Consumer remedies for faulty goods – Law Commission

Posted November 11th, 2008 in consultations, consumer protection, defective goods, sale of goods by sally

“On 10 November 2008 the Law Commission published jointly with the Scottish Law Commission a consultation paper on consumer remedies for faulty goods.”

Full consultation paper

Law Commission, 10th November 2008

Source: www.lawcom.gov.uk

Views sought on Criminal Procedure Rules about costs – Ministry of Justice

Posted October 23rd, 2008 in consultations, costs, criminal procedure, news by sally

“The Criminal Procedure Rule Committee is seeking views on a proposal to consolidate and revise the rules about costs.”

Full story

Ministry of Justice, 22nd October 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Responses to Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Bail and Murder – Judiciary of England and Wales

Posted October 16th, 2008 in bail, consultations, murder by sally

“Responses to Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Bail and Murder.”

Full responses

Judiciary of England and Wales, 15th October 2008

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk

Response to Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Reforming the Legal Aid Family Barrister Fee Scheme – Judiciary of England and Wales

Posted October 15th, 2008 in barristers, consultations, family courts, fees, legal aid by sally

“Response to Ministry of Justice consultation paper: Reforming the Legal Aid Family Barrister Fee Scheme.”

Full response

Judiciary of England and Wales, 14th October 2008

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk

Reforming insurance contract law: two summaries of responses to consultation – Law Commission

Posted October 14th, 2008 in consultations, contracts, insurance, news by sally

“On 13 October 2008, the Law Commissions published a summary of responses on business insurance reform.”

Full story

Law Commission, 13th October 2008

Source: www.lawcom.gov.uk

Reducing reoffending in London – Ministry of Justice

Posted October 10th, 2008 in consultations, press releases, prisons, probation, recidivists by sally

“A consultation setting out proposed priorities for the delivery of prison and probation services in the capital and the joint work between agencies to reduce reoffending.”

Full press release

Ministry of Justice, 8th October 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Forced Marriage Act court rules – consultation response – Ministry of Justice

Posted October 1st, 2008 in consultations, forced marriages, news by sally

“The government has responded to a consultation on draft court rules for the Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act 2007.”

Full response

Ministry of Justice, 30th September 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Crackdown on those who don’t use seatbelts

Posted September 16th, 2008 in consultations, news, penalties, road safety by sally

“The Home Office has launched a consultation into increasing the fixed penalty for those who fail to wear a seatbelt.”

Full story

Home Office, 15th September 2008

Source: www.homeoffice.gov.uk

Civil Procedure Rules: costs capping orders – Ministry of Justice

Posted September 15th, 2008 in civil procedure rules, consultations, costs, costs capping orders by sally

“A consultation being conducted on behalf of the Civil Procedure Rule Committee on proposals to amend part 44 of the Civil Procedure Rules by inserting rules on costs capping orders. The consultation also proposes amendments to the Costs Practice Direction to provide guidance on costs capping. The proposals are drawn from current case law and so do not propose new policy.”

Full consultation

Ministry of Justice, 12th September 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Recovery of Defence Costs Orders – consultation response – Ministry of Justice

Posted September 10th, 2008 in consultations, costs, criminal justice by sally

“The government’s response to a consultation on changes to the Criminal Defence Service (Recovery of Defence Costs Orders) Regulations.”

Full response

Ministry of Justice, 10th September 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Certificates of Professional Competence – response to consultation – Ministry of Justice

Posted September 10th, 2008 in consultations, transport, Transport Tribunal by sally

“A response to the consultation paper, Certificates of Professional Competence – Transport Tribunal Amendment Rules 2008.”

Full response

Ministry of Justice, 9th September 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Certificates of Professional Competence – amendments to the Transport Tribunal Rules 200 – Ministry of Justice

Posted September 9th, 2008 in appeals, consultations, press releases, Transport Tribunal, tribunals by sally

“This consultation invited comments on the draft amendments to the Transport Tribunal Rules to accommodate appeals related to Certificates of Professional Competence.
The summarised responses report outlines the conclusions reached on the options.”

Full press release

Ministry of Justice, 8th September 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Government consults on extension of flexible working rights – OUT-LAW.com

Posted August 27th, 2008 in consultations, flexible working, news by sally

“The Government has asked business what it thinks about its plans to extend flexible working rights to parents of children up to the age of 16.”

Full story

OUT-LAW.com, 27th August 2008

Source: www.out-law.com

Adjudicator to HM Land Registry statutory instruments – Ministry of Justice

Posted August 21st, 2008 in appeals, consultations, land registration, news by sally

“This consultation sought views on two statutory instruments covering the procedure for appeals to the office of the Adjudicator to Her Majesty’s Land Registry.”

Full story

Ministry of Justice, 20th August 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

CPS launches consultations on rape and domestic violence policies – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted August 8th, 2008 in consultations, domestic violence, news, rape by sally

“The Crown Prosecution Service today (7 August) launched two public consultations focusing on how it handles rape cases and cases of domestic violence. Revisions to both policies are needed following changes in the law, procedure and other developments since they were both last published several years ago.”

Full story

Crown Prosecution Service, 7th August 2008

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

Conditional fee agreements in publication proceedings – Ministry of Justice

Posted August 1st, 2008 in consultations, fees by sally

“Summary of responses to the consultation paper ‘conditional fee agreements in publication proceedings: success fees and after the event insurance’.”

Full summary

Ministry of Justice, 31st July 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Changing the way police work – Home Office

Posted July 18th, 2008 in consultations, police, press releases by sally

“Radical plans to cut red tape and give the police more time to get on with the job of reducing crime were included in a new Home Office consultation.”

Full press release

Home Office, 17th July 2008

Source: www.homeoffice.gov.uk

Pleural plaques – Ministry of Justice

Posted July 10th, 2008 in compensation, consultations, industrial injuries by sally

“A consultation on the government response to the House of Lords decision in Johnston v NEI International Combustion Ltd, that the existence of pleural plaques does not constitute actionable or compensable damage.”

Full story

Ministry of Justice, 9th July 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Views sought on magistrates’ courts and youth court trial rules – Ministry of Justice

Posted July 2nd, 2008 in consultations, criminal procedure, magistrates, youth courts by sally

“The Criminal Procedure Rule Committee is seeking views on a proposal to consolidate and revise the rules about trials in magistrates’ courts.”

Full story

Ministry of Justice, 1st July 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Responses to the Sentencing Commission Working Group consultation paper: A Structured Sentencing Framework and Sentencing Commission – Judiciary of England and Wales

Posted June 27th, 2008 in consultations, news, sentencing by sally

Response on behalf of the Council of Her Majesty’s Circuit Judges (PDF) and Postscript (PDF)

Response on behalf of the Magistrates Association (Word)

Judiciary of England and Wales, 26th June 2008

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk