Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted August 17th, 2017 in legislation by Verity

The School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Order 2017

The Merchant Shipping (Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of Carbon Dioxide Emissions) and the Port State Control (Amendment) Regulations 2017

The Repayment of Student Loans and Postgraduate Master’s Degree Loans (Amendment) Regulations 2017

The Co-ordination of Regulatory Enforcement Regulations 2017

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted August 11th, 2017 in legislation by Verity

The School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Order 2017

The Merchant Shipping (Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of Carbon Dioxide Emissions) and the Port State Control (Amendment) Regulations 2017

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

English marriage law discriminates against minorities – celebrants could change that – Law & Religion UK

Posted August 8th, 2017 in legislation, marriage, news, religious discrimination by sally

‘Getting married is a major life event. Not only is it a public affirmation of one person’s commitment towards another but it also results in significant life-changing obligations. The marriage ceremony should mean something to both people, as well as being valid and enforceable in law. But at the moment, English law does not allow all citizens to get married in a way that meets their needs.’

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Law & Religion UK, 5th August 2017

Source: www.lawandreligionuk.com

Spice ban ‘puts prisoners and homeless at risk’ as street drug goes underground – The Guardian

Posted August 7th, 2017 in drug offences, health, legislation, news, statistics by sally

‘The ban on new psychoactive substances, including the “zombie drug”, spice, has served to drive the trade underground as more potent and unpredictable strains enter the market, pushed by street dealers.’

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The Guardian, 6th August 2017

Source: www.theguardian.com

Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted August 2nd, 2017 in legislation by Verity

The Payments to the Churches Conservation Trust Order 2017

The Education (Information About Children in Alternative Provision) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

The Health Act 1999 (Commencement No. 17) Order 2017

The Health Service Medical Supplies (Costs) Act 2017 (Commencement No. 1 and Saving Provision) Regulations 2017

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

Launch of consultation on Criminal Finances Act Codes of Practice – Home Office

‘A 4-week consultation has been launched on the Codes of Practice that will help law enforcement officers confiscate valuable items and other assets acquired using the proceeds of crime as well as tackle the financing of terrorism.’

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Home Office, 31st July 2017

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Copyright: Primary Infringement – Communicating a Work to the Public – NIPC Law

‘Copyright is defined by s.1 (1) of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (“the CDPA”) as “a property right” which subsists in accordance with Part I of the Act in original artistic, dramatic, literary and musical work, broadcasts, films and sound recordings and typography. A work in which copyright subsists is known as “a copyright work” pursuant to s.1 (2). The owner of a copyright in a copyright work has the exclusive right to do certain acts that are restricted to the copyright owner (see s.2 (1) CDPA). More importantly, the copyright owner has the exclusive right to prevent others from doing those acts which are often referred to as “restricted acts”.’

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NIPC Law, 28th July 2017

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Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted July 27th, 2017 in legislation by Verity

The Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016 (Commencement No. 5) Regulations 2017

The Apprenticeships (Modifications to the Specification of Apprenticeship Standards for England) Order 2017

The Tax Credits (Exercise of Functions in relation to Northern Ireland and Notices for Recovery of Tax Credit Overpayments) Order 2017

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2017

The Antarctic Act 1994 (Overseas Territories) (Amendment) Order 2017

The Falkland Islands Courts (Overseas Jurisdiction) (Amendment) Order 2017

The Immigration Act 2016 (Commencement No. 4) Regulations 2017

The Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Act 2007 (Extension of duration of non-jury trial provisions) Order 2017

The Legal Officers (Annual Fees) Order 2017

The Ecclesiastical Judges, Legal Officers and Others (Fees) Order 2017

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

Why UK law still caters to the norms of public disgust towards homosexuality – The Independent

Posted July 27th, 2017 in crime, homosexuality, legislation, news, reports by tracey

‘We tend to assume that law is objective and disembodied, but the story of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in the UK shows that it is in fact, like the people who create it, an emotional creature: animated by visceral human feelings – and as far as sexuality is concerned, the chief emotion at work is often disgust.’

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The Independent, 26th July 2017

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New Acts – legislation.gov.uk

Posted July 25th, 2017 in appropriation, legislation by Verity

Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimates) Act 2017

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted July 25th, 2017 in legislation by Verity

The National Savings (Amendment) Regulations 2017

The National Grid (Hinkley Point C Connection Project) (Correction) Order 2017

The Childcare Act 2016 (Commencement No. 2) Regulations 2017

The Higher Education and Research Act 2017 (Commencement No. 1) Regulations 2017

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted July 21st, 2017 in legislation by Verity

The Child Abduction and Custody (Parties to Conventions) (Amendment) Order 2017

The Fire and Rescue Services (Appointment of Inspector) (England) (Revocation) Order 2017

The Value Added Tax (Place of Supply of Services) (Telecommunication Services) Order 2017

The Charities (Shakespeare Birthplace Trust) Order 2017

The Occupational Pension Schemes (Charges and Governance) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

The Protection of Wrecks (Designation) (England) Order 2017

The Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Act 2017 (Commencement and Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2017

The Home Loss Payments (Prescribed Amounts) (England) Regulations 2017

The Childcare (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted July 20th, 2017 in legislation by Verity

The European Union Financial Sanctions (Amendment of Information Provisions) Regulations 2017

The Criminal Procedure (Amendment No. 3) Rules 2017

The Neighbourhood Planning Act 2017 (Commencement No. 1) Regulations 2017

The National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

The Electronic Communications Code (Conditions and Restrictions) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

The Payment Services Regulations 2017

The Wrexham Gas Fired Generating Station Order 2017

The Digital Economy Act 2017 (Commencement No. 1) Regulations 2017

The Jobseeker’s Allowance (Hardship) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

Law reform could cause more challenges to wills – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted July 19th, 2017 in consultations, elderly, Law Commission, legislation, news, solicitors, wills by sally

‘National organisation Solicitors for the Elderly has raised concerns at proposals to overhaul the laws governing will writing claiming, saying reform will result in more court action.’

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Law Society's Gazette, 17th July 2017

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Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted July 18th, 2017 in legislation by Verity

The Childcare Payments Act 2014 (Commencement No. 4) Regulations 2017

The Child Trust Funds (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2017

The Criminal Justice Act 1988 (Reviews of Sentencing) (Amendment) Order 2017

The Milk and Milk Products (Pupils in Educational Establishments) (England and Northern Ireland) Regulations 2017

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted July 14th, 2017 in legislation by Verity

The Civil Legal Aid (Financial Resources and Payment for Services) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

The National Health Service (Quality Accounts) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

The Capital Allowances Act 2001 (Cars Emissions) (Amendment) Order 2017

The Wireless Telegraphy (Exemption and Amendment) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

The Wireless Telegraphy (Mobile Communication Services on Ships) (Exemption) Regulations 2017

The Justices’ Clerks and Assistants (Amendment) Rules 2017

The Family Procedure (Amendment No. 2) Rules 2017

The Recreational Craft Regulations 2017

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

Outdated law of wills needs “overhaul” to reflect modern world – Law Commission

Posted July 13th, 2017 in consultations, Law Commission, legislation, news, wills by tracey

‘The outdated law of wills needs an overhaul according to the Law Commission.’

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Law Commission, 13th July 2017

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Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted July 12th, 2017 in legislation by Verity

The Coroners and Justice Act 2009 (Alteration of Coroner Areas) Order 2017

The Electricity (Exemptions from the Requirement for a Generation Licence) Order 2017

The Criminal Finances Act 2017 (Commencement No. 1) Regulations 2017

The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Application to Revenue and Customs) (Amendment) Order 2017

The Criminal Justice (European Investigation Order) Regulations 2017

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

Posted July 10th, 2017 in legislation by Verity

The Tribunal Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2017

The First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal (Chambers) (Amendment) Order 2017

The Pension Schemes Act 2015 (Transitional Provisions and Appropriate Independent Advice) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

The Loans for Mortgage Interest Regulations 2017

The Offshore Installations (Safety Zones) (No. 3) Order 2017

The Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme and Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2017

The Policing and Crime Act 2017 (Commencement No. 3 and Transitional and Saving Provisions) Regulations 2017

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

Brexit faces potential court challenge over ‘technical flaw’ in way Article 50 was triggered – The Independent

Posted July 6th, 2017 in drafting, EC law, legislation, news, treaties, Wales by sally

‘There could be a “technical flaw” in the way Article 50 was triggered which could make it vulnerable to a challenge in court, the National Assembly for Wales has been told.’

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The Independent, 5th July 2017

Source: www.independent.co.uk