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Switzerland’s new stringent anti corruption sports law

Described as the most favored country for international sports organizations, Switzerland, which already the home of the IOC or International Olympic Committee is now changing turf on sports laws. The proposal to enact stricter laws for combating the rise in more »

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Drink Driving News 15 July 2014

Drink driving ban for former footballer Gary Lineker’s public school drop-out son In another incident of drink driving involving the kin of a high profile celebrity, the son of former England footballer and Sports commentator Gary Linker was caught and more »

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Driving disqualification for Motorist who clocked at 149mph on M25

William Ray, a 23-year-old driver faced a driving disqualification and was identified as Britain’s worst speeding offender after being caught driving his Porsche Boxster at 149mph on the M25. Mr. Ray was summonsed to court for failing to identify himself more »

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Electoral fraud: Police asked to investigate more than 50 allegations of election fraud

Police officers in Manchester, Bradford, London and Birmingham have commenced voter fraud inquiries after receiving complaints about “ghost” voters, false statements by candidates and multiple attempts to vote by a single person. The investigation has surfaced after the Guardian contacted with police forces covering 16 areas more »

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Law commission suggest give power to council for new taxi licensing

The Law Commission has called for councils to be given greater powers over taxi licensing and regulation of private hire vehicles as part of plans to boost safety and create national standards. The Local Government Association (LGA) licensing spokesman Cllr more »

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Police in Europe get power to prosecute UK drivers

British motorists face heavy fines if caught on camera committing driving offences on the Continent under a new crackdown by Brussels. Offences covered include speeding, driving without insurance, running a red light and driving while using a mobile phone.  Demands more »

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Changes to taxi licensing laws could see increase in assaults says MP

Passengers will be at risk and may lead to incidents of assault if the law governing taxi licensing and private hire taxi cabs changes, according to a Birmingham MP. Northfield Labour member Richard Burden accused ministers of drawing up “a more »

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Drink Driving News 18 May 2014

The latest news on drink driving cases in UK and abroad from the motoring barrister’s team at criminal-barrister.co.uk Devon war veteran narrowly escapes jail after fifth drink driving conviction William Harris a veteran soldier aged 57 Speranza Grove, Teignmouth was more »

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CBA Events – Terrorism Conference

CBA Conference – Terrorism Saturday 17th May – 08.30 – 16.30 The Inner Temple, London Introduction James Mulholland QC, Director of Education Keynote Address  Lord Carlile of Berriew QC Speakers include: Max Hill QC David Anderson QC Tim Moloney QC Professor Clive Walker more »

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CBA Annual Dinner

CBA Annual Dinner  Come and Join a Celebration of Life at the Criminal BarFriday 16th May  7.15pm for 8pm The Middle Temple, London Guest Speaker  Clive Coleman, BBC Legal Correspondent  Under 7 years call £65.00 Over 7 years call £90.00 Silks more »

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