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Criminal Law News Weekly Round Up – 30th April 2017

  Our weekly roundup on Criminal law developments in UK and International Criminal Law. Report cybercrime: Top City of London police chief Ian Dyson advises businesses  The City A.M reported the The Commissioner of the City of London  has urged more »

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Decriminalisation of tv licence fee ?

Leading criminal law barrister, David Perry QC  has been appointed by the Government to lead the review of whether non-payment of the BBC licence fee should be decriminalised. Appointed by the Culture Secretary Sajid Javid, Perry was worked in various more »

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Social Media Crimes are covered by existing criminal laws: Lords

Are new criminal laws needed to combat “social media crimes”?. According to a report by the House of Lords Select Committee on Communications, it has been concluded that ‘the current laws are satisfactory enough to deal with social media crimes more »

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NSPCC advocates child abuse reporting failures as a criminal offence

The NSPCC’s chief executive Peter Wanless is leading a review of how the Home Office has allegedly handled the historical allegations of child abuse by non-reporting and not acting on the allegations.  The leading child rights protection organisation NSPC Campaigns more »

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