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Please note that the extent to which any powers of the local authority under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA 2000) may apply to civil or family proceedings is likely to depend upon the specific type of proceedings; the specific function being exercised by the local authority in relation to them; and the type of activity which is proposed. We have set out below some general guidance on RIPA powers as may be used by a local authority.
The right to respect for private and family life is governed by Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), contained in the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998), and it is therefore unlawful for a public authority to act in a way that is not compatible with any convention rights. However, there are certain exemptions under RIPA 2000, which allows public bodies to in
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The principle of transferred maliceIf a person has a malicious intent towards X and, in carrying out that intent, injures Y, he is guilty of an offence. So, if D shoots at A with intent to kill him but kills B by mistake it is murder; the mistake as to the identity of the victim is irrelevant as D
You may apply simplified customer due diligence (SDD) measures in relation to particular business relationships or transactions which you determine present a low risk of money laundering or terrorist financing, having taken into account:•your organisation-wide risk assessment—see Practice Note:
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This Practice Note provides a high-level introduction to diversity and inclusion (D&I) and key reasons why it is important to law firms. Specific aspects of D&I are covered in more detail in Practice Notes:•The growing focus on diversity and inclusion (D&I) in law firms•Unconscious bias—law
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