Legislation / Legal (Archive)

IPCC witness appeal following injury to football fan – (IPCC:  Gross misconduct against 5 officers /police staff proven after IPCC investigates Hull custody incident)

MoJ:  Court Funds Office - change to interest rate for basic accounts

YJB response to report on young people & crime – (YJB response to Laming Review)

Home Office:  Trade in so-called 'legal highs' now illegal – (Home Office:  Independent review into Sharia Law launched ~ Home Office:  New powers to strengthen coastal security)

DfT:  Rip-off pedicabs to be driven off the road under new proposals

Law Commission: Reforming the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards – emerging solutions

BIS:  Better Markets Bill to arm consumers with more power and choice

Legal Aid Agency:  Civil news - CCMS funding applications when unable to meet client

CMA refers Northern Rail Franchise merger for in-depth investigation – (CMA decides to release PRS undertakings ~ CMA:  Fridge supplier fined £2.2m for restricting online discounts ~ CMA Retail Banking Market Investigation – techUK responds ~ CMA:  Model agencies & trade association alleged to have broken competition law ~ CMA accepts varied Rough undertakings ~ CMA sets out case against water tank firms ~ CMA:  New blog post about trust in online reviews & blogs ~ CMA invites views on its consumer powers guidance)

FCA:  Over 55s at heightened risk of fraud – (FCA proposes cap on early exit charges ~ FSCS:  FCA campaign to protect public from investment fraud)

FRC: Succession planning should be aligned to company strategy – (FRC: Succession planning should be aligned to company strategy ~ FRC issues amendments to FRS 103 to update it for changes in the regulatory framework for insurers ~ FRC: FAQs on ESMA APM Guidelines)

NCA:  Suspected head of people smuggling network arrested in Derby

MMO:  Man found guilty of marine licensing offences relating to salvage of shipwreck

Adam Smith Inst:  Political Porns - Brits Face Jail Under Draconian Porn Laws