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A Registered Social Landlord (RSL) is a hybrid public authority. It is therefore capable of exercising both public and private functions. Only decisions of public bodies are amenable to judicial review to ensure that they act lawfully and fairly. When a RSL is delivering public functions therefore, it should be alive to the risk of challenge by way of judicial review. The Public Sector Classification Guide is a list of bodies that have been classified by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) as public sector bodies within the National Accounts. This includes bodies classified within the General Government sector, as either Central Government or Local Government bodies, as well as Public Non-Financial Corporations and Public Financial Corporations.
A body included in the ONS classification guide will not be able to argue that it is not a public body for the purposes of defending a judicial review challenge. However, the same may also be the case for a body that is not included within the ONS classification g
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This Practice Note considers the law governing the procedural law of arbitration proceedings (the curial law or lex arbitri) and how it is determined under the law of England and Wales (England and English are used as convenient shorthand).The procedural law of the arbitral proceedingsThe procedural
Fraud by false representationFraud by false representation applies to a broader range of conduct than the offences under the preceding legislation (the Theft Act 1968 (TA 1968)). No gain or loss need actually be made, and no deception need operate on the mind of the deceived for the Fraud Act 2006
Community order requirementsCommunity order requirements are set out in the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (CJA 2003), as amended by the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO 2012) and the Offender Rehabilitation Act 2014 (ORA 2014). Criminal Justice Act 2003, s 152(2)
A declaratory judgment is a judgment identifying the rights, duties or obligations of one or more parties in a dispute. It is legally binding, but does not order any action by a party. A court may issue it alone or in conjunction with some other relief such as an injunction and can be granted on an
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