18 November 2019'Third generation' synthetic cannabinoids were originally controlled through a generic definition in December 2016, following advice from the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD). Due to the broad nature of the generic definition some compounds were unintentionally captured under this definition, inadvertently subjecting them to strict controls.
Legal News & Articles
05 November 2019UK drone pilots have until the end of November to register their details with the Civil Aviation Authority. The mandatory requirement to register covers owners of drones or model aircraft weighing more than 250g (8.8oz).
25 October 2019PNLD regularly receives queries in relation to a person’s arrest, both on a warrant and for an offence, often asking what options are available and how the custody clock is affected. Nicola Robinson, Legal Adviser at PNLD, has outlined some of the possible scenarios, below.
11 October 2019Police across the UK are well prepared for the country to leave the European Union with or without a deal, the two police chiefs leading law enforcement planning have said.
04 October 2019Home Secretary Priti Patel last night (Thursday 3 October) signed an historic agreement that will enable British law enforcement agencies to directly demand electronic data relating to terrorists, child sexual abusers and other serious criminals from US tech firms.
10 October 2019The Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Act 2019 is now in force. This Act addresses the constraints of existing domestic court orders and the limits of Mutual Legal Assistance (MLA) in being able to compel the production of electronic data from another jurisdiction quickly.