Legislation / Legal (Archive)

IPCC issues findings from investigation into North Yorkshire Police handling of information about Savile & Jaconellli – (IPCC:  Surrey Police find misconduct case proven against officer)

MoJ:  Bereaved to benefit from action on cremation and coroner services

Defra:  Amendments to Hunting Act proposed

CMA sets out case for energy market reform – (DECC:  Secretary of State response to the CMA's provisional findings ~ CAB:  CMA investigation must address failures of energy market ~ CBI responds to CMA initial findings)

CMA confirms clearance of packaging merger – (CMA publishes productivity and competition report ~ CMA confirms investigation of galvanising merger ~ Bristol Water prices set to fall after CMA ruling)

Financial Conduct Authority:  Statement from the Prudential Regulation Authority announces changes to depositor & policyholder protection – (FCA publishes final rules to make those in the banking sector more accountable ~ FCA:  CP15/22 Strengthening accountability in banking: Final rules (including feedback on CP14/31 and CP15/5) and consultation on extending the Certification Regime to wholesale market activities ~ FCA review finds that most mortgage customers get suitable advice but “scope for improvement”)

FSCS:  New protection from today for temporary high balances

FSA wins judicial review over vet’s decision

FRC to investigate the conduct of certain individual Members in connection with financial irregularities at RSA Insurance Ireland Limited

National Crime Agency:  Welsh drug dealer had cannabis factory in his cellar – (NCA:  Hunt for Britain's 'Most Wanted' goes to fugitives' back yards ~ Northern Ireland assets investigation)

ScotGov:  Independent clinics to be regulated

WAG:  Planning Act receives Royal Assent

Law Commission: Providing protective care to people unable to consent to treatment – (Law Commission:  The law in Wales – making it clearer, more modern & easier to use)

DfT:  Review of the uninsured and untraced drivers' agreements

Director of homecare agency sentenced for failing to register with CQC

Land Registry:  Customers will receive more application results online from 13 July

Insolvency Service:  And, Cut!: Film production company closed down following investigation into missing £ms

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