Legislation / Legal (Archive)

IPCC investigation recommends improvement to Hertfordshire custody policies – (IPCC:  Merseyside Police officer guilty of misconduct in public office ~ IPCC:  West Midlands PC charged with sexual assault and misconduct offences ~ IPCC investigating police response to India Chipchase missing person report ~ IPCC investigating allegation of false disclosure at GMP employment tribunal ~ IPCC to investigate use of force by Greater Manchester Police)

MoJ:  PM outlines plan for reform of prisons – (MoJ:  PM calls for rethink of treatment of pregnant women in prison ~ MoJ:  Review of the youth justice system)

HMRC:  Taxman seizes more than £2bn from tax avoidance scheme users

HO:  Restaurant company director given 7-year ban for employing illegal workers – (Home Secretary launches new joint fraud taskforce ~ HO:  Government introduces Policing & Crime Bill ~ Policing & Crime Bill 2016)

Law Commission: Social investment by charities – (Government takes forward Law Commission recommendations on firearms)

FRC highlights role of Engagement Quality Control Reviewer in overall audit quality – (FRC Consults on Revised Guidance for Irish Credit Union Audits)

CMA welcomes NAO report – (CMA merger team looks for new recruits ~ CMA:  Aircraft de-icing fluids merger faces in-depth investigation ~ CMA publishes latest remedy review decisions ~ CMA:  Online review sites commit to improve practices)

FCA fines former Head of JP Morgan’s CIO International £792,900 for failing to be open & co-operative

ScotGov:  Appointment of first summary sheriffs – (ScotGov:  Protecting our seas ~ ScotGov:  Women in custody move to Polmont)

National Crime Agency:  Online first date rapes increase – (NCA:  Crime group flew cocaine worth millions into rural airfield ~ NCA:  Merseyside fugitive arrested in Belgium)

Environment Agency:  Company fined for illegal waste offences

Homeless Link:  Legal highs: are you ready for legislative change?