“Due regard” and statutory guidance-(I) – Law & Religion UK

Posted August 15th, 2023 in building law, Church of England, ecclesiastical law, faculties, news by sally

‘The requirement to have “due regard” to statutory guidance is an important obligation placed upon the various actors in both consistory court proceedings and tribunals considering the Clergy Discipline Measure. This post considers guidance produced under the Dioceses, Pastoral and Mission Measure 2007. Part II will address the authority of guidance; the application of guidance and sanctions; and Clergy Discipline and Safeguarding.’

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Law & Religion UK, 15th August 2023

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Vampire-obsessed murderer Mathew Hardman’s case to be reviewed – BBC News

Posted August 15th, 2023 in appeals, Criminal Cases Review Commission, DNA, murder, news, young offenders by sally

‘A vampire-obsessed killer convicted of murdering a woman is having his case reviewed by the organisation which investigates miscarriages of justice.’

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BBC News, 14th August 2023

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Bribery arrests bring corruption risks faced by mining firms into focus – OUT-LAW.com

Posted August 15th, 2023 in bribery, corruption, national crime agency, news by sally

‘Recent charges brought by the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) highlight the need for businesses to be alert to the risk of bribes being solicited to move their projects forward, an expert in managing corruption risk has said.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 14th August 2023

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Millionaire wins cash fight with estranged wife despite judge dubbing him ‘liar’ – The Independent

Posted August 15th, 2023 in divorce, financial provision, news, witnesses by sally

‘A 74-year-old millionaire accused of “squirrelling away” at least £27 million has won a family court fight over money with his estranged American millionaire wife despite being described by a judge as an “inveterate liar”.’

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The Independent, 14th August 2023

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Grooming cases at record high amid online safety laws delay- BBC News

Posted August 15th, 2023 in amendments, bills, child abuse, delay, internet, news, sexual grooming by sally

‘Tens of thousands of online grooming crimes have been recorded during the wait for updated online safety laws.’

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BBC News, 15th August 2023

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Parents of baby killed by their husky in Lincolnshire given suspended sentences – The Guardian

Posted August 15th, 2023 in children, dogs, guilty pleas, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘The parents of a three-month-old girl who was mauled to death by one of their husky dogs have been given suspended jail sentences.’

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The Guardian, 14th August 2023

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