Recent Statutory Instruments –

Posted June 1st, 2022 in legislation by tracey

SI 2022/588 – The Customs (Export Declarations) (Amendment) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/598 – The Customs (Additional Duty) (Russia and Belarus) (Amendment) Regulations 2022

SI 2022/595 – The Wireless Telegraphy (Mobile Repeater) (Exemption) Regulations 2022SI

2022/590 – The Nationality and Borders Act 2022 (Commencement No. 1, Transitional and Saving Provisions) Regulations 2022


BAILII: Recent Decisions

Posted June 1st, 2022 in law reports by tracey

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Velaj v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2022] EWCA Civ 767 (31 May 2022)

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Collins v Regina [2022] EWCA Crim 742 (30 May 2022)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Balkwell, R (On the Application Of) v Essex Police [2022] EWHC 1288 (Admin) (30 May 2022)

High Court (Chancery Division)

In the Matter of All Scheme Ltd [2022] EWHC 1318 (Ch) (30 May 2022)

Beasant v Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind & Ors [2022] EWHC 1319 (Ch) (30 May 2022)

La Micro Group (UK) Ltd & Anor v LA Micro Group Inc & Ors [2022] EWHC 1304 (Ch) (27 May 2022)

High Court (Family Division)

TS v DMM [2022] EWHC 1145 (Fam) (23 May 2022)

Barts Health NHS Trust v Dance [2022] EWHC 1165 (Fam) (13 May 2022)

High Court (Patents Court)

Philip Morris Products, SA & Anor v Nicoventures Trading Ltd & Anor [2022] EWHC 1284 (Pat) (27 May 2022)

Shenzhen Carku Technology Co. Ltd v The Noco Company [2022] EWHC 1255 (Pat) (24 May 2022)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Raw v Guy Carpenter & Co Ltd [2022] EWHC 1277 (QB) (27 May 2022)

Smith & Ors v Talktalk Telecom Group Plc [2022] EWHC 1311 (QB) (27 May 2022)

Thurrock Council v Adams [2022] EWHC 1324 (QB) (27 May 2022)


Police force settles claim brought by nurses over fine for Covid regulation breaches during pay protest – Local Government Lawyer

Posted June 1st, 2022 in compensation, coronavirus, demonstrations, fines, news, nurses, police, remuneration by sally

‘Greater Manchester Police has agreed to settle a claim for compensation brought by two nurses who said the force wrongly handed them a £10,000 fine under Covid regulations for organising a protest in March last year.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 31st May 2022


Externalisation of asylum in Europe: Unpacking the UK-Rwanda Asylum Partnership Agreement – EIN Blog

‘The UK-Rwanda Asylum Partnership Agreement (APA) is the latest in a line of cooperative asylum arrangements that seek to shift asylum responsibility from destination states in the Global North to countries in the developing world. Such arrangements are generally for the purpose of deterring and deflecting protection seekers and, as such, the APA should be understood as a form of externalisation, an umbrella concept for the efforts of certain states to externalise certain basic functions (in this case asylum processing and protection) in the areas of border control and asylum.’

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EIN Blog, 31st May 2022


A duty to offer alternatives? With John Whitting QC – Law Pod UK

Posted June 1st, 2022 in consent, health, medical treatment, news, podcasts by sally

‘Emma-Louise Fenelon speaks to John Whitting QC about the key healthcare law cases of Bolam, Montgomery, the knotty issue of informed consent and the scope of the duty to offer alternative treatments.’

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Law Pod UK, 31st May 2022


UK sperm donor with genetic condition banned from contacting children – The Guardian

Posted June 1st, 2022 in autism, children, deceit, families, health, learning difficulties, news by sally

‘A man with an incurable genetic condition who advertised his sperm to lesbians on social media has been banned from contacting some of the children he fathered as a result.’

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The Guardian, 31st May 2022