Posts Tagged ‘Legislation’

Parliamentary Bill – #wco Legislation (Arbitration and Mediation Services (Equality) Bill HL 2010-11)

13/06/2011

Cox, Caroline raised and interesting point.

Subject(s): Legislation; Family Courts; Justice; Equality; Mediation; Scrutiny

To make further provision about arbitration and mediation services and the application of equality legislation to such services; to make provision about the protection of victims of domestic abuse; and for connected purposes.

Comment by #wco:

Other contacts:

More information can be seen at:
http://services.parliament.uk/bills/2010-11/arbitrationandmediationservicesequalityhl.html

Published: 07/06/2011 12:00:00
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Parliamentary Bill – #wco Legislation (Kinship Carers (Parental Responsibility Agreements) Bill 2010-11)

08/06/2011

McCarthy, Kerry raised and interesting point.

Subject(s): Legislation; Childcare; Family Courts; NRP Rights; Regulation; Parenting

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to make provision to extend the system of parental responsibility agreements to enable a kinship carer to obtain parental responsibility for a child they are raising without having to bring a case to court; and for connected purposes

Comment by #wco:

Other contacts:

More information can be seen at:
http://services.parliament.uk/bills/2010-11/kinshipcarersparentalresponsibilityagreements.html

http://www.theyworkforyou.com/debates/?id=2011-06-07a.65.0

Published: 07/06/2011 17:10:00
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Parliamentary Bill – #wco Legislation (Protection of Freedoms Bill 2010-11)

27/04/2011

May, Theresa raised an interesting point.

Subject(s): Legislation; Parenting

The Bill includes a wide range of measures.

Key areas

brings in a new framework for police retention of fingerprints and DNA data, and requires schools to get parents’ consent before processing children’s biometric information
introduces a code of practice for surveillance camera systems and provides for judicial approval of certain surveillance activities by local authorities
provides for a code of practice to cover officials’ powers of entry, with these powers being subject to review and repeal
outlaws wheel-clamping on private land
introduces a new regime for police stops and searches under the Terrorism Act 2000 and reduces the maximum pre-charge detention period under that Act from 28 to 14 days
restricts the scope of the ‘vetting and barring’ scheme for protecting vulnerable groups and makes changes to the system of criminal records checks
enables those with convictions for consensual sexual relations between men aged 16 or over (which have since been decriminalised) to apply to have them disregarded
extends Freedom of Information rights by requiring datasets to be available in a re-usable format
repeals provisions (never brought into force) which would have allowed trial without a jury in complex fraud cases
removes time restrictions on when marriage or civil partnership ceremonies may take place.

Comment by #wco:

Other contacts:

More information can be read at:
http://services.parliament.uk/bills/2010-11/protectionoffreedoms.html

Published: 11/02/2011 15:00:00
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Parliamentary Bill – #wco Legislation (Young Offenders (Parental responsibility) Bill)

03/04/2011

Hollobone, Philip raised an interesting point.

Subject(s): Legislation; Justice; Parenting

to make provision for a mechanism to hold individuals to account for any criminal sanctions imposed upon young people for whom those individuals hold parental responsibility; and for connected purposes.

Comment by #wco:

Other contacts:

More information can be read at:
http://www.theyworkforyou.com/debates/?id=2010-07-05c.81.9

http://sites.google.com/site/thirdchamber/age-criminal-responsibility-act

Published: 05/07/2010 18:15:00
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Legislation – #wco Legislation (Grandparents (Access Rights) Bill 2010-11)

24/11/2010

Percy, Andrew raised an interesting point.

Subject(s): Legislation; Childcare; Equality; NRP Rights; Parenting

A Bill to give grandparents rights of access to their grandchildren in certain circumstances; and for connected purposes.

Comment by #wco:

Other contacts:

More information can be read at:
http://services.parliament.uk/bills/2010-11/grandparentsaccessrights.html

Published: 23/11/2010 00:00:00
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Gov Written Answer – #wco Legislation (Justice: Convention on the Rights of a Child)

26/10/2010

Bottomley, Peter raised an interesting point.

Subject(s): Legislation; Family Courts

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice whether the Commission on a British Bill of Rights will consider the extent to which children’s rights under the Convention on the Rights of a Child are protected in UK law.

Comment by #wco:

Other contacts: Clarke, Kenneth

More information can be read at:
http://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2010-10-25a.18584.h

Published: 25/10/2010 00:00:00
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Advocacy – #Legislation (A new website that provides a forum where law firms can bid for legal work)

05/08/2010

Somebody raised an interesting point.

Subject(s): Legislation;

A new website that provides a forum where law firms can bid for legal work

Other contacts: https://www.bid4fees.co.uk/page/contact

More information can be read at:
https://www.bid4fees.co.uk/

Published: 05/08/2010 00:00:00

Legislation – #Legislation (National Archives: UK Legislation)

29/07/2010

raised an interesting point.

Subject(s): Legislation;

Publishing all UK legislation is a core part of the remit of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office (HMSO), part of The National Archives, and the Office of the Queen’s Printer for Scotland.

Other contacts:

More information can be read at:
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/

Published: 29/07/2010 00:00:00

Gov Written Answer – #Legislation (House of Lords: Legislation)

27/07/2010

Rooker, Jeff raised an interesting point.

Subject(s): Legislation; UK Parliament

To ask the Leader of the House whether he will make proposals for public evidence sessions in the Lords for Bills which have not had pre-legislative scrutiny in the House of Commons.

Other contacts: Strathclyde, Tom

More information can be read at:
http://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2010-07-26a.290.0

Published: 26/07/2010 00:00:00

Gov Written Answer – #Legislation (Leader of the House: Pre-legislative Scrutiny)

27/07/2010

Allen, Graham raised an interesting point.

Subject(s): Legislation; UK Parliament

To ask the Leader of the House if he will introduce arrangements for pre-legislative scrutiny of all proposed Government legislation.

Other contacts: Heath, David

More information can be read at:
http://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2010-07-26a.10707.h

Published: 26/07/2010 00:00:00


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