Legislation / Legal (Archive)

IPCC:  Devon & Cornwall Constabulary custody sergeant and detention officers cleared of manslaughter of Thomas Orchard – (IPCC:  Publication of 2015/16 Annual Report & Accounts ~ IPCC:  Stephen Port investigation moves into interview phase ~ IPCC:  MPS officer charged with grievous bodily harm ~ IPCC:  CPS decision to charge Metropolitan Police officer in relation to filmed incident)

Home Office:  Agreement with Panama on tackling serious & organised crime

MoJ:  Prison Minister Sam Gyimah’s speech at the IMB National Conference

Cabinet Office:  Ministry of Justice joins shared services programme set to save £300m

Electoral Commission:  Conservative Party fined £70,000 following investigation into election campaign expenses

Criminal Cases Review Commission:  Statement of the Criminal Cases Review Commission on the appeal outcome in the case of Alexander Blackman

Committee on Standards in Public Life welcomes new IPSA rules on employing connected parties

ScotGov:  Reducing nuisance calls – (ScotGov:  £3m for community justice ~ ScotGov:  Snaring review)

WAG:  Proposed new law to abolish the Right to Buy and associated rights introduced in Wales

Land Registry:  Fees payable for transfers of property in different ownership

LC: People with dementia & learning difficulties detained in care without checks due to “failing” law ~ LGA responds to Law Commission report on DoLS

CMA consults on provisional advice to release BAES undertakings – (CMA orders Diebold Nixdorf to sell one of UK cashpoint businesses)

FCA publishes update to pension redress methodology

FRC Consultation: Proposed Revisions to ISA (UK) 250 Section A – Consideration of Laws & Regulations in an Audit of Financial Statements – (FRC: Lab calls for participants for new project on the reporting of risk & viability)

NCA:  Child sex offender used online chat rooms to groom victims – (NCA:  Contractor downloaded child abuse images on hotel wifi as he travelled for work ~ NCA:  New assessment warns industry that cyber criminals are imitating nation state attacks ~ NCA:  Cutting-edge investigations recognised with national award ~ NCA:  Boat skipper convicted over £80m cocaine cargo)

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