New Acts –

2022 c. 28 – Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Act 2022

2022 c. 27 – Approved Premises (Substance Testing) Act 2022

2022 c. 26 – Glue Traps (Offences) Act 2022

2022 c. 22 – Animal Welfare (Sentience) Act 2022

2022 c. 20 – Professional Qualifications Act 2022

2022 c. 17 – Local Government (Disqualification) Act 2022

2022 c. 36 – Nationality and Borders Act 2022

2022 c. 34 – British Sign Language Act 2022

2022 c. 32 – Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022

2022 c. 29 – Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles (Disabled Persons) Act 2022

2022 c. 24 – Cultural Objects (Protection from Seizure) Act 2022


85 bird crime incidents recorded last year, says RSPB report – The Guardian

Posted October 1st, 2020 in birds, environmental protection, game laws, news, setting traps by sally

‘There were 85 confirmed incidents of the illegal shooting, trapping and poisoning of birds of prey in Britain in 2019, according to the RSPB’s annual Birdcrime report.’

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The Guardian, 1st October 2020


87 bird crime incidents last year and just one conviction, says RSPB – The Guardian

Posted August 29th, 2019 in birds, environmental protection, news, prosecutions, setting traps by tracey

‘Birds of prey were shot, poisoned, trapped or illegally killed in 87 confirmed incidents in 2018 that led to just one successful conviction, according to the RSPB’s annual Birdcrime report.’

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The Guardian, 29th August 2019


Regina v Cockburn – Times Law Reports

Posted March 14th, 2008 in grievous bodily harm, law reports, setting traps by sally

Regina v Cockburn

Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

“An anti-intruder device driven by gravity and triggered by pressure on a wire was capable of amounting to an engine calculated to inflict grievous bodily harm, under the Offences against the Person Act 1861.”

The Times, 14th March 2008