Legislation / Legal (Archive)

IPCC investigation findings following the death of Gabriel Frapiccini – (IPCC concludes investigation into Northumbria Police following the death of David Stubbs ~ IPCC investigating Northumbria Police following the death of Chirelle Calder ~  IPCC investigating Torquay death in custody ~ IPCC make referral to CPS in Julian Cole investigation ~ IPCC:  Investigation report into Northamptonshire Police handling of intelligence about dangerous dog)

ICO:  Information Governance survey – (ICO statement on Named Person scheme)

MoJ:  Courts reform gives stronger protection for victims and witnesses  ~ Transforming our justice system ~ Transforming our courts & tribunals: consultation ~ Citizens Advice response to government’s “Transforming Our Justice System” plans

ScotGov:  New powers to tackle domestic abuse

WAG:  Historic Bill to introduce the first Welsh tax in almost 800 years

YJB:  Lord McNally speaks at a Policy UK forum on youth justice

Immigration Enforcement/Border Force:  Salford gang jailed for failed smuggling bids

LC: Protecting consumers from unfair logbook loans  ~ Citizens Advice responds to logbook loans report from the Law Commission

Legal Aid agency:  Civil/crime news: restructure looks to the future – (LAA:  Help shape digital data security on Common Platform ~ LAA:  CCMS, Special Children Act and standard cost limits)

Ofgem proposes capping prepayment meter warrant charges for indebted consumers

Insolvency Service:  Building company director banned for 7 years for VAT under-declaration – (IS:  High Court shuts down fraudulent South American gold mines investment scheme ~ IS:  11 year extended bankruptcy for assistant accountant who misappropriated funds from his employer  ~ IS:  12 year ban for director of coloured diamonds investments company ~ IS:  Ban for director who allowed company to take customer money for goods it could not deliver ~ IS:  Maximum director disqualification for man who ran ‘alternative investment’ scams ~ IS:  Restaurant director served with 6 year disqualification for transferring company’s asset to his own name ~ IS:  Extended bankruptcy for Solihull woman who failed to disclose assets)

PC&PE:  British courts should decide legality of Government arms exports to Saudi Arabia

Pubs Code Adjudicator issues reminder on the responsibilities of pub companies

CMA consults on Ladbrokes/Coral merger undertakings

FCA publishes Decision Notice for Andrew Tinney, former Barclays Wealth senior director

HSE:  Refinery firm fined £400,000 after gangway fall – (HSE:  School fined for safety failings at summer camp ~ HSE:  Illegal Newquay gas fitter sentenced for undertaking unregistered gaswork)

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