Legal News

Review of law relating to acid attacks announced

17 July 2017

The Home Secretary has announced that there will be a review of the law and powers in relation to dealing with acid attacks. The review will look at the Poison's Act 1972 to see if more corrosive substances can be covered but will also look at judge's sentencing powers, retailer restrictions on sales and police guidance.

The Queen's Speech

22 June 2017

Forthcoming legislation announced in the Queen's Speech include a Draft Domestic Violence and Abuse Bill, Immigration Bill, International Sanctions Bill, Civil Liability Bill and Courts Bill.