Monthly Archives: August 2002

(360)  SKYE BRIDGE TOLLS TO END – SOON?

SKYE BRIDGE TOLLS TO END – SOON? Possibly in response to the threats of judicial review on the matter (see No 354), or possibly not, on 5 June 2004  Enterprise Minister Jim Wallace made the following statement in the Scottish … Continue reading

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(359)  FOX-HUNTING: THE ABOLITION ACT SURVIVES

The Second Division issued its opinion in Adams v Scottish Ministers, the case challenging the validity of the abolition of fox-hunting in the Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Act 2002, on 28 May 2004.  The court upheld the validity of … Continue reading

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(357)  BREACH OF THE PEACE REVISITED – OBJECTIVELY ALARMING CONDUCT

A Court of Five Judges in the High Court of Justiciary has held that the offence of breach of the peace does not require that any person actually be alarmed by the conduct complained of, and that it was for … Continue reading

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(356)  SUPREME COURT ON ICE (THIN OR THICK? – UNCLEAR)

SUPREME COURT ON ICE (THIN OR THICK? – UNCLEAR) Lord Falconer denied the Times story (published on 17 May 2004) that the Supreme Court plans are to be ‘put on ice for up to ten years’ following the Government’s failure … Continue reading

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(355)  SUPREME COURT ‘PUT ON ICE’?

? The Times for 17 May 2004 reports that the Supreme Court plans are to be ‘put on ice for up to ten years’ following the Government’s failure to find a suitable new building to accommodate the court.  The shortlist … Continue reading

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