14 February 2020The Health Protection (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 came in force on 10th February 2020. The Regulations create additional powers intended to prevent further transmission of the 'Wuhan novel coronavirus (2019-nCov)', along with eleven new criminal offences.
Legal News & Articles
05 February 2020Home Secretary Priti Patel has today announced the launch of a consultation on pre-charge bail to protect victims and ensure the police are supported to investigate crimes.
01 February 2020SI 2020/5 Policing and Crime Act 2017 (Commencement No 10 and Transitional Savings) Regulations 2020 brought specified provisions of the Policing and Crime Act 2017 into force on the 1st February 2020.
25 January 2020The Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses Act 2019 (the Act) came in to force on 20 January 2020 and has brought England in line with a long and increasing list of countries that have already banned the practice. PNLD Legal Adviser Ian Bridges outlines the Act in our latest article.
20 January 2020The Stalking Protection Act 2019 permits stalking protection orders to be made on both adults and juveniles. Whilst the Act aims to deal with cases of stalking that have occurred outside of a domestic abuse context such as stranger stalking, the orders can actually be applied to any case of stalking.
16 January 2020The Crown Court (Recording and Broadcasting) Order 2020 will allow cameras to broadcast the sentencing remarks of High Court and Senior Circuit judges in some of the most high-profile courts across the country, including the Old Bailey.