Legislation / Legal (Archive)

IPCC upholds Derbyshire bail breaches complaint after death of student

HMIC:  Inspectors find widespread concerns with disclosure practices across the Criminal Justice System – (HMIC:  Major expansion of HMIC to take on inspection of fire & rescue in England)

MoJ:  'Soft sentence' correction scheme extended to terror offences – (MoJ:  Probation reform - Open letter from the Secretary of State for Justice)

Home Office:  Draft Technical Capability Regulations notified to EC following targeted consultation – (HO:  Home Secretary takes further action to tackle knife crime)

DCMS:  Better deal for consumers in the digital age, including Mandatory age verification to view online pornography, a crackdown on ticket bots, and new subtitling requirements for video on demand services

Criminal Cases Review Commission publishes its Annual Report & Accounts for 2016/17

BEIS:  Parental Bereavement (Pay & Leave) Bill introduced

HMT:  Rip-off card charges to be outlawed

Surveillance Camera Commissioner launches a passport for compliance

HM Land Registry signals the start of its transformation – (HM Land Registry:  Partners in Innovation - HM Land Registry and Ordnance Survey)

ScotGov:  Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission

WAG:  Wales passes Trade Union Bill to reverse damaging and divisive UK Act – (WAG:  Abolition of the Right to Buy moves a step closer ~ WAG calls for views on regulation of Mobile Animal Exhibits)

CMA considers proposals to protect London to Exeter rail passengers

FRC:  Revisions to International Standards on Auditing (UK) – (Summary report of FRC and EFRAG joint outreach event ~ FRC publishes Annual Report for 2016/17)

FSCS:  Update on Gable Insurance AG

FCA fines compliance oversight officer for pension transfer failings – (FCA sets out scope of Investment Platforms Market Study)

NCA:  Moped drug gang ‘manager’ jailed again – (NCA:  Birmingham traffickers jailed for almost 140 years for £10m conspiracy ~ NCA:  Two arrested and 5 men safeguarded in modern slavery operation ~ NCA:  Suspected head of European people smuggling network loses fight to remain in UK ~ NCA:  Two of dark web’s biggest criminal marketplaces shut down ~ NCA report & accounts 2016-17 ~ NCA:  Repeat gun offenders back in prison and facing longer behind bars)

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