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What is Judicial Review?Judicial review is a process by which the courts exercise a supervisory jurisdiction over the exercise of public functions by...
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Produced in partnership with Mathew Purchase of Matrix Chambers and Dr Mirza Ahmad of St Philips Chambers 29th Sep
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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...
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28th Sep
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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...
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28th Sep
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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...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Tweedy of Hardwicke Chambers 28th Sep
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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...
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Produced in partnership with Karl King of Harwicke Chambers 28th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on matters that have temporarily been altered to assist in the management of the...
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26th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, among other...
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26th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on matters that have temporarily been altered to assist in the management of the...
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26th Sep
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Mandatory licensingPart 2 of the Housing Act 2004 (HA 2004) places a duty on a local housing authority (LHA) to effectively implement mandatory...
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26th Sep
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‘HMOs are, or are usually, domestic premises originally designed for occupation by one family, which have been converted for occupation by a number of...
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26th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on matters that have temporarily been altered to assist in the management of the...
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26th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on matters that have temporarily been altered to assist in the management of the...
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26th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on matters that have temporarily been altered to assist in the management of the...
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26th Sep
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Highways not maintainableThere are some, but very few, highways for which nobody has any liability for maintenance. All other highways are...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors and Alastair Frew of Lodders Solicitors 25th Sep
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This Practice Note summarises the application, purpose, content and structure of the Licensing Act 2003 (LA 2003) as it applies to England and...
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25th Sep
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The quality of highway maintenance required of those responsible for it depends almost entirely on the expected ordinary traffic on the highway in...
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25th Sep

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What is know-how?‘Know-how’ is technical or practical knowledge resulting from research or experience and usually relates to the way something is...
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25th Sep
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What is a Royal Charter?The term 'Royal Charter' has transformed over time. Originally, a Royal Charter was a procedure by which the Crown could grant...
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25th Sep
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The public sector equality duty (PSED) as defined and set out in Part 11 of the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010) comprises:•a general equality duty—the...
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25th Sep
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It has been Government policy for centuries to encourage charitable giving. Tax relief plays a key role in this policy. Charities (defined as either...
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25th Sep
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The tainted charity donations rules, set out in Schedule 3 of the Finance Act 2011 (FA 2011), aim to deter the abuse of reliefs which are available in...
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25th Sep
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Charities Act 2011 (CA 2011), s 30 sets out the requirements for registering charities. Every charity must be registered unless they are an exempt...
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25th Sep
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Exempt charity means any institution that is within Charities Act 2011, Sch 3 (CA 2011). Examples of charities included in Sch 3 are:•many educational...
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25th Sep
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A charity may be excepted from registration if it:•is excepted by Order of the Charities Commission (and complies with any conditions), and•has a...
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25th Sep
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The requirements for reporting and accounting by charities are set out in sections 130–176, Part 8 Charity Accounts, Reports and Returns of the...
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25th Sep
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What does effective governance mean in the public sector?The function of governance is to ensure that an organisation or partnership fulfils its...
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25th Sep
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This Agreement is made on [insert date] (the ‘Commencement Date’) between the following parties (each a ‘party’ and together the...
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26th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, ss 37–38, Sch 16 Pt...
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26th Sep
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Higher education institutions (HEIs) have long had a wide range of public law duties incorporated into statute or funding requirements that must be...
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26th Sep
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The UK higher education (HE) sector has been slow to adopt the sort of standardised contractual documentation that has been commonplace in other...
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26th Sep
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The different types of universities and their governance arrangementsUniversities in England are constituted in a variety of ways and therefore have a...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note summarises the insolvency regime introduced by the Technical and Further Education Act 2017 (TAFEA 2017), the Further Education...
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26th Sep
Q&As
This Q&A is limited to the law of England.There is no case specifically on the Education (Student Support) Regulations 2011 (E(SS) Regs 2011), SI...
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28th Sep
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Powers under the Localism Act 2011Power of competenceThe competence power gives specified English local authorities the power to do anything that...
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28th Sep
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The Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998) requires public authorities not to act in ways which are incompatible with the rights guaranteed by the European...
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Produced in partnership with Christopher McFarland 29th Sep

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