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Facilitating the performance of a duty by public officialsFacilitation payments, also known as facilitating or grease payments, are generally small...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Furlong of Carmelite Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note explains the main fitness to practise hearing before the Health and Care Professions Tribunal (HCPT). It deals with preparation for...
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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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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors Ltd and Alistair Frew of Lodders LLP 12th Jan
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The purpose of this Practice Note is to provide a general understanding of the offences under section 1, 2 and 6 of the Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010). It...
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When is a contract a void contract?A void contract is one that is wholly lacking in legal effect. A contract will be void where:•the parties contract...
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This Practice Note considers what damages may be available as remedy for claims in tort, including negligence claims.For general guidance on damages,...
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When a public body receives a claim form for judicial review, the first step is to consider whether the claim has been brought in time. For further...
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This Practice Note provides an overview of contract expiry and of the different causes of termination and ways to discharge a contract, including...
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The termination of a contract by reason of one party’s breach of contract arises as follows:•one party to the contract is in breach of contract•the...
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There can be only one lease at a time giving a right to possession and occupation of property. Consequently, if a landlord subsequently grants a lease...
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A civil recovery order (CRO) is an order available to recover the proceeds of crime through action in the High Court, rather than the criminal court,...
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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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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors Ltd and Alistair Frew of Lodders LLP 12th Jan
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[On headed paper][insert date][Address of tenderer provided in request for clarification]Dear [[insert contact name of tenderer] OR [insert contact...
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Background to semiconductorsA semiconductor is essentially any material which has electrical conductivity and can thus either conduct, or conversely,...
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IntroductionThis Practice Note provides an introduction to the Gambling Commission and explains how it regulates the gambling industry in the...
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9th Apr
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This guide to gambling law outlines the legal issues most pertinent to the gambling industry, and is designed for general commercial lawyers looking...
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Produced in partnership with Carl Rohsler of Memery Crystal 9th Apr
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The Gambling Act 2005 (GA 2005) defines a gaming machine very widely as ‘a machine that is designed or adapted for use by people to gamble (whether or...
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Produced in partnership with David Lucas FBII, MIoL of Lucas Licensing Limited 9th Apr
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Appealing a decision of the Gambling CommissionAppeals against Gambling Commission decisions are made to the First-tier Tribunal (Gambling) (the...
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Produced in partnership with David Lucas FBII, MIoL of Lucas Licensing Limited 9th Apr
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A premises licence is required to authorise the provision of gambling facilities at:•casino premises•bingo premises•betting premises, including tracks...
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Produced in partnership with David Lucas FBII, MIoL of Lucas Licensing Limited 9th Apr
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Review of a premises licenceA licence can be reviewed at any time following an application made by a responsible authority or interested party.An...
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Produced in partnership with David Lucas FBII, MIoL of Lucas Licensing Limited 9th Apr
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ClubsThere are specific provisions which control gaming and gaming machines provided by clubs, alcohol licensed premises and travelling fairs. These...
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Produced in partnership with David Lucas FBII, MIoL of Lucas Licensing Limited 9th Apr
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Gambling Commission investigationsThe Gambling Commission regulates the commercial gambling industry in Great Britain.The Commission has published a...
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Produced in partnership with David Lucas FBII, MIoL of Lucas Licensing Limited 9th Apr
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Gambling Act 2005 offencesThe Gambling Act 2005 (GA 2005) introduced a new regulatory system to govern the provision of all gambling in Great Britain,...
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9th Apr
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The three main types of licence available to potential gambling licensees within Great Britain are:•operating licences•personal licences, and•premises...
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Produced in partnership with Carl Rohsler of Memery Crystal 8th Apr
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This Practice Note aims to provide practical guidance to those working within a local authority in England or Wales to deal with licensing fees and...
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Produced in partnership with Nicola Smith of Squire Patton Boggs 7th Apr
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This tracker is focused on licensing and is intended to be used to track key developments, legislation, guidance, parliamentary briefing notes and...
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4th Mar
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Court fees payable in relation to a licensing appeal to a magistrates’ court are prescribed by The Magistrates’ Courts Fee Order 2008, SI 2008/1052....
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Produced in partnership with David Wilson of a2z licensing 8th Jan
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The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018 (AW(LAIA)(E)R 2018), SI 2018/486 provides for the licensing...
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Produced in partnership with David Wilson of a2z licensing 8th Jan
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For the purposes of this Q&A we have limited our research to cover the distinction between lotteries, competitions and prize draws. In conducting our...
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