 2022)

High Court (Technology & Construction Court)

Liverpool City Council v Vital Infrastructure Asset Management (Viam) Ltd [2022] EWHC 1235 (TCC) (Date Handed Down: 24 May 2022)

Nicholas James Care Homes Ltd v Liberty Homes (Kent) Ltd [2022] EWHC 1203 (TCC) (19 May 2022)


R (Sheakh) v Lambeth London Borough Council – Equality Law Blog

‘The Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal, based on the PSED, from the order of Kerr LJ refusing the claimant’s application for statutory and judicial review of experimental traffic orders (ETOs) creating Low Traffic Neighbourhoods which had been made by the respondent.’

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Equality Law Blog, 24th May 2022


Raab promises to put victims ‘firmly at heart of justice system’ – The Independent

Posted May 25th, 2022 in bills, criminal justice, Ministry of Justice, news, statistics, victims by sally

‘The Government has promised to put the “needs and voices” of victims “firmly at the heart of the justice system” with a series of legal reforms.’

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The Independent, 25th May 2022


Rwanda plan challenged over alleged failure to identify risks for LGBTQ+ refugees – The Guardian

‘Priti Patel’s plan to send refugees on a one-way ticket to Rwanda is being legally challenged over the government’s alleged failure to identify risks facing vulnerable groups such as LGBTQ+ people.’

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The Guardian, 24th May 2022


Independent Review of Children’s Social Care urges shift from crisis intervention, calls for ‘expert child protection practitioner’ role, regional care cooperatives and increased support for kinship carers – Local Government Lawyer

Posted May 25th, 2022 in children, families, local government, news, social services by sally

‘The current system of children’s social care is increasingly skewed to crisis intervention and a radical reset is now “unavoidable”, the final report of the Independent Review of Children’s Social Care has said.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 23rd May 2022


Ali v Heathrow Express Operating Company Ltd & Anor – Equality Law Blog

‘This decision is a reminder that, where unwanted conduct related to a protected characteristic is not intended to offend, intimidate, etc, an objective test applies to the question whether conduct amounts to harassment. The claimant was a Muslim employee of Heathrow Express. He complained of harassment and direct discrimination connected with religion after receiving an email concerning a security test carried out by the second respondent, which was responsible for carrying out security checks at Heathrow Airport and Heathrow Express stations at the airport. The test in question had involved a bag containing a box, some electric cabling and, visible at the top, a piece of paper with the words “Allahu Akbar” written in Arabic. The email reporting on the results of the test and included images of the bag and the note.’

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Equality Law Blog, 24th May 2022


Police in England and Wales to get anti-racism training – BBC News

Posted May 25th, 2022 in bias, equality, news, police, race discrimination, racism by sally

‘Police officers in England and Wales will be given mandatory anti-racism training under a new plan to tackle racism, discrimination and bias.’

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BBC News, 24th May 2022