Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: United-Kingdom http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: New Restrictions Halt School-Time Vacations http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403710_text Education - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 23 Sep 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403710_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Government Considering Role of Monarchy in Consent to Legislation http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403705_text Legislative power - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 17 Sep 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403705_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Queen's Speech for 2013 http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403599_text Legislative power - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 20 May 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403599_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Bill to Modernize Electoral System Considered http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403266_text Elections and politics - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 03 Aug 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403266_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Use of Pirate Bay File-Sharing Website Illegal, ISPs Required to Block Access http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403154_text Communications - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 16 May 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403154_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Ruling Highlights http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403057_text Crime and law enforcement - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 27 Mar 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403057_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Serious Organised Crime Agency Entitled to Civil Recovery of Money Laundering Proceeds http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402935_text Administrative law and regulatory procedures - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 11 Jan 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402935_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Ministry of Defence Investigations in Iraq Not Independent Enough to Meet Human Rights Requirements http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402936_text Human rights - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 11 Jan 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402936_text Global Legal Monitor: European Court of Human Rights; United Kingdom: Use of Conditional Fee Agreements Seen as Violation of European Convention on Human Rights http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402484_text Human rights - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 24 Jan 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402484_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Ban on Tehrik-e-Taliban Under Terror Law Considered http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402481_text Terrorism - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 20 Jan 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402481_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Reform of Facilitated Returns Scheme Increases Cash-Incentive for Foreign National Prisoners to Return Home http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402392_text Crime and law enforcement - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 23 Nov 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402392_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402370_text Elections and politics - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 09 Nov 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402370_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Controversial Terrorism Pre-Charge Detention Powers Rarely Utilized http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402346_text Terrorism - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 01 Nov 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402346_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Commission Warns Government over Legality of Its Torture Policy http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402296_text War crimes - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 06 Oct 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402296_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Civil Servants Prohibited from Cooperating with U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Investigation http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402243_text Officials and employees - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 16 Sep 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402243_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Illegal Immigrant Jailed for 500,000 Tax Fraud http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402162_text Taxation - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 16 Aug 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402162_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Stock Broker Fined 2.8 Million for Market Abuse http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402007_text Securities - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 25 May 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402007_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: New Coalition Government Publishes Policy Plans http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402008_text Legal systems - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 25 May 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402008_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: General Election Soon to Occur, with New Constituency Boundaries http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401956_text Elections and politics - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 06 May 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401956_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Anti-Terrorism Detention Provisions Called Into Question http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401793_text Terrorism - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 26 Jan 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401793_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: British National Party Member Arrested on Suspicion of Terrorism http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401792_text Terrorism - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 25 Jan 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401792_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: New Supreme Court Opens for Business http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401619_text Judiciary - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 09 Oct 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401619_text Global Legal Monitor: Liechtenstein; United Kingdom: Agreement on Exchange of Tax Information http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401600_text Taxation - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 06 Oct 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401600_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Ruling Requires British Offshore Accounts Be Revealed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401516_text Banks and financial institutions - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 25 Aug 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401516_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: New Supreme Court http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401502_text Judiciary - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 18 Aug 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401502_text Global Legal Monitor: Ireland; United Kingdom: British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body Recommends Improved Police Cooperation http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401432_text Crime and law enforcement - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 13 Jul 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401432_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Anti-Terrorism Laws Successfully Challenged Again http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401374_text Terrorism - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 22 Jun 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401374_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Blogger Loses Battle in Right to Privacy http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401373_text Right of privacy - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 19 Jun 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401373_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: MPs Expenses Scandal Prompting Constitutional Reforms http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401312_text Government ethics and transparency - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The The disclosure of expenses of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom monetary allowances that Members may claim if an expense is incurred during the performance of their Parliamentary duties has caused... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 02 Jun 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401312_text Global Legal Monitor: Norway; United Kingdom: Economic Zones Agreement http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401283_text International affairs - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The The disclosure of expenses of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom monetary allowances that Members may claim if an expense is incurred during the performance of their Parliamentary duties has caused On April 30, 2009, Norway and the United Kingdom concluded an agreement on the boundary between the economic zones of the two nations. Since 1977, when Norway established an economic zone and the U.K. delineated a... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 14 May 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401283_text Global Legal Monitor: Rwanda; United Kingdom: Extradition Disallowed by British Court http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401223_text Extradition - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The The disclosure of expenses of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom monetary allowances that Members may claim if an expense is incurred during the performance of their Parliamentary duties has caused On April 30, 2009, Norway and the United Kingdom concluded an agreement on the boundary between the economic zones of the two nations. Since 1977, when Norway established an economic zone and the U.K. delineated a On April 7, 2009, the High Court of London refused to allow the extradition of four suspects three former mayors in southern Rwanda (Emmanuel Nteziryayo, Celestin Ugirashebuja, and Charles Munyaneza) and one alleged militia leader... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 16 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401223_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Operation of the Defence Advisory Notice http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401224_text Terrorism - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The The disclosure of expenses of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom monetary allowances that Members may claim if an expense is incurred during the performance of their Parliamentary duties has caused On April 30, 2009, Norway and the United Kingdom concluded an agreement on the boundary between the economic zones of the two nations. Since 1977, when Norway established an economic zone and the U.K. delineated a On April 7, 2009, the High Court of London refused to allow the extradition of four suspects three former mayors in southern Rwanda (Emmanuel Nteziryayo, Celestin Ugirashebuja, and Charles Munyaneza) and one alleged militia leader The head of Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism division recently made a serious blunder when secret documents were inadvertently disclosed by him as he held a piece of paper showing the upcoming operation face up in a clear... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 16 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401224_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Alleged Corruption in House of Lords Brings Calls for Tougher Sanctions http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540972_text Government ethics and transparency - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The The disclosure of expenses of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom monetary allowances that Members may claim if an expense is incurred during the performance of their Parliamentary duties has caused On April 30, 2009, Norway and the United Kingdom concluded an agreement on the boundary between the economic zones of the two nations. Since 1977, when Norway established an economic zone and the U.K. delineated a On April 7, 2009, the High Court of London refused to allow the extradition of four suspects three former mayors in southern Rwanda (Emmanuel Nteziryayo, Celestin Ugirashebuja, and Charles Munyaneza) and one alleged militia leader The head of Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism division recently made a serious blunder when secret documents were inadvertently disclosed by him as he held a piece of paper showing the upcoming operation face up in a clear Amid recent reports that four Peers of the British House of Lords allegedly indicated they would be willing to use their influence to amend legislation in the House of Lords in exchange for cash, the leader... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 02 Feb 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540972_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Pentagon Hacker Granted Judicial Review Against U.S. Extradition http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540970_text Crime and law enforcement - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The The disclosure of expenses of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom monetary allowances that Members may claim if an expense is incurred during the performance of their Parliamentary duties has caused On April 30, 2009, Norway and the United Kingdom concluded an agreement on the boundary between the economic zones of the two nations. Since 1977, when Norway established an economic zone and the U.K. delineated a On April 7, 2009, the High Court of London refused to allow the extradition of four suspects three former mayors in southern Rwanda (Emmanuel Nteziryayo, Celestin Ugirashebuja, and Charles Munyaneza) and one alleged militia leader The head of Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism division recently made a serious blunder when secret documents were inadvertently disclosed by him as he held a piece of paper showing the upcoming operation face up in a clear Amid recent reports that four Peers of the British House of Lords allegedly indicated they would be willing to use their influence to amend legislation in the House of Lords in exchange for cash, the leader A British computer systems administrator, Gary McKinnon, who hacked into 97 U.S. military computer systems in 2000 and 2001 has been granted judicial review of the Secretary of State's decision to extradite him to the United... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 30 Jan 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540970_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Large Part of UK DNA Database Must Be Destroyed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540855_text Crime and law enforcement - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The The disclosure of expenses of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom monetary allowances that Members may claim if an expense is incurred during the performance of their Parliamentary duties has caused On April 30, 2009, Norway and the United Kingdom concluded an agreement on the boundary between the economic zones of the two nations. Since 1977, when Norway established an economic zone and the U.K. delineated a On April 7, 2009, the High Court of London refused to allow the extradition of four suspects three former mayors in southern Rwanda (Emmanuel Nteziryayo, Celestin Ugirashebuja, and Charles Munyaneza) and one alleged militia leader The head of Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism division recently made a serious blunder when secret documents were inadvertently disclosed by him as he held a piece of paper showing the upcoming operation face up in a clear Amid recent reports that four Peers of the British House of Lords allegedly indicated they would be willing to use their influence to amend legislation in the House of Lords in exchange for cash, the leader A British computer systems administrator, Gary McKinnon, who hacked into 97 U.S. military computer systems in 2000 and 2001 has been granted judicial review of the Secretary of State's decision to extradite him to the United The European Court of Human Rights ruled on December 4, 2008, that the British police must destroy fingerprints and DNA profiles of individuals arrested but not convicted of any crimes that are stored in its National... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 17 Dec 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540855_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Chagos Islanders Prohibited from Returning Home amid Diego Garcia Security Concerns http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540739_text National security - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The The disclosure of expenses of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom monetary allowances that Members may claim if an expense is incurred during the performance of their Parliamentary duties has caused On April 30, 2009, Norway and the United Kingdom concluded an agreement on the boundary between the economic zones of the two nations. Since 1977, when Norway established an economic zone and the U.K. delineated a On April 7, 2009, the High Court of London refused to allow the extradition of four suspects three former mayors in southern Rwanda (Emmanuel Nteziryayo, Celestin Ugirashebuja, and Charles Munyaneza) and one alleged militia leader The head of Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism division recently made a serious blunder when secret documents were inadvertently disclosed by him as he held a piece of paper showing the upcoming operation face up in a clear Amid recent reports that four Peers of the British House of Lords allegedly indicated they would be willing to use their influence to amend legislation in the House of Lords in exchange for cash, the leader A British computer systems administrator, Gary McKinnon, who hacked into 97 U.S. military computer systems in 2000 and 2001 has been granted judicial review of the Secretary of State's decision to extradite him to the United The European Court of Human Rights ruled on December 4, 2008, that the British police must destroy fingerprints and DNA profiles of individuals arrested but not convicted of any crimes that are stored in its National The House of Lords, the highest court in the United Kingdom, has overturned a ruling that permitted islanders removed from the Chagos Islands (now known as the British Indian Ocean Territory) in the 1960s to return... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 24 Oct 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540739_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Icelandic Banks'; UK Firms' Assets Frozen in Response to Bank Collapse http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540728_text Banks and financial institutions - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The The disclosure of expenses of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom monetary allowances that Members may claim if an expense is incurred during the performance of their Parliamentary duties has caused On April 30, 2009, Norway and the United Kingdom concluded an agreement on the boundary between the economic zones of the two nations. Since 1977, when Norway established an economic zone and the U.K. delineated a On April 7, 2009, the High Court of London refused to allow the extradition of four suspects three former mayors in southern Rwanda (Emmanuel Nteziryayo, Celestin Ugirashebuja, and Charles Munyaneza) and one alleged militia leader The head of Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism division recently made a serious blunder when secret documents were inadvertently disclosed by him as he held a piece of paper showing the upcoming operation face up in a clear Amid recent reports that four Peers of the British House of Lords allegedly indicated they would be willing to use their influence to amend legislation in the House of Lords in exchange for cash, the leader A British computer systems administrator, Gary McKinnon, who hacked into 97 U.S. military computer systems in 2000 and 2001 has been granted judicial review of the Secretary of State's decision to extradite him to the United The European Court of Human Rights ruled on December 4, 2008, that the British police must destroy fingerprints and DNA profiles of individuals arrested but not convicted of any crimes that are stored in its National The House of Lords, the highest court in the United Kingdom, has overturned a ruling that permitted islanders removed from the Chagos Islands (now known as the British Indian Ocean Territory) in the 1960s to return The collapse of several of Iceland's banks has led to a highly charged diplomatic dispute and intensive negotiations between Icelandic and British authorities. A delegation of British Treasury officials was in Iceland over the weekend of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 17 Oct 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540728_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Competition Laws Waived to Allow Bank Merger http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540729_text Banks and financial institutions - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The The disclosure of expenses of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom monetary allowances that Members may claim if an expense is incurred during the performance of their Parliamentary duties has caused On April 30, 2009, Norway and the United Kingdom concluded an agreement on the boundary between the economic zones of the two nations. Since 1977, when Norway established an economic zone and the U.K. delineated a On April 7, 2009, the High Court of London refused to allow the extradition of four suspects three former mayors in southern Rwanda (Emmanuel Nteziryayo, Celestin Ugirashebuja, and Charles Munyaneza) and one alleged militia leader The head of Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism division recently made a serious blunder when secret documents were inadvertently disclosed by him as he held a piece of paper showing the upcoming operation face up in a clear Amid recent reports that four Peers of the British House of Lords allegedly indicated they would be willing to use their influence to amend legislation in the House of Lords in exchange for cash, the leader A British computer systems administrator, Gary McKinnon, who hacked into 97 U.S. military computer systems in 2000 and 2001 has been granted judicial review of the Secretary of State's decision to extradite him to the United The European Court of Human Rights ruled on December 4, 2008, that the British police must destroy fingerprints and DNA profiles of individuals arrested but not convicted of any crimes that are stored in its National The House of Lords, the highest court in the United Kingdom, has overturned a ruling that permitted islanders removed from the Chagos Islands (now known as the British Indian Ocean Territory) in the 1960s to return The collapse of several of Iceland's banks has led to a highly charged diplomatic dispute and intensive negotiations between Icelandic and British authorities. A delegation of British Treasury officials was in Iceland over the weekend of The Government of the United Kingdom is currently in the process of amending its competition laws to facilitate the proposed merger of two large banking establishments in the UK, Lloyds TSB and Halifax Bank of Scotland... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 17 Oct 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540729_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Ruling Opens the Door for Families of Deceased Troops to Sue the Military http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540595_text Armed forces and national security - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The The disclosure of expenses of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom monetary allowances that Members may claim if an expense is incurred during the performance of their Parliamentary duties has caused On April 30, 2009, Norway and the United Kingdom concluded an agreement on the boundary between the economic zones of the two nations. Since 1977, when Norway established an economic zone and the U.K. delineated a On April 7, 2009, the High Court of London refused to allow the extradition of four suspects three former mayors in southern Rwanda (Emmanuel Nteziryayo, Celestin Ugirashebuja, and Charles Munyaneza) and one alleged militia leader The head of Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism division recently made a serious blunder when secret documents were inadvertently disclosed by him as he held a piece of paper showing the upcoming operation face up in a clear Amid recent reports that four Peers of the British House of Lords allegedly indicated they would be willing to use their influence to amend legislation in the House of Lords in exchange for cash, the leader A British computer systems administrator, Gary McKinnon, who hacked into 97 U.S. military computer systems in 2000 and 2001 has been granted judicial review of the Secretary of State's decision to extradite him to the United The European Court of Human Rights ruled on December 4, 2008, that the British police must destroy fingerprints and DNA profiles of individuals arrested but not convicted of any crimes that are stored in its National The House of Lords, the highest court in the United Kingdom, has overturned a ruling that permitted islanders removed from the Chagos Islands (now known as the British Indian Ocean Territory) in the 1960s to return The collapse of several of Iceland's banks has led to a highly charged diplomatic dispute and intensive negotiations between Icelandic and British authorities. A delegation of British Treasury officials was in Iceland over the weekend of The Government of the United Kingdom is currently in the process of amending its competition laws to facilitate the proposed merger of two large banking establishments in the UK, Lloyds TSB and Halifax Bank of Scotland A High Court ruling of April 11, 2008, on the conduct of inquests into the deaths of soldiers serving overseas has paved the way for families of British troops killed in action due to faulty equipment... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 26 Aug 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540595_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Commons Passes Pre-Charge Detention Bill http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540492_text Crime and law enforcement - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The The disclosure of expenses of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom monetary allowances that Members may claim if an expense is incurred during the performance of their Parliamentary duties has caused On April 30, 2009, Norway and the United Kingdom concluded an agreement on the boundary between the economic zones of the two nations. Since 1977, when Norway established an economic zone and the U.K. delineated a On April 7, 2009, the High Court of London refused to allow the extradition of four suspects three former mayors in southern Rwanda (Emmanuel Nteziryayo, Celestin Ugirashebuja, and Charles Munyaneza) and one alleged militia leader The head of Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism division recently made a serious blunder when secret documents were inadvertently disclosed by him as he held a piece of paper showing the upcoming operation face up in a clear Amid recent reports that four Peers of the British House of Lords allegedly indicated they would be willing to use their influence to amend legislation in the House of Lords in exchange for cash, the leader A British computer systems administrator, Gary McKinnon, who hacked into 97 U.S. military computer systems in 2000 and 2001 has been granted judicial review of the Secretary of State's decision to extradite him to the United The European Court of Human Rights ruled on December 4, 2008, that the British police must destroy fingerprints and DNA profiles of individuals arrested but not convicted of any crimes that are stored in its National The House of Lords, the highest court in the United Kingdom, has overturned a ruling that permitted islanders removed from the Chagos Islands (now known as the British Indian Ocean Territory) in the 1960s to return The collapse of several of Iceland's banks has led to a highly charged diplomatic dispute and intensive negotiations between Icelandic and British authorities. A delegation of British Treasury officials was in Iceland over the weekend of The Government of the United Kingdom is currently in the process of amending its competition laws to facilitate the proposed merger of two large banking establishments in the UK, Lloyds TSB and Halifax Bank of Scotland A High Court ruling of April 11, 2008, on the conduct of inquests into the deaths of soldiers serving overseas has paved the way for families of British troops killed in action due to faulty equipment On June 11, 2008, a bill to extend the time period that terrorist suspects can be held without charge to gather evidence for criminal cases was passed by a narrow majority in the House of Commons.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jul 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540492_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Unmarried Couples Allowed to Adopt in Northern Ireland http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540513_text Families - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The The disclosure of expenses of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom monetary allowances that Members may claim if an expense is incurred during the performance of their Parliamentary duties has caused On April 30, 2009, Norway and the United Kingdom concluded an agreement on the boundary between the economic zones of the two nations. Since 1977, when Norway established an economic zone and the U.K. delineated a On April 7, 2009, the High Court of London refused to allow the extradition of four suspects three former mayors in southern Rwanda (Emmanuel Nteziryayo, Celestin Ugirashebuja, and Charles Munyaneza) and one alleged militia leader The head of Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism division recently made a serious blunder when secret documents were inadvertently disclosed by him as he held a piece of paper showing the upcoming operation face up in a clear Amid recent reports that four Peers of the British House of Lords allegedly indicated they would be willing to use their influence to amend legislation in the House of Lords in exchange for cash, the leader A British computer systems administrator, Gary McKinnon, who hacked into 97 U.S. military computer systems in 2000 and 2001 has been granted judicial review of the Secretary of State's decision to extradite him to the United The European Court of Human Rights ruled on December 4, 2008, that the British police must destroy fingerprints and DNA profiles of individuals arrested but not convicted of any crimes that are stored in its National The House of Lords, the highest court in the United Kingdom, has overturned a ruling that permitted islanders removed from the Chagos Islands (now known as the British Indian Ocean Territory) in the 1960s to return The collapse of several of Iceland's banks has led to a highly charged diplomatic dispute and intensive negotiations between Icelandic and British authorities. A delegation of British Treasury officials was in Iceland over the weekend of The Government of the United Kingdom is currently in the process of amending its competition laws to facilitate the proposed merger of two large banking establishments in the UK, Lloyds TSB and Halifax Bank of Scotland A High Court ruling of April 11, 2008, on the conduct of inquests into the deaths of soldiers serving overseas has paved the way for families of British troops killed in action due to faulty equipment On June 11, 2008, a bill to extend the time period that terrorist suspects can be held without charge to gather evidence for criminal cases was passed by a narrow majority in the House of Commons. Northern Irish adoption law has been brought into line with that of the rest of the United Kingdom, after the House of Lords declared on June 18, 2008, that sections 14 and 15 of the Adoption... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jul 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540513_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Enforcement of Female Circumcision Laws http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540545_text Families - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The The disclosure of expenses of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom monetary allowances that Members may claim if an expense is incurred during the performance of their Parliamentary duties has caused On April 30, 2009, Norway and the United Kingdom concluded an agreement on the boundary between the economic zones of the two nations. Since 1977, when Norway established an economic zone and the U.K. delineated a On April 7, 2009, the High Court of London refused to allow the extradition of four suspects three former mayors in southern Rwanda (Emmanuel Nteziryayo, Celestin Ugirashebuja, and Charles Munyaneza) and one alleged militia leader The head of Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism division recently made a serious blunder when secret documents were inadvertently disclosed by him as he held a piece of paper showing the upcoming operation face up in a clear Amid recent reports that four Peers of the British House of Lords allegedly indicated they would be willing to use their influence to amend legislation in the House of Lords in exchange for cash, the leader A British computer systems administrator, Gary McKinnon, who hacked into 97 U.S. military computer systems in 2000 and 2001 has been granted judicial review of the Secretary of State's decision to extradite him to the United The European Court of Human Rights ruled on December 4, 2008, that the British police must destroy fingerprints and DNA profiles of individuals arrested but not convicted of any crimes that are stored in its National The House of Lords, the highest court in the United Kingdom, has overturned a ruling that permitted islanders removed from the Chagos Islands (now known as the British Indian Ocean Territory) in the 1960s to return The collapse of several of Iceland's banks has led to a highly charged diplomatic dispute and intensive negotiations between Icelandic and British authorities. A delegation of British Treasury officials was in Iceland over the weekend of The Government of the United Kingdom is currently in the process of amending its competition laws to facilitate the proposed merger of two large banking establishments in the UK, Lloyds TSB and Halifax Bank of Scotland A High Court ruling of April 11, 2008, on the conduct of inquests into the deaths of soldiers serving overseas has paved the way for families of British troops killed in action due to faulty equipment On June 11, 2008, a bill to extend the time period that terrorist suspects can be held without charge to gather evidence for criminal cases was passed by a narrow majority in the House of Commons. Northern Irish adoption law has been brought into line with that of the rest of the United Kingdom, after the House of Lords declared on June 18, 2008, that sections 14 and 15 of the Adoption The British police are reportedly increasing checks on flights leaving for nations that are known to continue the practice of female circumcision. This practice was made unlawful in the United Kingdom in 1985, through the Prohibition... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jul 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540545_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Terrorist Loses US Extradition Appeal http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540541_text Terrorism - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The The disclosure of expenses of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom monetary allowances that Members may claim if an expense is incurred during the performance of their Parliamentary duties has caused On April 30, 2009, Norway and the United Kingdom concluded an agreement on the boundary between the economic zones of the two nations. Since 1977, when Norway established an economic zone and the U.K. delineated a On April 7, 2009, the High Court of London refused to allow the extradition of four suspects three former mayors in southern Rwanda (Emmanuel Nteziryayo, Celestin Ugirashebuja, and Charles Munyaneza) and one alleged militia leader The head of Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism division recently made a serious blunder when secret documents were inadvertently disclosed by him as he held a piece of paper showing the upcoming operation face up in a clear Amid recent reports that four Peers of the British House of Lords allegedly indicated they would be willing to use their influence to amend legislation in the House of Lords in exchange for cash, the leader A British computer systems administrator, Gary McKinnon, who hacked into 97 U.S. military computer systems in 2000 and 2001 has been granted judicial review of the Secretary of State's decision to extradite him to the United The European Court of Human Rights ruled on December 4, 2008, that the British police must destroy fingerprints and DNA profiles of individuals arrested but not convicted of any crimes that are stored in its National The House of Lords, the highest court in the United Kingdom, has overturned a ruling that permitted islanders removed from the Chagos Islands (now known as the British Indian Ocean Territory) in the 1960s to return The collapse of several of Iceland's banks has led to a highly charged diplomatic dispute and intensive negotiations between Icelandic and British authorities. A delegation of British Treasury officials was in Iceland over the weekend of The Government of the United Kingdom is currently in the process of amending its competition laws to facilitate the proposed merger of two large banking establishments in the UK, Lloyds TSB and Halifax Bank of Scotland A High Court ruling of April 11, 2008, on the conduct of inquests into the deaths of soldiers serving overseas has paved the way for families of British troops killed in action due to faulty equipment On June 11, 2008, a bill to extend the time period that terrorist suspects can be held without charge to gather evidence for criminal cases was passed by a narrow majority in the House of Commons. Northern Irish adoption law has been brought into line with that of the rest of the United Kingdom, after the House of Lords declared on June 18, 2008, that sections 14 and 15 of the Adoption The British police are reportedly increasing checks on flights leaving for nations that are known to continue the practice of female circumcision. This practice was made unlawful in the United Kingdom in 1985, through the Prohibition A controversial Muslim cleric, Abu Hamza, currently imprisoned in the United Kingdom for stirring up racial hatred, recently had his appeal against extradition to the United States rejected by the English High Court. Hamza was the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jul 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540541_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Points-Based Immigration System Declared Unlawful http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540580_text Immigration and nationality - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The The disclosure of expenses of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom monetary allowances that Members may claim if an expense is incurred during the performance of their Parliamentary duties has caused On April 30, 2009, Norway and the United Kingdom concluded an agreement on the boundary between the economic zones of the two nations. Since 1977, when Norway established an economic zone and the U.K. delineated a On April 7, 2009, the High Court of London refused to allow the extradition of four suspects three former mayors in southern Rwanda (Emmanuel Nteziryayo, Celestin Ugirashebuja, and Charles Munyaneza) and one alleged militia leader The head of Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism division recently made a serious blunder when secret documents were inadvertently disclosed by him as he held a piece of paper showing the upcoming operation face up in a clear Amid recent reports that four Peers of the British House of Lords allegedly indicated they would be willing to use their influence to amend legislation in the House of Lords in exchange for cash, the leader A British computer systems administrator, Gary McKinnon, who hacked into 97 U.S. military computer systems in 2000 and 2001 has been granted judicial review of the Secretary of State's decision to extradite him to the United The European Court of Human Rights ruled on December 4, 2008, that the British police must destroy fingerprints and DNA profiles of individuals arrested but not convicted of any crimes that are stored in its National The House of Lords, the highest court in the United Kingdom, has overturned a ruling that permitted islanders removed from the Chagos Islands (now known as the British Indian Ocean Territory) in the 1960s to return The collapse of several of Iceland's banks has led to a highly charged diplomatic dispute and intensive negotiations between Icelandic and British authorities. A delegation of British Treasury officials was in Iceland over the weekend of The Government of the United Kingdom is currently in the process of amending its competition laws to facilitate the proposed merger of two large banking establishments in the UK, Lloyds TSB and Halifax Bank of Scotland A High Court ruling of April 11, 2008, on the conduct of inquests into the deaths of soldiers serving overseas has paved the way for families of British troops killed in action due to faulty equipment On June 11, 2008, a bill to extend the time period that terrorist suspects can be held without charge to gather evidence for criminal cases was passed by a narrow majority in the House of Commons. Northern Irish adoption law has been brought into line with that of the rest of the United Kingdom, after the House of Lords declared on June 18, 2008, that sections 14 and 15 of the Adoption The British police are reportedly increasing checks on flights leaving for nations that are known to continue the practice of female circumcision. This practice was made unlawful in the United Kingdom in 1985, through the Prohibition A controversial Muslim cleric, Abu Hamza, currently imprisoned in the United Kingdom for stirring up racial hatred, recently had his appeal against extradition to the United States rejected by the English High Court. Hamza was the The recently introduced points-based immigration system in the UK, under which migrants are awarded points for meeting various criteria to obtain entry into the UK, has been introduced unlawfully, according to British courts. The new regime... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 02 Jun 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540580_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Terrorism Laws Continue to Be Implemented http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540466_text Terrorism - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The The disclosure of expenses of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom monetary allowances that Members may claim if an expense is incurred during the performance of their Parliamentary duties has caused On April 30, 2009, Norway and the United Kingdom concluded an agreement on the boundary between the economic zones of the two nations. Since 1977, when Norway established an economic zone and the U.K. delineated a On April 7, 2009, the High Court of London refused to allow the extradition of four suspects three former mayors in southern Rwanda (Emmanuel Nteziryayo, Celestin Ugirashebuja, and Charles Munyaneza) and one alleged militia leader The head of Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism division recently made a serious blunder when secret documents were inadvertently disclosed by him as he held a piece of paper showing the upcoming operation face up in a clear Amid recent reports that four Peers of the British House of Lords allegedly indicated they would be willing to use their influence to amend legislation in the House of Lords in exchange for cash, the leader A British computer systems administrator, Gary McKinnon, who hacked into 97 U.S. military computer systems in 2000 and 2001 has been granted judicial review of the Secretary of State's decision to extradite him to the United The European Court of Human Rights ruled on December 4, 2008, that the British police must destroy fingerprints and DNA profiles of individuals arrested but not convicted of any crimes that are stored in its National The House of Lords, the highest court in the United Kingdom, has overturned a ruling that permitted islanders removed from the Chagos Islands (now known as the British Indian Ocean Territory) in the 1960s to return The collapse of several of Iceland's banks has led to a highly charged diplomatic dispute and intensive negotiations between Icelandic and British authorities. A delegation of British Treasury officials was in Iceland over the weekend of The Government of the United Kingdom is currently in the process of amending its competition laws to facilitate the proposed merger of two large banking establishments in the UK, Lloyds TSB and Halifax Bank of Scotland A High Court ruling of April 11, 2008, on the conduct of inquests into the deaths of soldiers serving overseas has paved the way for families of British troops killed in action due to faulty equipment On June 11, 2008, a bill to extend the time period that terrorist suspects can be held without charge to gather evidence for criminal cases was passed by a narrow majority in the House of Commons. Northern Irish adoption law has been brought into line with that of the rest of the United Kingdom, after the House of Lords declared on June 18, 2008, that sections 14 and 15 of the Adoption The British police are reportedly increasing checks on flights leaving for nations that are known to continue the practice of female circumcision. This practice was made unlawful in the United Kingdom in 1985, through the Prohibition A controversial Muslim cleric, Abu Hamza, currently imprisoned in the United Kingdom for stirring up racial hatred, recently had his appeal against extradition to the United States rejected by the English High Court. Hamza was the The recently introduced points-based immigration system in the UK, under which migrants are awarded points for meeting various criteria to obtain entry into the UK, has been introduced unlawfully, according to British courts. The new regime The terrorism laws of the United Kingdom are continuing to be implemented in the courts, with individuals prosecuted frequently being jailed under these provisions. Most recently, a male, British-born Muslim convert has been jailed for four... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 May 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540466_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Terrorist Freezing Orders Declared Unlawful http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540467_text Terrorism - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The The disclosure of expenses of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom monetary allowances that Members may claim if an expense is incurred during the performance of their Parliamentary duties has caused On April 30, 2009, Norway and the United Kingdom concluded an agreement on the boundary between the economic zones of the two nations. Since 1977, when Norway established an economic zone and the U.K. delineated a On April 7, 2009, the High Court of London refused to allow the extradition of four suspects three former mayors in southern Rwanda (Emmanuel Nteziryayo, Celestin Ugirashebuja, and Charles Munyaneza) and one alleged militia leader The head of Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism division recently made a serious blunder when secret documents were inadvertently disclosed by him as he held a piece of paper showing the upcoming operation face up in a clear Amid recent reports that four Peers of the British House of Lords allegedly indicated they would be willing to use their influence to amend legislation in the House of Lords in exchange for cash, the leader A British computer systems administrator, Gary McKinnon, who hacked into 97 U.S. military computer systems in 2000 and 2001 has been granted judicial review of the Secretary of State's decision to extradite him to the United The European Court of Human Rights ruled on December 4, 2008, that the British police must destroy fingerprints and DNA profiles of individuals arrested but not convicted of any crimes that are stored in its National The House of Lords, the highest court in the United Kingdom, has overturned a ruling that permitted islanders removed from the Chagos Islands (now known as the British Indian Ocean Territory) in the 1960s to return The collapse of several of Iceland's banks has led to a highly charged diplomatic dispute and intensive negotiations between Icelandic and British authorities. A delegation of British Treasury officials was in Iceland over the weekend of The Government of the United Kingdom is currently in the process of amending its competition laws to facilitate the proposed merger of two large banking establishments in the UK, Lloyds TSB and Halifax Bank of Scotland A High Court ruling of April 11, 2008, on the conduct of inquests into the deaths of soldiers serving overseas has paved the way for families of British troops killed in action due to faulty equipment On June 11, 2008, a bill to extend the time period that terrorist suspects can be held without charge to gather evidence for criminal cases was passed by a narrow majority in the House of Commons. Northern Irish adoption law has been brought into line with that of the rest of the United Kingdom, after the House of Lords declared on June 18, 2008, that sections 14 and 15 of the Adoption The British police are reportedly increasing checks on flights leaving for nations that are known to continue the practice of female circumcision. This practice was made unlawful in the United Kingdom in 1985, through the Prohibition A controversial Muslim cleric, Abu Hamza, currently imprisoned in the United Kingdom for stirring up racial hatred, recently had his appeal against extradition to the United States rejected by the English High Court. Hamza was the The recently introduced points-based immigration system in the UK, under which migrants are awarded points for meeting various criteria to obtain entry into the UK, has been introduced unlawfully, according to British courts. The new regime The terrorism laws of the United Kingdom are continuing to be implemented in the courts, with individuals prosecuted frequently being jailed under these provisions. Most recently, a male, British-born Muslim convert has been jailed for four Orders made to implement United Nations Security Council regulations designed to prevent the financing of terrorism by freezing terrorist assets have been quashed by the High Court of the United Kingdom. The Terrorism (United Nations Measures)... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 May 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540467_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Immigration Rules Unlawful http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540378_text Immigration and nationality - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The The disclosure of expenses of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom monetary allowances that Members may claim if an expense is incurred during the performance of their Parliamentary duties has caused On April 30, 2009, Norway and the United Kingdom concluded an agreement on the boundary between the economic zones of the two nations. Since 1977, when Norway established an economic zone and the U.K. delineated a On April 7, 2009, the High Court of London refused to allow the extradition of four suspects three former mayors in southern Rwanda (Emmanuel Nteziryayo, Celestin Ugirashebuja, and Charles Munyaneza) and one alleged militia leader The head of Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism division recently made a serious blunder when secret documents were inadvertently disclosed by him as he held a piece of paper showing the upcoming operation face up in a clear Amid recent reports that four Peers of the British House of Lords allegedly indicated they would be willing to use their influence to amend legislation in the House of Lords in exchange for cash, the leader A British computer systems administrator, Gary McKinnon, who hacked into 97 U.S. military computer systems in 2000 and 2001 has been granted judicial review of the Secretary of State's decision to extradite him to the United The European Court of Human Rights ruled on December 4, 2008, that the British police must destroy fingerprints and DNA profiles of individuals arrested but not convicted of any crimes that are stored in its National The House of Lords, the highest court in the United Kingdom, has overturned a ruling that permitted islanders removed from the Chagos Islands (now known as the British Indian Ocean Territory) in the 1960s to return The collapse of several of Iceland's banks has led to a highly charged diplomatic dispute and intensive negotiations between Icelandic and British authorities. A delegation of British Treasury officials was in Iceland over the weekend of The Government of the United Kingdom is currently in the process of amending its competition laws to facilitate the proposed merger of two large banking establishments in the UK, Lloyds TSB and Halifax Bank of Scotland A High Court ruling of April 11, 2008, on the conduct of inquests into the deaths of soldiers serving overseas has paved the way for families of British troops killed in action due to faulty equipment On June 11, 2008, a bill to extend the time period that terrorist suspects can be held without charge to gather evidence for criminal cases was passed by a narrow majority in the House of Commons. Northern Irish adoption law has been brought into line with that of the rest of the United Kingdom, after the House of Lords declared on June 18, 2008, that sections 14 and 15 of the Adoption The British police are reportedly increasing checks on flights leaving for nations that are known to continue the practice of female circumcision. This practice was made unlawful in the United Kingdom in 1985, through the Prohibition A controversial Muslim cleric, Abu Hamza, currently imprisoned in the United Kingdom for stirring up racial hatred, recently had his appeal against extradition to the United States rejected by the English High Court. Hamza was the The recently introduced points-based immigration system in the UK, under which migrants are awarded points for meeting various criteria to obtain entry into the UK, has been introduced unlawfully, according to British courts. The new regime The terrorism laws of the United Kingdom are continuing to be implemented in the courts, with individuals prosecuted frequently being jailed under these provisions. Most recently, a male, British-born Muslim convert has been jailed for four Orders made to implement United Nations Security Council regulations designed to prevent the financing of terrorism by freezing terrorist assets have been quashed by the High Court of the United Kingdom. The Terrorism (United Nations Measures) What was described as one of the biggest overhauls of the United Kingdom's immigration laws has been declared unlawful by the High Court. The new immigration rules provided for a tougher entry system based upon points... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Apr 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540378_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Bill to Extend Pre-Charge Detention of Terrorists Challenged http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540389_text Terrorism - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The The disclosure of expenses of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom monetary allowances that Members may claim if an expense is incurred during the performance of their Parliamentary duties has caused On April 30, 2009, Norway and the United Kingdom concluded an agreement on the boundary between the economic zones of the two nations. Since 1977, when Norway established an economic zone and the U.K. delineated a On April 7, 2009, the High Court of London refused to allow the extradition of four suspects three former mayors in southern Rwanda (Emmanuel Nteziryayo, Celestin Ugirashebuja, and Charles Munyaneza) and one alleged militia leader The head of Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism division recently made a serious blunder when secret documents were inadvertently disclosed by him as he held a piece of paper showing the upcoming operation face up in a clear Amid recent reports that four Peers of the British House of Lords allegedly indicated they would be willing to use their influence to amend legislation in the House of Lords in exchange for cash, the leader A British computer systems administrator, Gary McKinnon, who hacked into 97 U.S. military computer systems in 2000 and 2001 has been granted judicial review of the Secretary of State's decision to extradite him to the United The European Court of Human Rights ruled on December 4, 2008, that the British police must destroy fingerprints and DNA profiles of individuals arrested but not convicted of any crimes that are stored in its National The House of Lords, the highest court in the United Kingdom, has overturned a ruling that permitted islanders removed from the Chagos Islands (now known as the British Indian Ocean Territory) in the 1960s to return The collapse of several of Iceland's banks has led to a highly charged diplomatic dispute and intensive negotiations between Icelandic and British authorities. A delegation of British Treasury officials was in Iceland over the weekend of The Government of the United Kingdom is currently in the process of amending its competition laws to facilitate the proposed merger of two large banking establishments in the UK, Lloyds TSB and Halifax Bank of Scotland A High Court ruling of April 11, 2008, on the conduct of inquests into the deaths of soldiers serving overseas has paved the way for families of British troops killed in action due to faulty equipment On June 11, 2008, a bill to extend the time period that terrorist suspects can be held without charge to gather evidence for criminal cases was passed by a narrow majority in the House of Commons. Northern Irish adoption law has been brought into line with that of the rest of the United Kingdom, after the House of Lords declared on June 18, 2008, that sections 14 and 15 of the Adoption The British police are reportedly increasing checks on flights leaving for nations that are known to continue the practice of female circumcision. This practice was made unlawful in the United Kingdom in 1985, through the Prohibition A controversial Muslim cleric, Abu Hamza, currently imprisoned in the United Kingdom for stirring up racial hatred, recently had his appeal against extradition to the United States rejected by the English High Court. Hamza was the The recently introduced points-based immigration system in the UK, under which migrants are awarded points for meeting various criteria to obtain entry into the UK, has been introduced unlawfully, according to British courts. The new regime The terrorism laws of the United Kingdom are continuing to be implemented in the courts, with individuals prosecuted frequently being jailed under these provisions. Most recently, a male, British-born Muslim convert has been jailed for four Orders made to implement United Nations Security Council regulations designed to prevent the financing of terrorism by freezing terrorist assets have been quashed by the High Court of the United Kingdom. The Terrorism (United Nations Measures) What was described as one of the biggest overhauls of the United Kingdom's immigration laws has been declared unlawful by the High Court. The new immigration rules provided for a tougher entry system based upon points A counter-terrorism bill that would extend from 28 days to 42 the period that suspected terrorists can be detained without charge is currently before the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The government's recently established Equality and... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Apr 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540389_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: New Migrant Entry Tax for Public Services http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540308_text Immigration and nationality - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The The disclosure of expenses of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom monetary allowances that Members may claim if an expense is incurred during the performance of their Parliamentary duties has caused On April 30, 2009, Norway and the United Kingdom concluded an agreement on the boundary between the economic zones of the two nations. Since 1977, when Norway established an economic zone and the U.K. delineated a On April 7, 2009, the High Court of London refused to allow the extradition of four suspects three former mayors in southern Rwanda (Emmanuel Nteziryayo, Celestin Ugirashebuja, and Charles Munyaneza) and one alleged militia leader The head of Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism division recently made a serious blunder when secret documents were inadvertently disclosed by him as he held a piece of paper showing the upcoming operation face up in a clear Amid recent reports that four Peers of the British House of Lords allegedly indicated they would be willing to use their influence to amend legislation in the House of Lords in exchange for cash, the leader A British computer systems administrator, Gary McKinnon, who hacked into 97 U.S. military computer systems in 2000 and 2001 has been granted judicial review of the Secretary of State's decision to extradite him to the United The European Court of Human Rights ruled on December 4, 2008, that the British police must destroy fingerprints and DNA profiles of individuals arrested but not convicted of any crimes that are stored in its National The House of Lords, the highest court in the United Kingdom, has overturned a ruling that permitted islanders removed from the Chagos Islands (now known as the British Indian Ocean Territory) in the 1960s to return The collapse of several of Iceland's banks has led to a highly charged diplomatic dispute and intensive negotiations between Icelandic and British authorities. A delegation of British Treasury officials was in Iceland over the weekend of The Government of the United Kingdom is currently in the process of amending its competition laws to facilitate the proposed merger of two large banking establishments in the UK, Lloyds TSB and Halifax Bank of Scotland A High Court ruling of April 11, 2008, on the conduct of inquests into the deaths of soldiers serving overseas has paved the way for families of British troops killed in action due to faulty equipment On June 11, 2008, a bill to extend the time period that terrorist suspects can be held without charge to gather evidence for criminal cases was passed by a narrow majority in the House of Commons. Northern Irish adoption law has been brought into line with that of the rest of the United Kingdom, after the House of Lords declared on June 18, 2008, that sections 14 and 15 of the Adoption The British police are reportedly increasing checks on flights leaving for nations that are known to continue the practice of female circumcision. This practice was made unlawful in the United Kingdom in 1985, through the Prohibition A controversial Muslim cleric, Abu Hamza, currently imprisoned in the United Kingdom for stirring up racial hatred, recently had his appeal against extradition to the United States rejected by the English High Court. Hamza was the The recently introduced points-based immigration system in the UK, under which migrants are awarded points for meeting various criteria to obtain entry into the UK, has been introduced unlawfully, according to British courts. The new regime The terrorism laws of the United Kingdom are continuing to be implemented in the courts, with individuals prosecuted frequently being jailed under these provisions. Most recently, a male, British-born Muslim convert has been jailed for four Orders made to implement United Nations Security Council regulations designed to prevent the financing of terrorism by freezing terrorist assets have been quashed by the High Court of the United Kingdom. The Terrorism (United Nations Measures) What was described as one of the biggest overhauls of the United Kingdom's immigration laws has been declared unlawful by the High Court. The new immigration rules provided for a tougher entry system based upon points A counter-terrorism bill that would extend from 28 days to 42 the period that suspected terrorists can be detained without charge is currently before the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The government's recently established Equality and The public services in the United Kingdom have faced a strain in light of increasing numbers of migrants utilizing them. The government has recently announced a new "immigration tax" that will be levied on immigrants entering... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Mar 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540308_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Extradition Order to U.S. Signed for Muslim Cleric http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540322_text Terrorism - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The The disclosure of expenses of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom monetary allowances that Members may claim if an expense is incurred during the performance of their Parliamentary duties has caused On April 30, 2009, Norway and the United Kingdom concluded an agreement on the boundary between the economic zones of the two nations. Since 1977, when Norway established an economic zone and the U.K. delineated a On April 7, 2009, the High Court of London refused to allow the extradition of four suspects three former mayors in southern Rwanda (Emmanuel Nteziryayo, Celestin Ugirashebuja, and Charles Munyaneza) and one alleged militia leader The head of Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism division recently made a serious blunder when secret documents were inadvertently disclosed by him as he held a piece of paper showing the upcoming operation face up in a clear Amid recent reports that four Peers of the British House of Lords allegedly indicated they would be willing to use their influence to amend legislation in the House of Lords in exchange for cash, the leader A British computer systems administrator, Gary McKinnon, who hacked into 97 U.S. military computer systems in 2000 and 2001 has been granted judicial review of the Secretary of State's decision to extradite him to the United The European Court of Human Rights ruled on December 4, 2008, that the British police must destroy fingerprints and DNA profiles of individuals arrested but not convicted of any crimes that are stored in its National The House of Lords, the highest court in the United Kingdom, has overturned a ruling that permitted islanders removed from the Chagos Islands (now known as the British Indian Ocean Territory) in the 1960s to return The collapse of several of Iceland's banks has led to a highly charged diplomatic dispute and intensive negotiations between Icelandic and British authorities. A delegation of British Treasury officials was in Iceland over the weekend of The Government of the United Kingdom is currently in the process of amending its competition laws to facilitate the proposed merger of two large banking establishments in the UK, Lloyds TSB and Halifax Bank of Scotland A High Court ruling of April 11, 2008, on the conduct of inquests into the deaths of soldiers serving overseas has paved the way for families of British troops killed in action due to faulty equipment On June 11, 2008, a bill to extend the time period that terrorist suspects can be held without charge to gather evidence for criminal cases was passed by a narrow majority in the House of Commons. Northern Irish adoption law has been brought into line with that of the rest of the United Kingdom, after the House of Lords declared on June 18, 2008, that sections 14 and 15 of the Adoption The British police are reportedly increasing checks on flights leaving for nations that are known to continue the practice of female circumcision. This practice was made unlawful in the United Kingdom in 1985, through the Prohibition A controversial Muslim cleric, Abu Hamza, currently imprisoned in the United Kingdom for stirring up racial hatred, recently had his appeal against extradition to the United States rejected by the English High Court. Hamza was the The recently introduced points-based immigration system in the UK, under which migrants are awarded points for meeting various criteria to obtain entry into the UK, has been introduced unlawfully, according to British courts. The new regime The terrorism laws of the United Kingdom are continuing to be implemented in the courts, with individuals prosecuted frequently being jailed under these provisions. Most recently, a male, British-born Muslim convert has been jailed for four Orders made to implement United Nations Security Council regulations designed to prevent the financing of terrorism by freezing terrorist assets have been quashed by the High Court of the United Kingdom. The Terrorism (United Nations Measures) What was described as one of the biggest overhauls of the United Kingdom's immigration laws has been declared unlawful by the High Court. The new immigration rules provided for a tougher entry system based upon points A counter-terrorism bill that would extend from 28 days to 42 the period that suspected terrorists can be detained without charge is currently before the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The government's recently established Equality and The public services in the United Kingdom have faced a strain in light of increasing numbers of migrants utilizing them. The government has recently announced a new "immigration tax" that will be levied on immigrants entering The Home Secretary of the United Kingdom has signed an extradition order to the United States for controversial Muslim Cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri, where he is expected to face terrorism- related charges. Hamza al-Masri is currently... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Mar 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540322_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: New Immigration Fees Announced http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540242_text Immigration and nationality - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The The disclosure of expenses of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom monetary allowances that Members may claim if an expense is incurred during the performance of their Parliamentary duties has caused On April 30, 2009, Norway and the United Kingdom concluded an agreement on the boundary between the economic zones of the two nations. Since 1977, when Norway established an economic zone and the U.K. delineated a On April 7, 2009, the High Court of London refused to allow the extradition of four suspects three former mayors in southern Rwanda (Emmanuel Nteziryayo, Celestin Ugirashebuja, and Charles Munyaneza) and one alleged militia leader The head of Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism division recently made a serious blunder when secret documents were inadvertently disclosed by him as he held a piece of paper showing the upcoming operation face up in a clear Amid recent reports that four Peers of the British House of Lords allegedly indicated they would be willing to use their influence to amend legislation in the House of Lords in exchange for cash, the leader A British computer systems administrator, Gary McKinnon, who hacked into 97 U.S. military computer systems in 2000 and 2001 has been granted judicial review of the Secretary of State's decision to extradite him to the United The European Court of Human Rights ruled on December 4, 2008, that the British police must destroy fingerprints and DNA profiles of individuals arrested but not convicted of any crimes that are stored in its National The House of Lords, the highest court in the United Kingdom, has overturned a ruling that permitted islanders removed from the Chagos Islands (now known as the British Indian Ocean Territory) in the 1960s to return The collapse of several of Iceland's banks has led to a highly charged diplomatic dispute and intensive negotiations between Icelandic and British authorities. A delegation of British Treasury officials was in Iceland over the weekend of The Government of the United Kingdom is currently in the process of amending its competition laws to facilitate the proposed merger of two large banking establishments in the UK, Lloyds TSB and Halifax Bank of Scotland A High Court ruling of April 11, 2008, on the conduct of inquests into the deaths of soldiers serving overseas has paved the way for families of British troops killed in action due to faulty equipment On June 11, 2008, a bill to extend the time period that terrorist suspects can be held without charge to gather evidence for criminal cases was passed by a narrow majority in the House of Commons. Northern Irish adoption law has been brought into line with that of the rest of the United Kingdom, after the House of Lords declared on June 18, 2008, that sections 14 and 15 of the Adoption The British police are reportedly increasing checks on flights leaving for nations that are known to continue the practice of female circumcision. This practice was made unlawful in the United Kingdom in 1985, through the Prohibition A controversial Muslim cleric, Abu Hamza, currently imprisoned in the United Kingdom for stirring up racial hatred, recently had his appeal against extradition to the United States rejected by the English High Court. Hamza was the The recently introduced points-based immigration system in the UK, under which migrants are awarded points for meeting various criteria to obtain entry into the UK, has been introduced unlawfully, according to British courts. The new regime The terrorism laws of the United Kingdom are continuing to be implemented in the courts, with individuals prosecuted frequently being jailed under these provisions. Most recently, a male, British-born Muslim convert has been jailed for four Orders made to implement United Nations Security Council regulations designed to prevent the financing of terrorism by freezing terrorist assets have been quashed by the High Court of the United Kingdom. The Terrorism (United Nations Measures) What was described as one of the biggest overhauls of the United Kingdom's immigration laws has been declared unlawful by the High Court. The new immigration rules provided for a tougher entry system based upon points A counter-terrorism bill that would extend from 28 days to 42 the period that suspected terrorists can be detained without charge is currently before the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The government's recently established Equality and The public services in the United Kingdom have faced a strain in light of increasing numbers of migrants utilizing them. The government has recently announced a new "immigration tax" that will be levied on immigrants entering The Home Secretary of the United Kingdom has signed an extradition order to the United States for controversial Muslim Cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri, where he is expected to face terrorism- related charges. Hamza al-Masri is currently The UK Home Office has announced new immigration fees as part of a reform of border security provisions. Although fees for a number of immigration services, such as those for student visas, will be unchanged, there... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sat, 02 Feb 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540242_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: New Immigration Fees Announced http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540243_text Immigration and nationality - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The The disclosure of expenses of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom monetary allowances that Members may claim if an expense is incurred during the performance of their Parliamentary duties has caused On April 30, 2009, Norway and the United Kingdom concluded an agreement on the boundary between the economic zones of the two nations. Since 1977, when Norway established an economic zone and the U.K. delineated a On April 7, 2009, the High Court of London refused to allow the extradition of four suspects three former mayors in southern Rwanda (Emmanuel Nteziryayo, Celestin Ugirashebuja, and Charles Munyaneza) and one alleged militia leader The head of Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism division recently made a serious blunder when secret documents were inadvertently disclosed by him as he held a piece of paper showing the upcoming operation face up in a clear Amid recent reports that four Peers of the British House of Lords allegedly indicated they would be willing to use their influence to amend legislation in the House of Lords in exchange for cash, the leader A British computer systems administrator, Gary McKinnon, who hacked into 97 U.S. military computer systems in 2000 and 2001 has been granted judicial review of the Secretary of State's decision to extradite him to the United The European Court of Human Rights ruled on December 4, 2008, that the British police must destroy fingerprints and DNA profiles of individuals arrested but not convicted of any crimes that are stored in its National The House of Lords, the highest court in the United Kingdom, has overturned a ruling that permitted islanders removed from the Chagos Islands (now known as the British Indian Ocean Territory) in the 1960s to return The collapse of several of Iceland's banks has led to a highly charged diplomatic dispute and intensive negotiations between Icelandic and British authorities. A delegation of British Treasury officials was in Iceland over the weekend of The Government of the United Kingdom is currently in the process of amending its competition laws to facilitate the proposed merger of two large banking establishments in the UK, Lloyds TSB and Halifax Bank of Scotland A High Court ruling of April 11, 2008, on the conduct of inquests into the deaths of soldiers serving overseas has paved the way for families of British troops killed in action due to faulty equipment On June 11, 2008, a bill to extend the time period that terrorist suspects can be held without charge to gather evidence for criminal cases was passed by a narrow majority in the House of Commons. Northern Irish adoption law has been brought into line with that of the rest of the United Kingdom, after the House of Lords declared on June 18, 2008, that sections 14 and 15 of the Adoption The British police are reportedly increasing checks on flights leaving for nations that are known to continue the practice of female circumcision. This practice was made unlawful in the United Kingdom in 1985, through the Prohibition A controversial Muslim cleric, Abu Hamza, currently imprisoned in the United Kingdom for stirring up racial hatred, recently had his appeal against extradition to the United States rejected by the English High Court. Hamza was the The recently introduced points-based immigration system in the UK, under which migrants are awarded points for meeting various criteria to obtain entry into the UK, has been introduced unlawfully, according to British courts. The new regime The terrorism laws of the United Kingdom are continuing to be implemented in the courts, with individuals prosecuted frequently being jailed under these provisions. Most recently, a male, British-born Muslim convert has been jailed for four Orders made to implement United Nations Security Council regulations designed to prevent the financing of terrorism by freezing terrorist assets have been quashed by the High Court of the United Kingdom. The Terrorism (United Nations Measures) What was described as one of the biggest overhauls of the United Kingdom's immigration laws has been declared unlawful by the High Court. The new immigration rules provided for a tougher entry system based upon points A counter-terrorism bill that would extend from 28 days to 42 the period that suspected terrorists can be detained without charge is currently before the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The government's recently established Equality and The public services in the United Kingdom have faced a strain in light of increasing numbers of migrants utilizing them. The government has recently announced a new "immigration tax" that will be levied on immigrants entering The Home Secretary of the United Kingdom has signed an extradition order to the United States for controversial Muslim Cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri, where he is expected to face terrorism- related charges. Hamza al-Masri is currently The UK Home Office has announced new immigration fees as part of a reform of border security provisions. Although fees for a number of immigration services, such as those for student visas, will be unchanged, there The UK Home Office has announced new immigration fees as part of a reform of border security provisions. Although fees for a number of immigration services, such as those for student visas, will be unchanged, there... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sat, 02 Feb 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540243_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Court Approves Extradition of Muslim Cleric http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540109_text Terrorism - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The The disclosure of expenses of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom monetary allowances that Members may claim if an expense is incurred during the performance of their Parliamentary duties has caused On April 30, 2009, Norway and the United Kingdom concluded an agreement on the boundary between the economic zones of the two nations. Since 1977, when Norway established an economic zone and the U.K. delineated a On April 7, 2009, the High Court of London refused to allow the extradition of four suspects three former mayors in southern Rwanda (Emmanuel Nteziryayo, Celestin Ugirashebuja, and Charles Munyaneza) and one alleged militia leader The head of Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism division recently made a serious blunder when secret documents were inadvertently disclosed by him as he held a piece of paper showing the upcoming operation face up in a clear Amid recent reports that four Peers of the British House of Lords allegedly indicated they would be willing to use their influence to amend legislation in the House of Lords in exchange for cash, the leader A British computer systems administrator, Gary McKinnon, who hacked into 97 U.S. military computer systems in 2000 and 2001 has been granted judicial review of the Secretary of State's decision to extradite him to the United The European Court of Human Rights ruled on December 4, 2008, that the British police must destroy fingerprints and DNA profiles of individuals arrested but not convicted of any crimes that are stored in its National The House of Lords, the highest court in the United Kingdom, has overturned a ruling that permitted islanders removed from the Chagos Islands (now known as the British Indian Ocean Territory) in the 1960s to return The collapse of several of Iceland's banks has led to a highly charged diplomatic dispute and intensive negotiations between Icelandic and British authorities. A delegation of British Treasury officials was in Iceland over the weekend of The Government of the United Kingdom is currently in the process of amending its competition laws to facilitate the proposed merger of two large banking establishments in the UK, Lloyds TSB and Halifax Bank of Scotland A High Court ruling of April 11, 2008, on the conduct of inquests into the deaths of soldiers serving overseas has paved the way for families of British troops killed in action due to faulty equipment On June 11, 2008, a bill to extend the time period that terrorist suspects can be held without charge to gather evidence for criminal cases was passed by a narrow majority in the House of Commons. Northern Irish adoption law has been brought into line with that of the rest of the United Kingdom, after the House of Lords declared on June 18, 2008, that sections 14 and 15 of the Adoption The British police are reportedly increasing checks on flights leaving for nations that are known to continue the practice of female circumcision. This practice was made unlawful in the United Kingdom in 1985, through the Prohibition A controversial Muslim cleric, Abu Hamza, currently imprisoned in the United Kingdom for stirring up racial hatred, recently had his appeal against extradition to the United States rejected by the English High Court. Hamza was the The recently introduced points-based immigration system in the UK, under which migrants are awarded points for meeting various criteria to obtain entry into the UK, has been introduced unlawfully, according to British courts. The new regime The terrorism laws of the United Kingdom are continuing to be implemented in the courts, with individuals prosecuted frequently being jailed under these provisions. Most recently, a male, British-born Muslim convert has been jailed for four Orders made to implement United Nations Security Council regulations designed to prevent the financing of terrorism by freezing terrorist assets have been quashed by the High Court of the United Kingdom. The Terrorism (United Nations Measures) What was described as one of the biggest overhauls of the United Kingdom's immigration laws has been declared unlawful by the High Court. The new immigration rules provided for a tougher entry system based upon points A counter-terrorism bill that would extend from 28 days to 42 the period that suspected terrorists can be detained without charge is currently before the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The government's recently established Equality and The public services in the United Kingdom have faced a strain in light of increasing numbers of migrants utilizing them. The government has recently announced a new "immigration tax" that will be levied on immigrants entering The Home Secretary of the United Kingdom has signed an extradition order to the United States for controversial Muslim Cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri, where he is expected to face terrorism- related charges. Hamza al-Masri is currently The UK Home Office has announced new immigration fees as part of a reform of border security provisions. Although fees for a number of immigration services, such as those for student visas, will be unchanged, there The UK Home Office has announced new immigration fees as part of a reform of border security provisions. Although fees for a number of immigration services, such as those for student visas, will be unchanged, there Abu Hamza al-Masri is currently serving a seven-year term in the United Kingdom on terror-related charges. Known as a radical Muslim cleric, he was convicted of urging his followers to kill Jews and other non-Muslims. He... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Dec 2007 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540109_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: First Woman Convicted Under Terrorism Act http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540110_text Terrorism - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The The disclosure of expenses of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom monetary allowances that Members may claim if an expense is incurred during the performance of their Parliamentary duties has caused On April 30, 2009, Norway and the United Kingdom concluded an agreement on the boundary between the economic zones of the two nations. Since 1977, when Norway established an economic zone and the U.K. delineated a On April 7, 2009, the High Court of London refused to allow the extradition of four suspects three former mayors in southern Rwanda (Emmanuel Nteziryayo, Celestin Ugirashebuja, and Charles Munyaneza) and one alleged militia leader The head of Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism division recently made a serious blunder when secret documents were inadvertently disclosed by him as he held a piece of paper showing the upcoming operation face up in a clear Amid recent reports that four Peers of the British House of Lords allegedly indicated they would be willing to use their influence to amend legislation in the House of Lords in exchange for cash, the leader A British computer systems administrator, Gary McKinnon, who hacked into 97 U.S. military computer systems in 2000 and 2001 has been granted judicial review of the Secretary of State's decision to extradite him to the United The European Court of Human Rights ruled on December 4, 2008, that the British police must destroy fingerprints and DNA profiles of individuals arrested but not convicted of any crimes that are stored in its National The House of Lords, the highest court in the United Kingdom, has overturned a ruling that permitted islanders removed from the Chagos Islands (now known as the British Indian Ocean Territory) in the 1960s to return The collapse of several of Iceland's banks has led to a highly charged diplomatic dispute and intensive negotiations between Icelandic and British authorities. A delegation of British Treasury officials was in Iceland over the weekend of The Government of the United Kingdom is currently in the process of amending its competition laws to facilitate the proposed merger of two large banking establishments in the UK, Lloyds TSB and Halifax Bank of Scotland A High Court ruling of April 11, 2008, on the conduct of inquests into the deaths of soldiers serving overseas has paved the way for families of British troops killed in action due to faulty equipment On June 11, 2008, a bill to extend the time period that terrorist suspects can be held without charge to gather evidence for criminal cases was passed by a narrow majority in the House of Commons. Northern Irish adoption law has been brought into line with that of the rest of the United Kingdom, after the House of Lords declared on June 18, 2008, that sections 14 and 15 of the Adoption The British police are reportedly increasing checks on flights leaving for nations that are known to continue the practice of female circumcision. This practice was made unlawful in the United Kingdom in 1985, through the Prohibition A controversial Muslim cleric, Abu Hamza, currently imprisoned in the United Kingdom for stirring up racial hatred, recently had his appeal against extradition to the United States rejected by the English High Court. Hamza was the The recently introduced points-based immigration system in the UK, under which migrants are awarded points for meeting various criteria to obtain entry into the UK, has been introduced unlawfully, according to British courts. The new regime The terrorism laws of the United Kingdom are continuing to be implemented in the courts, with individuals prosecuted frequently being jailed under these provisions. Most recently, a male, British-born Muslim convert has been jailed for four Orders made to implement United Nations Security Council regulations designed to prevent the financing of terrorism by freezing terrorist assets have been quashed by the High Court of the United Kingdom. The Terrorism (United Nations Measures) What was described as one of the biggest overhauls of the United Kingdom's immigration laws has been declared unlawful by the High Court. The new immigration rules provided for a tougher entry system based upon points A counter-terrorism bill that would extend from 28 days to 42 the period that suspected terrorists can be detained without charge is currently before the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The government's recently established Equality and The public services in the United Kingdom have faced a strain in light of increasing numbers of migrants utilizing them. The government has recently announced a new "immigration tax" that will be levied on immigrants entering The Home Secretary of the United Kingdom has signed an extradition order to the United States for controversial Muslim Cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri, where he is expected to face terrorism- related charges. Hamza al-Masri is currently The UK Home Office has announced new immigration fees as part of a reform of border security provisions. Although fees for a number of immigration services, such as those for student visas, will be unchanged, there The UK Home Office has announced new immigration fees as part of a reform of border security provisions. Although fees for a number of immigration services, such as those for student visas, will be unchanged, there Abu Hamza al-Masri is currently serving a seven-year term in the United Kingdom on terror-related charges. Known as a radical Muslim cleric, he was convicted of urging his followers to kill Jews and other non-Muslims. He Samina Malik, a female employee of the bookstore WH Smith at Heathrow Airport, is the first woman to have been convicted in the United Kingdom under the Terrorism Act. She has been found guilty of keeping... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Dec 2007 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540110_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: Highest Court Reviews Terrorism Control Orders http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540189_text Terrorism - Amendments to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 came into force on September 1, 2013, coinciding almost perfectly with the start of a new term for school children across England. These amendments place restrictions on The United Kingdom's government has recently announced an inquiry into the impact of the Queen's and the Prince's consent on the legislative process. (New Inquiry - The Impact of Queen's and Prince's Consent on The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland recently laid her annual speech before Parliament for 2013. The speech sets out the government' legislative agenda for the upcoming year. There are many The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill 2012, sponsored by the United Kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, is one of the coalition government's latest bills from their 2010 Program for Government. (The Electoral Registration and In February 2012, the High Court of England and Wales ruled that both the users and operators of The Pirate Bay, which is one of the biggest illegal file-sharing websites in the world and A woman who had been subject to a sustained period of domestic abuse by her husband was jailed for eight months after she "falsely" retracted claims that she had been raped by him. She was jailed The High Court of England and Wales recently ruled that the civil recovery process used by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to take possession of property obtained from the proceeds or profits of money laundering or The Court of Appeal in England and Wales recently issued a judgment that the current mode of investigating allegations of abuse in Iraq by British forces in 2003-2004 is not sufficiently independent. The Iraq Historic Allegations On January 18, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in MGN Limited v UK (application 39401/04) delivered a landmark decision criticizing Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) as currently regulated under the law of the United The British Interior Minister, Theresa May, introduced an order in Parliament to ban the group Tehrik-e-Taliban. The order has to be approved by the legislature before it can become effective. The group is influenced In an attempt by the coalition government to address overcrowded prisons, foreign national prisoners serving time in the United Kingdom can agree to receive a andpound;1,500 (about US$2,400) cash gift if they return to their countries The United Kingdom's coalition government is following up on its election campaign pledge and has introduced a Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. If enacted, this bill will reform the voting system and reduce the number The Government of the United Kingdom has published its quarterly statistical bulletin on the operation of a number of powers given to police under the UK's expansive anti-terrorism legislative regime. One of the more controversial pieces In July 2010 the United Kingdom's coalition government released guidance that addresses the detention and interviewing of overseas detainees and gives instructions on how intelligence relating to detainees may be received. One purported aim of the The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, in light of information regarding the British petroleum company Dmytro Shepel, an illegal immigrant originally from Ukraine but living in the United Kingdom under a false Lithuanian identity and passport, has recently been sentenced to imprisonment for three and a half years for tax fraud. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), the independent body in charge of regulating financial services in the United Kingdom, has issued the largest fine to an individual in its history -- andpound;2.8 million (about US$4.4 million) to The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 On April 6, 2009, United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that a General Parliamentary Election (also commonly referred to as a general election or national election) would be held on May 6, 2010. A significant The United Kingdom's rocky road with its anti-terrorism legislation has continued with the High Court ruling that in the case of two individuals subject to "control orders" orders that impose conditions similar to house arrest A member of the British National Party, a far right political party, has been jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to 22 offenses, including collecting information useful for terrorism and possessing explosives and firearms. The new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began operation on October 1, 2009. Its creation is designed to increase transparency and further enhance the separation of powers between the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary On August 11, 2009, Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Tax Matters. The Agreement provides for the exchange of information in tax matters A recent ruling by the Special Commissioners, the tax courts of the United Kingdom, requires over 300 UK and foreign banks to disclose the details of 500,000 British taxpayers' accounts. The UK's tax authority, HM Revenue The last judgments of the Law Lords of the United Kingdom took place on July 30, 2009. This will be a significant date in Britain's constitutional history, as it will mark the end of the judicial The British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body (BIIPB) was formed in 1990 to address issues of bilateral concern. The body consists of Members of the Parliament in London, the Oireachtas in Dublin, the Assembly of Northern Ireland in Belfast, The British government's anti-terrorism legislative regime has been challenged numerous times in the courts and has once again recently been dealt a near fatal blow by the House of Lords. The United Kingdom introduced control orders In one of the first cases in the United Kingdom to test Internet confidentiality rights, a police blogger, known under the moniker "NightJack," recently lost his bid to obtain an injunction to protect his anonymity. The The disclosure of expenses of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom monetary allowances that Members may claim if an expense is incurred during the performance of their Parliamentary duties has caused On April 30, 2009, Norway and the United Kingdom concluded an agreement on the boundary between the economic zones of the two nations. Since 1977, when Norway established an economic zone and the U.K. delineated a On April 7, 2009, the High Court of London refused to allow the extradition of four suspects three former mayors in southern Rwanda (Emmanuel Nteziryayo, Celestin Ugirashebuja, and Charles Munyaneza) and one alleged militia leader The head of Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism division recently made a serious blunder when secret documents were inadvertently disclosed by him as he held a piece of paper showing the upcoming operation face up in a clear Amid recent reports that four Peers of the British House of Lords allegedly indicated they would be willing to use their influence to amend legislation in the House of Lords in exchange for cash, the leader A British computer systems administrator, Gary McKinnon, who hacked into 97 U.S. military computer systems in 2000 and 2001 has been granted judicial review of the Secretary of State's decision to extradite him to the United The European Court of Human Rights ruled on December 4, 2008, that the British police must destroy fingerprints and DNA profiles of individuals arrested but not convicted of any crimes that are stored in its National The House of Lords, the highest court in the United Kingdom, has overturned a ruling that permitted islanders removed from the Chagos Islands (now known as the British Indian Ocean Territory) in the 1960s to return The collapse of several of Iceland's banks has led to a highly charged diplomatic dispute and intensive negotiations between Icelandic and British authorities. A delegation of British Treasury officials was in Iceland over the weekend of The Government of the United Kingdom is currently in the process of amending its competition laws to facilitate the proposed merger of two large banking establishments in the UK, Lloyds TSB and Halifax Bank of Scotland A High Court ruling of April 11, 2008, on the conduct of inquests into the deaths of soldiers serving overseas has paved the way for families of British troops killed in action due to faulty equipment On June 11, 2008, a bill to extend the time period that terrorist suspects can be held without charge to gather evidence for criminal cases was passed by a narrow majority in the House of Commons. Northern Irish adoption law has been brought into line with that of the rest of the United Kingdom, after the House of Lords declared on June 18, 2008, that sections 14 and 15 of the Adoption The British police are reportedly increasing checks on flights leaving for nations that are known to continue the practice of female circumcision. This practice was made unlawful in the United Kingdom in 1985, through the Prohibition A controversial Muslim cleric, Abu Hamza, currently imprisoned in the United Kingdom for stirring up racial hatred, recently had his appeal against extradition to the United States rejected by the English High Court. Hamza was the The recently introduced points-based immigration system in the UK, under which migrants are awarded points for meeting various criteria to obtain entry into the UK, has been introduced unlawfully, according to British courts. The new regime The terrorism laws of the United Kingdom are continuing to be implemented in the courts, with individuals prosecuted frequently being jailed under these provisions. Most recently, a male, British-born Muslim convert has been jailed for four Orders made to implement United Nations Security Council regulations designed to prevent the financing of terrorism by freezing terrorist assets have been quashed by the High Court of the United Kingdom. The Terrorism (United Nations Measures) What was described as one of the biggest overhauls of the United Kingdom's immigration laws has been declared unlawful by the High Court. The new immigration rules provided for a tougher entry system based upon points A counter-terrorism bill that would extend from 28 days to 42 the period that suspected terrorists can be detained without charge is currently before the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The government's recently established Equality and The public services in the United Kingdom have faced a strain in light of increasing numbers of migrants utilizing them. The government has recently announced a new "immigration tax" that will be levied on immigrants entering The Home Secretary of the United Kingdom has signed an extradition order to the United States for controversial Muslim Cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri, where he is expected to face terrorism- related charges. Hamza al-Masri is currently The UK Home Office has announced new immigration fees as part of a reform of border security provisions. Although fees for a number of immigration services, such as those for student visas, will be unchanged, there The UK Home Office has announced new immigration fees as part of a reform of border security provisions. Although fees for a number of immigration services, such as those for student visas, will be unchanged, there Abu Hamza al-Masri is currently serving a seven-year term in the United Kingdom on terror-related charges. Known as a radical Muslim cleric, he was convicted of urging his followers to kill Jews and other non-Muslims. He Samina Malik, a female employee of the bookstore WH Smith at Heathrow Airport, is the first woman to have been convicted in the United Kingdom under the Terrorism Act. She has been found guilty of keeping On October 31, 2007, the United Kingdom's highest court, the House of Lords, gave broad support to the controversial government control-order regime for terrorism suspects. At present, there are 14 individuals subject to such orders, but... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 Nov 2007 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540189_text