A person who fails to comply with specified United Kingdom legislation1 or specified European Union legislation2 on the control of trade in endangered species is guilty of an offence3. Civil penalties may also be imposed for failure to comply with compliance notices, stop notices, third party undertakings or enforcement undertakings under the legislation4. Specimens of a species may be seized by a general customs official and seized specimens may be forfeited if the person with possession or control of the specimen fails to provide satisfactory proof that its import or export was not unlawful5.
If, on an application made by
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and tribunals have been introduced, which affect the following:•proceedings for possession•forfeiture of business leases on the grounds of non-payment of rent•a landlord's right to
Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and procedure in the civil courts that have been introduced as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For guidance, see Practice Note: Coronavirus
Source of the doctrine of the separation of powersThe origins of the doctrine are often traced to John Locke’s Second Treatise of Government (1689), in which he identified the 'executive' and 'legislative' powers as needing to be separate.‘… it may be too great a temptation to human frailty, apt to
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