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FATA reforms news summary (October 2014)

This FATA Reforms News Summary is a 37-page document containing a selection of opinion and news articles regarding recommendations for further reforms in Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). 132 more words

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Landmark cases rules in favour of dentistry

The High Court has ruled any tooth whitening technician who hands the patient a whitening tray is the practice of dentistry and must be done by the dentist. 640 more words

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Independent Living Fund or bust

N receives a no frills basic budget through Direct Payments and Adult Social Care that pays towards a team of Personal Assistants.  The Independent Living Fund on top pays for one much needed part-time member of staff. 829 more words

Easing Public Access to Statutory Remedies under the Water Act 1974 and Air Act 1981

    The following post is based on my submission to the HLC set up to review certain environmental legislations:

• Statutory Remedies under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution Act) of 1974 and the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution Act) of 1981 (Water Act and Air Act in short) refers to those sections of the act that relate to the remedies available against violations of this Acts. 1,208 more words

Judge blasts Southwark Council for evicting Sudanese tenant and destroying his possessions

By: Cahal Milmo

Housing officers conspired to unlawfully evict a Sudanese refugee from his council flat and destroy his possessions, including memory sticks holding thousands of hours of work, before then covering up their wrongdoing, a judge has ruled. 598 more words


Manoj Sharma vs. Government of NCT of Delhi

26 March 2014

1. The writ petition raises an issue which this Court, if at all it can solve could do so in a clumsy way. 248 more words

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IRA leader remission case before High Court

A legal challenge against the alleged failure of the Minister for Justice to release convicted IRA leader Michael McKevitt, under a scheme of enhanced remission of sentence is under way at the High Court. 267 more words

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