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The House of Lords published its decision in Regina (Kehoe) -v- Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on 15th July 2005 in which it was decided that a parent having care of children had no right to enforce a claim for child maintenance against an absent parent.
Members shall be aware that the Law Society recently proposed new rules to the effect that all new business required to be prefaced by a letter of terms of engagement and that failure to observe this regulation amounted to professional misconduct.
(House of Lords Decision) Where arbitrators made an award in a currency other than the currency specified in the contract, they may or may not have made an error in law but they were not acting in excess of their powers and the court therefore had no jurisdiction under Section 68 of the...
The House of Lords, in Mark v Mark 30th June 2005, see the Times Law Reports, held that a person could be habitually resident and domiciled in England and Wales even though her presence in the United Kingdom was a criminal offence in contravention of the Immigration Act 1971.
Given that television cameras have already been allowed in the courts in Scotland on isolated occasions in recent years and given that the use of closed circuit television is now common place and now given the announcement from the Lord Chancellor's Department that consideration is being given...
The Criminal Division of the Court of Appeal in England gave some interesting insight into the requirements for contravention of section 327 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 which creates the offence of concealing, disguising, converting or transferring criminal property.
The Communities Committee of the Scottish Parliament has now reported in relation to the Housing Bill showing at this stage an amber if not green light for the introduction of compulsory single surveys and purchaser information packs.