Legislation / Legal (Archive)

IPCC comment on the HMIC Stop & Search report

HMIC:  Police forces failing to understand the impact of stop & search – (HMIC:  Responding to austerity progress report: Gwent Police)

MoJ:  New sentencing measures to take effect next month – (MoJ:  Wrexham construction contract signed ~ MoJ:  Prisons seeking National Autistic Society help to improve support for prisoners)

Home Office:  National Crime Agency becomes fully operational in Northern Ireland – (HO:  New powers make it easier to tackle anti-social behaviour

HMT:  Government unveils plans to stub out illicit tobacco trade

HMRC:  Government ramps up efforts to tackle digital multinational tax risks

BIS:  New National Minimum Wage offenders named & shamed

NCA:  Van driver hid £8m amphetamines in wine bottles

Land Registry  Changes to entry 1 in the Property Register for leasehold titles

MI5:   Ziamani sentenced for preparing terrorist acts

CMA publishes report on regulation of higher education – (CMA provisionally clears specialist insurance merger ~ CMA:  New advice on high-strength alcohol schemes)

FCA bans & fines two individuals for pension advice failings – (FCA:  As new pension freedoms arrive be ScamSmart ~ FCA publishes its Business Plan for 2015/16 and announces details of new supervision & authorisation divisions ~ FCA proposes an end to opt-out selling of insurance add-ons)

FSCS:  Haven Credit Union Limited payments in the post

CLG:  Ensuring leaseholders get a fair deal – (CLG:  Eric Pickles welcomes council prayers law)

Insolvency Service:  Redundancy consultation outcomes to be improved – (IS:  Out for the count - investment “recovery room” con wound up in the High Court ~ 3 directors disqualified for 24 years for breach of disqualification and failing to pay the Crown)

techUK Calls for Clarity and Improved Oversight of Surveillance Powers

ScotGov:  Education (Scotland) Bill launched

WAG:  Time almost up for tobacco displays

Defra:  UK leads global crackdown on illegal wildlife trade

EHRC warns against ‘regressive’ change to human rights laws

Sanctions system that sets people up to fail requires urgent reform, says TUC

DVSA:  Driving licence changes

EA:  Waste company owner given suspended prison sentence for waste tyre offences

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