Legislation / Legal (Archive)

IPCC investigating how WMP handled abuse allegation at Birmingham care home – (IPCC issues learning to Metropolitan Police during investigation into shooting in South Clapham ~ IPCC investigation into allegation of inappropriate disclosure of information by an MPS officer during “phone hacking” investigation ~ IPCC to send Henry Hicks investigation file to Crown Prosecution Service ~ IPCC refers Kingsley Burrell investigation file to the Crown Prosecution Service)

HMIC:  Forces’ future efficiency must improve to meet financial pressures – (HMIC:  Limited evidence that local criminal justice partnerships are making a positive difference – CJJI report ~ HMIC:  Joint arrangements to protect public from dangerous offenders improving, say inspectors)

Home Office:  Right to rent checks introduced for landlords in England – (Home Office:  FGM mandatory reporting duty comes into force)

Collective leadership at the ICO – (ICO:  Online pharmacy fined £130,000 for selling customer details ~ ICO:  TalkTalk data security incident)

AGO:  London and Essex rapists see sentence increase

NCA:  Seized computer had thousands of indecent images – (NCA:  Investigation into alleged police corruption during original Stephen Lawrence murder investigation ~ Man charged following airfield cocaine seizure ~ NCA: 
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CMA accepts remedy in dairy merger – (CMA proposes better deal for bank customers)

FRC publishes Corporate Reporting Review Annual Report

FCA bans Kweku Mawuli Adoboli from the financial services industry – (FCA proposes changes to encourage better customer communications

Insolvency Service:  Financial controller given 14 year bankruptcy restriction for misappropriating funds from his employer – (IS:  8 year directorship ban for failing to keep accounting records

TfL:  High Court declares that smartphones used in private hire vehicles are not taximeters

ScotGov:  Trade Union Bill exemption call – (ScotGov:  Child Abuse Inquiry panel

WAG:  Owners required to microchip their dogs by April 2016

Wales Office:  A stronger Wales within a strong UK

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