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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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Functions may be delegated to permitted authorities by way of schemes of delegation. See: Commentaries: Delegation of functions by Ministers to...
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28th Sep
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The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015), SI 2015/102, reg 10 excludes a number of a specific categories of service contract from the scope of...
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Produced in partnership with Alfred Artley of Monckton Chambers 28th Sep
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Until formal notice is given under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty (TEU), the UK remains part of the EU and therefore subject to all the regulations,...
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Produced in partnership with Shazia Akhtar of Hardwicke 28th Sep
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We refer you to the following which may be of assistance:•Q&A: Is Brexit considered a force majeure event?•Practice Note: Brexit—contract risk...
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28th Sep
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Eligibility and selection in public procurementContracting authorities conducting a public procurement exercise under the Public Contracts Regulations...
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What is retained EU law?EU law takes effect in the UK through the European Communities Act 1972 (ECA 1972). ECA 1972 will be repealed by section 1 of...
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Produced in partnership with Kieran Laird, Director and Head of Constitutional Affairs of Gowling WLG 28th Sep
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In answering this Q&A we have considered whether, prior to concluding a public contract tendered under the restricted procedure, the contract terms...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Ware of Browne Jacobson 28th Sep
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Limiting the number of bids a tenderer can submitA contracting authority (CA) may wish to limit the number of bids a tenderer may submit in a public...
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28th Sep
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We assume you are referring to investigations for breaches of the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013 (FSH(E)R 2013), SI 2013/2996. In...
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28th Sep
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AdvertisingIn relation to the sale of perishable goods to the end consumer, see Practice Notes:•Food advertising: this Practice Note considers the law...
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Simple cautions for adults are a non-statutory disposal and are available only in respect of persons who have attained the age of 18 years. Their use...
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We have assumed that this question relates to an offence of failure to comply with a hygiene improvement notice issued under the Food Safety and...
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Pursuant to section 1(6) of the Prevention of Social Housing Fraud Act 2013 (PSHFA 2013), a person convicted of an offence pursuant to PSHFA 2013, s...
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In this Q&A, we refer to the issue of a simple caution under section 17 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 (CJCA 2015).Simple cautionsThe use...
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Company law perspectiveThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) distinguishes between two types of legal entity that might serve as a company director, namely...
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New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (NRSWA 1991)The New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (NRSWA 1991) is an amending Act which concerns the law...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Sep

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