Regulation of natural health products challenged
- UK to be one-stop-shop for non-infringement across Europe? Lundie-Smith, Robert // Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice;Apr2013, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p258
The High Court for England and Wales accepts jurisdiction to rule on non-infringement of non-UK designations of European patents.
- Challenging the APD. Skuse, Ian // Business Travel World;Oct2007, p51
The article reports on the argument whether the air passenger duty (APD) increase in Great Britain was lawful or not. The Federation of Tour Operators (FTO) argued that APD was unlawful because the tax was in breach of Article 15 of the Chicago Convention 1944, incorporated into EU law on the...
- Sex and taxes. // Accountancy;Apr2002, Vol. 129 Issue 1304, p14
The article reports on the implementation of value-added tax to escort agencies and prostitute procurers in Great Britain. The decision overturned a value-added tax (VAT) tribunal ruling in February 2001 that the business of escort agencies is unlawful and therefore outside the VAT scheme...
- UK High Court Rules Data Collection Legislation Unlawful. // Information Management Journal;Sep/Oct2015, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p11
The article reports on the British High Court ruling that the government's data collection legislation, the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act (DRIPA), is inconsistent with the European Union (EU) law.
- Unions in legal challenge over gay discrimination. Powell, Vicky // Diva;May2004, Issue 96, p18
Reports on the legal case filed by trade unions against employment rights legislation before Great Britain's High Court. Claim that the legislation allows pension schemes to discriminate against gay men and lesbians; Review of the European Union-wide legislation by TUC affiliated trade unions.
- Agency to appeal judgement of unlawful coastline designation. Donatonio, Domenic // Planning (14672073);12/12/2008, Issue 1799, p5
The article reports on the complain of Natural England (NE) against a High Court decision to allow a part of the Suffolk, England coast continue to erode. NE claimed that the area besides Boggis's home near Southwold should become a site for special scientific interest (SSSI). However, the judge...
- EU law affects time limits for judicial reviews. Macrory, Richard // ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Aug2011, Issue 439, p53
The article discusses a court case wherein a High Court ruled that where European Union (EU) environmental law is at issue, courts can no longer exercise their discretion to rule out a claim within three months. The authority concluded that the flood defence works planned by the Environment...
- The directive rules. Edwards, Martin; Martin, John // Estates Gazette;10/2/2010, Issue 1039, p105
This article discusses the intentions of changes that are being proposed by Communities and Local Government (CLG) to the environmental impact assessment legislation in Great Britain in 2010. The proposed changes aim to consolidate and revise the Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact...
- English Court Grants Order of Administration to Company Incorporated in the United States. Ali, La Tanya L.; Stuart, Jacqueline B. // Venulex Legal Summaries;2003 Q2, p1
The article focuses on the ruling of the English High Court of Justice in the BRAC Rent-A-Car International Inc. case concerning the issuance of administration order. The court concluded that the European Union Insolvency Regulation was limited to entities incorporated in the European community....