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Health and safety legislation
(5 days ago) watch out for changes in the law. discover where you can go for more advice and guidance; Health and safety made simple. This site is for employers and those who want some basic information on what they must do to make sure their businesses comply with health and safety law.
Law Commissions Act 1965
(4 days ago) 1 The Law Commission. U.K. (1) For the purpose of promoting the reform of the law [F1 of England and Wales] there shall be constituted in accordance with this section a body of Commissioners, to be known as the Law Commission, consisting [F2 (except during any temporary vacancy)] of a Chairman and four other Commissioners appointed by the Lord Chancellor. [F3 (1A) The person …
Ideas for law reform Law Commission
(2 days ago) Law in Wales. What areas of law in Wales require reform? The Commission remains committed to meeting the law reform needs of both England and Wales in our evolving constitutional context. Law reform in Wales is an essential part of our work, particularly as devolution in the UK has gathered pace.
A Modern Framework for Disposing of the Dead Law …
(9 days ago) The law does not ensure that a person’s own wishes as to the disposal of their remains are carried out, leading to disputes where family members disagree. Disputes also arise as to entitlement to a person’s remains. The project. This project came out of our 13 th Programme of Law Reform.
Adapting English law for the digital revolution Law
(4 days ago) The Law Commission will analyse the law relating to smart contracts, highlight any uncertainties or gaps, and identify any reforms to the law that may be required. We are currently seeking initial views from business and from the technology sector, with a view to publishing a …
Law Commission Business Plan Law Commission
(4 days ago) Law Commission Business Plan. Published annually, this document sets out measurable targets for the Law Commission to meet which will help it achieve its aim of reforming the law. It sets four priorities: To ensure that the law is fair, modern and clear. Be an outward facing organisation.
Big Data for Law
(6 days ago) Big Data for Law. The National Archives has received 'big data' funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to deliver the 'Big Data for Law' project. Just over £550,000 will enable the project to transform how we understand and use current legislation, delivering a new service – legislation.gov.uk Research – by March 2015.
Search warrants reform to help law enforcement investigate
(1 days ago) The Law Commission’s recommendations – to be laid in Parliament today – would make the law simpler, fairer, more modern and efficient whilst striking a balance between improved investigative powers for law enforcement and greater safeguards for those being investigated. Our recommendations include:
News Law Commission
(Just Now) The Law Commission has published its 2021-22 Diversity and Inclusion Strategy. The strategy outlines initiatives already undertaken and focuses on actions we wish to take in the future to ensure we champion inclusivity and respect . The Law Commission’s role is to recommend reforms to the law across a broad range of issues. These currently …
Annual report 2020-21 published Law Commission
(8 days ago) The Law Commission’s Annual Report 2020-21 has been published. This story is also available in Welsh (Mae’r stori hon ar gael yn y Gymraeg hefyd). The annual report highlights the work that the Commission has done over the past twelve months, such as: Agreeing new governance and funding arrangements with the Lord Chancellor and Ministry of
Law Reform (Frustrated Contracts) Act 1943
(8 days ago) 1 Adjustment of rights and liabilities of parties to frustrated contracts. U.K. (1) Where a contract governed by English law has become impossible of performance or been otherwise frustrated, and the parties thereto have for that reason been discharged from the further performance of the contract, the following provisions of this section shall, subject to the provisions of section two of this
Simpliication of Criminal Law: Kidnapping and Related Offences
(9 days ago) the law relating to public nuisance and outraging public decency. 2 . 1.2 On 27 September 2011 we published Simplification of Criminal Law: Kidnapping, Consultation Paper No 200 (“the CP”), which provisionally proposed the replacement of the common law offences of kidnapping and false imprisonment in statute.
Using a mobile phone while driving
(4 days ago) ensure that the law reflects the way in which people use their mobile phones and similar interactive communication devices in 2020, and that is the reason for this consultation. The first section of the consultation proposes closing a gap in the law so that drivers are
Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1994
(4 days ago) Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1994 1994 CHAPTER 36. An Act to provide for new covenants for title to be implied on dispositions of property; to amend the law with respect to certain matters arising in connection with the death of the owner of property; and for connected purposes. [3rd November 1994]
The National Archives Exhibitions Citizenship
(5 days ago) Based primarily on precedent, the common law developed gradually over time. In the earlier part of the 12th century, the Leges Henrici Primi (c.1118) described a country with various legal codes - the law of Wessex, the law of Mercia, and the Danelaw. But it was not until the reign of Henry II (1154-89) that a coherent legal code came into
Reform outdated offence of misconduct in
(7 days ago) The Law Commission’s recommendations, if enacted, would: Replace the outdated and confusing misconduct in public office offence with two offences – an offence of corruption in public office, and an offence of breach of duty in public office. These new offences would make the law …
News Law Commission
(7 days ago) The Law Commission of England and Wales and the Scottish Law Commission (the Law Commissions) have today [18 December 2020] announced landmark proposals that will seek to ensure the safety of self-driving vehicles via a comprehensive new legal framework.
Codification of the law in Wales Law Commission
(9 days ago) The law on education needs to be understood not only by lawyers, but by parents and teachers too. There is an increasing divergence of education legislation in England and Wales, and sections and subsections applicable only in England or only in Wales intermingle in Acts of the UK Parliament. We have suggested that a rationalisation of the
LITERATURE REVIEW NOT POLICY
(Just Now) a) Does the rule of law promote economic growth? b) If the rule of law promotes economic growth, how does it do so? 10. Section 5 of this report finds that: a) There is a large body of evidence that considers the relationship between the rule of law and ‐
JSP 383 THE JOINT SERVICE MANUAL OF THE LAW OF …
(3 days ago) Law, published by the Army in 1914, was written jointly by Colonel J E Edmonds and Professor Lassa Oppenheim. This was revised in 1936 and was the principal source of guidance throughout the Second World War and Korean War. During the 1950s the law of armed conﬂict element of the Manual of Military Law was completely redrafted to form a
Retained EU Case Law
(Just Now) (including domestic law which forms part of retained EU law), which gives effect to the requirements of the Withdrawal Agreement, must be interpreted in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement. Courts and tribunals could not depart from retained EU case law in these circumstances. As set out above, the Minister, by such regulations, may:
Domestic abuse and private law children cases
(6 days ago) law children cases . A literature review . Adrienne Barnett . Brunel University London . Ministry of Justice Analytical Series . 2020 . Analytical Services exists to improve policy making, decision taking and practice by the Ministry of Justice. It does this by providing robust, timely and relevant data and advice
Law Commission seeks views on smart contracts Law Commission
(2 days ago) Law Commission seeks views on smart contracts. 17th December 2020. The Law Commission has today [17 December 2020] launched a call for evidence to help ensure that the technology of smart contracts can thrive in England and Wales. A smart contract is a legally binding contract in which some or all of the contractual obligations are recorded in
Fireworks and the law
(7 days ago) Fireworks and the law. There are laws about when fireworks can be sold, and to who - as well as the times fireworks can be set off. It is an offence : To set off fireworks before 6pm and after 11pm (this extends to midnight on 5th November and 1am on New Year's Eve, Chinese New Year and Diwali). To modify, tamper with or misuse fireworks.
Health and safety law (English/Welsh leaflet)
(5 days ago) The Health and safety law poster products tell workers what they and their employers need to do in simple terms. Other products for employees, including leaflets and pocket cards, are also available. These provide employees with an essential version of the health and safety law poster that they can carry with them around the workplace.
Giving a statement to the police nidirect
(Just Now) Crime, justice and the law; Reporting, investigating and prosecuting crime; Giving a statement to the police. A statement is a written or in certain circumstances a video-recorded account of what happened. A statement can be used as evidence in court. Before making any statement, the officer will ask questions to find out exactly what happened.
GMOs and the law
(4 days ago) GMOs and the law. The primary piece of legislation that applies to the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the workplace is the Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations 2014 ('the GMO (CU) Regulations'). The GMO (CU) Regulations provide for human health and safety and environmental protection from genetically
Introduction to discrimination nidirect
(4 days ago) Discrimination means treating some people differently from others. It isn't always unlawful - after all, people are paid different wages depending on their status and skills. However, there are certain reasons for which your employer can't discriminate against you by law.
Reforms to protect victims of online abuse and safeguard
(5 days ago) To complement the harm-based offence, the Law Commission has made recommendations to ensure the law is clearer and protects against a variety of abusive online behaviour. Cyberflashing: The Sexual Offences Act 2003 should be amended to include the sending of images or video recordings of genitals, for example, “dick pics” sent via AirDrop.