Legislation / Legal (Archive)

IPCC refers James Herbert investigation to Crown Prosecution Service – (IPCC:  Statement following conclusion of Warwickshire misconduct proceedings ~ IPCC:  Publication of the Poppi Worthington report)

HMIC:  Nottinghamshire Police is making some progress on how it protects children, but there are still important areas for improvement

MoJ:  Review of racial bias & BAME representation in Criminal Justice System announced – (MoJ commitment to information management assessment)

Court of Appeal:  Reading teenager sentenced to life in prison for attempted murder and rape

Law Commission: A single legal framework for UK elections ~ Electoral Commission calls on Governments to approve electoral law reform project – (Government welcomes Law Commission’s ‘excellent work’ on conservation covenants)

Home Office:  Right to Rent goes live across England

ICO:  Revised code looks at privacy notices

Insolvency Service:  High Court orders £50m phantom companies into liquidation

LGA:  Illegal eviction prosecutions show councils are cracking down on rogue landlords

ScotGov:  End to automatic prison release – (ScotGov:  Education Bill ~ ScotGov:  Lobbying proposals enhanced ~ ScotGov:  Carers Bill ~ ScotGov:  Paying back to society)

WAG:  Planning authorities get new powers to manage impact of HMOs – (WAG:  Bill to boost Wales’ natural resources to become law)

Land Registry:  Property fraud line helps thousands in its first three years

CMA:  Extension to retail banking market investigation – (CMA:  Alex Chisholm - How competition helps to grow tomorrow’s entrepreneurs ~ CMA accepts remedy in serviced office space merger ~ CMA publishes issues statement in Iron Mountain/Recall merger ~ CMA publishes issues statement in Ladbrokes/Coral merger)

Financial Conduct Authority takes disciplinary action against five individuals and three firms

FRC: Investors welcome continued improvements in auditor’s reports – (FRC comments on new IFRS requirement on debt disclosure)

FSCS:  Final payments to Lifemark investors now going out

NCA:  UK fugitives among Europe's most wanted

RoSPA welcomes new corporate manslaughter sentencing rules

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