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Stories and information about developments affecting the legal professions, both locally and nationally.

Offensive And Dangerous Weapons Consultation
November 6, 2017
Offensive And Dangerous Weapons Consultation

The Home Office has released a consultation on new offensive and dangerous weapons legislation

DCLG Publish Call For Evidence
November 6, 2017
DCLG Publish Call For Evidence

Government seeks views on whether there needs to be an overhaul of regulation in the property agent market

Standard Of Proof Applied By The SDT
November 3, 2017
Standard Of Proof Applied By The SDT

As part of a wider consultation later this year, the SDT is expected to review the standard of proof it applies

Sentencing Code Consultation
November 3, 2017
Sentencing Code Consultation

The Law Commission is consulting on the introduction of a single sentencing statute

SRA - Looking To The Future
November 2, 2017
SRA - Looking To The Future

The SRA are consulting on further changes to their Handbook, and on publishing more regulatory data
 

Response To Consultation On Child Cruelty Sentencing Guidelines
November 1, 2017
Response To Consultation On Child Cruelty Sentencing Guidelines

The Law Society has responded to the Sentencing Council’s consultation

Tackling Unfair Practices In The Leasehold Market
November 1, 2017
Tackling Unfair Practices In The Leasehold Market

The Law Society has responded to the Department of Communities and Local Government consultation

SRA Corporate Strategy 2017-2020
October 31, 2017
SRA Corporate Strategy 2017-2020

The Law Society has responded to the SRA's consultation on its draft corporate strategy for 2017-20

Regulatory Performance Assessment Consultation
October 31, 2017
Regulatory Performance Assessment Consultation

The LSB consultation sought feedback on its approach to assessing the performance of regulators

Draft Guidelines For Manslaughter Sentencing
October 31, 2017
Draft Guidelines For Manslaughter Sentencing

The Law Society has responded to the consultation on draft guidelines for sentencing offences of manslaughter