Monthly Archives: March 2004

(476)  RETURN OF THE NAKED RAMBLER

The Naked Rambler, Steve Gough, plans a further nude crusade through Britain, beginning at Land’s End on 16 June 2005.  See further Nos 306, 307, as well as the Rambler’s website, http://www.nakedwalk.org.  Another test for the law’s sense of humour … Continue reading

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(474)  BIRTHDAY HONOURS LIST JUNE 2005

The Queen’s Birthday Honours List, published on 11 June 2005, includes a CBE for Professor Ken Reid of Edinburgh and the Scottish Law Commission, for services, not to Scots Law News (to which he has been a frequent contributor), but … Continue reading

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(472)  McCONNELL’S WARK VILLA VISIT OK

On 7 June 2005 the Parliamentary Standards Commissioner ruled that the failure of the First Minister Jack McConnell to disclose in the Scottish Parliament’s register of members’ interests his holiday stay (with his family) in the Spanish holiday villa of … Continue reading

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(471)  FIRST INFORMATION COMMISSIONER DECISION

The first decision by the Scottish Information Commissioner under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA) was issued on 17 May 2005.  In it, the Commissioner explains his decision to uphold the applicant’s complaint about Lothian and Borders Safety … Continue reading

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