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Connecticut Abortion Law, Tax Changes Go Into Effect Friday | New

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s first major abortion-related legislation in years, which seeks to legally shield providers and patients from other states’ bans on the procedure, will go into effect Friday. The legislation has been adopted by the Connecticut General Assembly end of April and signed into law by Democratic Governor Ned Lamont in May […]

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Connecticut Abortion Law, Tax Changes Go Into Effect Friday | Connecticut News

By SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s first major abortion-related legislation in years, which seeks to legally shield providers and patients from other states’ bans on the procedure, will go into effect Friday. The legislation was passed by the Connecticut General Assembly in late April and signed into law by Democratic Gov. […]

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Saskatchewan Changes Family Law Rules to Require Dispute Resolution – DiscoverEstevan.com

In a recent statement, the provincial government announced that it would be changing family law rules to introduce a requirement for early resolution of family disputes outside of court. This would require families to consult a mediator and participate in mediation, before being allowed to proceed to preliminary proceedings and eventually to court. The practice […]

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Connecticut Abortion Law, Tax Changes Go Into Effect Friday

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s first major abortion-related legislation in years, which seeks to legally shield providers and patients from other states’ bans on the procedure, will go into effect Friday. The legislation was passed by the Connecticut General Assembly in late April and signed into law by Democratic Governor Ned Lamont in May in […]

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Government asks Law Commission to conduct review of contempt of court law

The government has asked the Law Commission of England and Wales to carry out a review of the contempt of court law, fearing it is “messy and unclear”. Codifying and simplifying contempt law and clarifying responsibility for trying, investigating and prosecuting contempt will be some of the areas examined by the review, according […]

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Blood transfusion: donors, recipients protected by law – Commission

Dr Omale Amedu By Justina Auta The National Blood Service Commission (NBSC) says that all recipients of blood, regardless of age and religious beliefs, are protected by the law, as it is intended to save lives in an emergency. The Acting Director General (DG) of the commission, Dr. Omale Amedu, made the point in an […]

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Law Commission Releases Final Report on Class Actions and Litigation Funding

The Law Commission released its final report on class actions and litigation funding on Monday, June 27. The report is the culmination of the Law Commission’s review, which began in December 2020 and included rounds of consultation with industry stakeholders. A new statutory class action regime As previously reported, the Law Commission has recommended new […]

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Class action laws are necessary for access to justice, says Law Commission

Abigail Dougherty / Stuff Class actions would need to be cleared by the High Court before moving forward, and they should not be permitted in all courts, the Law Commission said. A class action law would improve access to civil justice, the Te Aka Matua o te Ture Law Commission said. About 40 countries have […]

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Law Commission Releases Report on Class Actions and Litigation Funding

Monday, June 27, 2022, 1:15 p.m.Press Release: Law Commission A new law on class actions should be drafted to improve access to justice and the efficiency of litigation, concludes Te Aka Matua o te Ture | Law Commission in its report, Ko ngā Hunga Take Whaipānga me ngā Pūtea Tautiringa | Class Actions and Litigation […]

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Change your fishing gear now or face the law – Ministry of Fishermen

As of September 2022, all anglers who refuse to use approved fishing nets will be penalized. The Deputy Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Mr Moses Anim, who issued the warning, urged all fishermen to comply with the directive without excuse to avoid a conflict with the law. He said that the Ministry, after several […]

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Supreme Court Strikes Down NYC Gun Law, Says Americans Have Right to Carry Guns in Public

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major expansion of gun rights, the Supreme Court has declared that Americans have the right to carry guns in public for self-defense. About a quarter of the US population lives in states expected to be affected by the ruling, which struck down a gun law in New York. The first […]

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Law Commission proposals put pressure on UK leaders | Article

In November 2020, the UK government asked the Law Commission to consider how to reform corporate crime laws to make it easier to prosecute companies and senior executives. The impetus was the failure in 2019 to secure fraud convictions against former executives of retailer Tesco, even after the company admitted to overstating its profits in […]

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An internship at the Ministry of Law will provide law graduates with an understanding of the government’s perspective on litigation

The Ministry of Law and Justice has announced internships to help newcomers give legal advice in constitutional-administrative, financial, infrastructural, labor, transfer of property and arbitration/contract law. The Department of Justice’s Department of Legal Affairs (DoLA) is hosting the internship and is currently accepting applications on a first-come, first-served basis. The interns will serve in the […]

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Corporate criminal liability: Reform proposals from the UK Law Commission

The Law Commission has released its long-awaited proposals to reform corporate criminal liability in the UK (“Paper Options“). While anti-corruption campaigners, including MPs, have criticized him for not going far enough, the reforms envisaged in the options paper represent a significant strengthening of the existing law on corporate criminal liability and should lead companies to […]

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Law Commission’s anti-money laundering approach could spark conflict with Europe

He added: “This argument is not without merit, since the MLR2017 regime is clearly broader than the model for attributing companies from ‘prevention failure’. Under MLR2017, for example, the prosecution would not need to establish the predicate offense of money laundering, but would simply need to point out deficiencies in the company’s AML procedures […]

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Corporate Criminal Liability – The UK Law Commission’s 10 Options

On June 10, 2022, the UK Law Commission (LC) published a set of proposals or options for corporate criminal liability law in the UK. The LC is an independent commission set up by Parliament, and its main function is to keep UK legislation under review and to recommend reform. The options paper does not make […]

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UK Law Commission proposes 10 reforms for corporate accountability

Related practices and jurisdictions The UK Law Commission has published its proposals (the Option Paper) to overhaul criminal law as it applies to businesses in the UK. The Law Commission is an independent commission set up by Parliament to monitor UK law and recommend reform. The options paper outlines 10 possible ways to strengthen corporate […]

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Corporate Criminal Liability: The Law Commission’s Ten Options for Reform

The 10e In June, the Law Commission launched its options paper which outlines a number of ways in which corporate criminal liability law could be reformed. The detailed document, accompanied by a 14-page summary document, outlines potential options for reform in this area and rules out other possibilities as unsustainable. In 2017, the Department of […]

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Law Commission Releases Options Paper for Reforming Corporate Criminal Liability Laws

The Law Commission today released an options paper for the government on how it can change the law to ensure companies are indeed held accountable for committing serious crimes. A number of options are presented, which we will consider in due course. For now, here are the main points: Doctrine of identification: Many corporate criminal […]