Legislation / Legal (Archive)

HMIC:  West Yorkshire police custody – a positive picture – (HMIC:  Forces good at treating people fairly, but they have to take urgent action to root out sexual exploitation of victims)

Home Office:  New protection for victims of 'stranger stalking'

MoJ:  'Turing's Law' extended to gay and bisexual men convicted in Northern Ireland ~ (MoJ:  Killer drivers to face to life sentences)

Criminal Cases Review Commission refers the murder conviction of Alexander Blackman – Marine A – to the Courts Martial Appeal Court

HM Treasury:   Finance Bill 2017 - government legislates for new tax changes

CLG:  Sajid Javid - grant-making powers return to Tower Hamlets

DCMS:  Government makes it easier to crackdown on nuisance calls crooks

ScotGov:  Action on discrimination – (ScotGov:  Smoking in cars with children

Legal Aid Agency:  Crime news: retrial claims under Advocates’ Graduated Fee Scheme

LGA:  Minibus taxi safeguarding loophole must be fixed, councils urge

National Ombudsmen:  Draft Public Service Ombudsman Bill laid in Parliament

Electoral Commission calls for stronger powers to sanction political parties, as Liberal Democrats are fined maximum penalty

Land Registry:  Over 50,000 sign up for Land Registry’s free Property Alert service

CMA clears marine safety merger – (CMA launches review of UK care & nursing homes ~ CMA:  University of Glasgow agrees new approach for students in debt ~ CMA fines Pfizer and Flynn £90m for drug price hike to NHS ~ CMA puts £300m saving in place for prepayment energy customers ~ CMA:  Merger of Manchester cinemas may give rise to competition concerns)

FCA:  A third of over 75s targeted by investment scams, as FCA urges consumers to take the time to check – (FCA proposes stricter rules for contract for difference products)

FRC: Business Model reporting – top tips for disclosure – (FRC correspondence to BEIS Select Committee ~ FRC: Findings of the Financial Reporting Review Panel in respect of the accounts of Sports Direct International plc for the year ended 26 April 2015)

NCA:  Director General thanks the NCA officers who go above and beyond

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