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Key procedural stages in a judicial review claim in the Administrative Court Broadly speaking, and subject to any contrary directions, the key stages...
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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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When considering whether and how to bring a claim for judicial review, the first step is to consider whether this would be an appropriate means of...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Purchase of Matrix Chambers and Dr Mirza Ahmad of St Philips Chambers 29th Sep
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Source of the doctrine of the separation of powersThe origins of the doctrine are often traced to John Locke’s Second Treatise of Government (1689),...
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27th Sep
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a...
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26th Sep
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Interested partiesIn the context of judicial review, an interested party is 'any person (other than the claimant and defendant) who is directly...
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26th Sep
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The EU public procurement case tracker records and summarises the most recent European case law developments relating to public procurement. This...
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26th Sep
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Brexit impact—public procurementThe UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s...
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26th Sep
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Brexit impact—public procurementThe UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s...
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25th Sep
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Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no...
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25th Sep
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Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no...
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25th Sep
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Brexit impact—public procurementThe UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s...
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25th Sep
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Essential to Parliament’s legislative supremacy is the principle that Parliament is not bound by its predecessors, and cannot bind its successors. It...
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25th Sep
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It is not possible to successfully argue that an Act of Parliament is invalid because of flaws, or even fraud, in the legislative process.Early...
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25th Sep
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A contracting authority procuring a public contract above a certain financial threshold must use one of the permitted procurement procedures set out...
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25th Sep
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Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no...
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25th Sep
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The European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) was adopted by the Council of Europe in 1950. The ECHR sets out the rights and freedoms which the...
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25th Sep

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BackgroundThe General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679, (the GDPR) sets out the information that a data processing agreement must...
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28th Sep
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What types of data are likely to be collected?Connected cars or partially or fully autonomous vehicles (AVs) may collect data from numerous sources,...
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28th Sep
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The provisions of both the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulation 2003 (PECR 2003), SI 2003/2426 and the General Data...
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28th Sep
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In answering this Q&A we have limited our research to cover the position under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998) (not the General Data...
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28th Sep
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Amending Model ClausesClause 10 of the 2010 Model Clauses provides that ‘The parties undertake not to vary or modify the Clauses. This does not...
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28th Sep
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What is Privacy shield?On 29 February 2016, the European Commission announced draft details of the EU–US Privacy Shield to replace the Safe Harbour...
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28th Sep
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Background to the standard contractual clausesThere was a general prohibition in Directive 95/46/EC (the Data Protection Directive), on controllers...
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28th Sep
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This question has been discussed in the case of Google Spain v Agencia Española de Protección de Datos (Google Spain) and also in guidelines...
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28th Sep
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In answering this Q&A we have limited our research to cover the position under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998) and assume the Q&A refers to...
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Produced in partnership with Daradjeet Jagpal of Information Law Solutions 28th Sep
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The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) guidance ICO—Recognising a request made under the Freedom of Information Act (Section 8) has a section on...
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28th Sep
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Protection of investmentA database right in a database is infringed if an alleged infringer extracts or re-utilises all or a substantial part of its...
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28th Sep
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We have assumed for the purposes of this Q&A that there are no transfers of the personal data outside of the UK (and no other international element)...
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28th Sep
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The answer will depend upon the basis upon which the data sharing took place, and any contractual arrangements entered into between the parties.If the...
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Produced in partnership with Ashley Roughton of Ipchambers.eu 28th Sep
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The Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998), provides that a data processor is any person, other than an employee of the data controller, who processes...
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28th Sep
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Are independent schools subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000?The Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FIA 2000) grants a right of access to...
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28th Sep
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The Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015 (2015 Regulations) came into force on 18 July 2015, replacing the Re-use of Public Sector...
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28th Sep

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