Our Environmental, Safety & Health team is pleased to share with you the latest edition of our monthly newsletter, frESH Law Horizons: Key Developments in UK & EU Environment, Safety and Health Law and Procedure; providing bite-size updates on EU and UK law, procedure and policy.
This month’s edition includes the following:
Changes to COVID-19 regulations ahead of national lockdown and differing regulations in devolved administrations.
Proposed changes to laws on using mobile phones while driving.
Court of Appeal stays second prosecution on substantially the same facts.
Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill 2020 and draft Code of Practice published.
Court confirms that for indictable only matter, full credit of one-third for guilty plea only applies where a definite and irrevocable plea is indicated in the magistrates’ court.
The trustees of the IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) Foundation have published a Consultation Paper to assess demand for global sustainability standards.
The Good Law Project announced that the government will review the Energy National Policy Statements (NPSs).
A number of new or updated guidance documents have been issued relating to ESH regulation in Great Britain (GB) from 1 January 2021.