Posts tagged ‘Ministry of Justice’

Government to keep remaining Royal prerogative powers

The remaining Royal prerogative powers are unlikely to be abolished or reformed, according to the Ministry of Justice.

Continue Reading October 15, 2009 at 6:55 pm Leave a comment

Defamation law to be reviewed for internet age

The Ministry of Justice has published a consultation paper on the civil law on defamation in relation to the internet.

Continue Reading September 18, 2009 at 4:42 pm Leave a comment

Peers mark the end of an era as Law Lords depart for Supreme Court

The House of Lords has paid tribute to the Lords of Appeal in Ordinary ahead of the formation of the new Supreme Court.

Continue Reading July 28, 2009 at 12:46 am Leave a comment

Attorney-General’s role in prosecution decisions “clarified” in review

Significant reforms to the role of the Attorney-General have been confirmed in a written answer from ministers. The changes do not require legislation.

Continue Reading July 23, 2009 at 2:41 pm Leave a comment

UK’s new Supreme Court will start work on October 1st

The Supreme Court implementation programme remains on time and within budget, according to a statement from ministers.

Continue Reading July 20, 2009 at 3:26 pm Leave a comment

Lords unhappy about refusal of parole to “great train robber” Ronnie Biggs

The case of a notorious criminal who has been denied parole despite being 79 and in ill-health has been raised by members of the House of Lords.

Continue Reading July 13, 2009 at 2:28 pm Leave a comment

Lord Waddington defends freedom of speech amendment to gay hate law

A former Home Secretary has convinced the House of Lords to reject an attempt to remove his amendment to a law protecting gay people.

Continue Reading July 10, 2009 at 2:57 pm Leave a comment

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