Category Archives: International Law

Government Divorce Form Error

By | February 11, 2016

It is feared that over 2000 divorces will be affected by the Government’s online divorce form fault. The fault on ‘Form E’ was only discovered in December last year and had been available on the Government’s website since at least April 2014. This form can be used by a separating couple to calculate their financial settlements. 

Why are Divorce Rates Falling in the UK?

By | February 5, 2016

The latest data released by the Office for National Statistics has revealed that divorce rates are at their lowest level for 40 years. The end of World War II in 1945 and the liberation of divorce law through the Divorce Reform Act of 1971 saw divorce rates sharply rise, and there has been a steady increase in divorces… Read More »

ABSCONDED DRAWER — DISHONOURED CHEQUE

By | January 28, 2016

Sec 138 Indian Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 Procedure to Serve Notice: 01) It is really a catastrophic nightmare to the Holder of the Dishonoured Cheque more so when the Drawer absconded, whereabouts unknown, left no assets.  With the fond hope of recovery, the hapless puzzled victim, the Payee runs wary of various places at least to complete the… Read More »

Is it Time for Blame Free Divorce?

By | January 28, 2016

This January marks the first anniversary of Scotland’s historic first same-sex marriages. The Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 that made these weddings possible showed that family law is beginning to catch up with societal attitudes. However, there is still a lot of work to do.

DISHONORED CHEQUE—COLLECTING BANKER CHARGES RATIONALE

By | January 25, 2016

Collection Charges: 01) It is quite often argued when the Payee or Holder in due course or Holder for value or Holder hereinafter referred to as Payee for brevity presents a cheque for collection dishonoured, the Collecting Banker slaps Collection Charges on each and every presentation, an additional levy, at his no fault, on the crippled victim in… Read More »

A New Profitable EU Immigration Policy

By | December 2, 2011

Given the new globalisation effects in modern societies and the consequences of the financial crisis, EU adopted a new approach towards immigration policy. This European policy intends to establish bilateral and multilateral agreements with EU neighbours and other countries presenting immigration flows towards the EU, in order to benefit the human capital from the countries concerned.

EU Financial Transactions Tax – Legislative Proposal Preparation

By | September 30, 2011

Finance ministers and Central Bank governors of European Union Member States debated during the last informal Economic and Financial ECOFIN Council of September 17, the current condition of the economy and the situation in sovereign bond markets.  The debate on the European Union’s financial stability was also attended by representatives of European financial oversight authorities. The working session… Read More »

EU Budgetary Perspectives 2014-2020

By | August 29, 2011

The European Commission has faced the challenge of being able to fund a number of policy areas where the EU could be more effective, by acting at EU level, in preparing its proposals for the future budget of the European Union.  In its proposal, based on the Europe 2020 Growth Strategy, a new funding potential can be seen… Read More »

EU Energy Policy and Targets

By | August 19, 2011

Energy Efficiency Plan In March 2011, the European Commission adopted a plan for saving more energy through concrete measures. Energy efficiency is a key tool to strengthen Europe’s competitiveness and reduce energy dependence, as well as the level of emissions.  The measures proposed aim at creating substantial benefits for businesses and public authorities.

EU Immigration Policy

By | August 11, 2011

The package of measures proposed by the European Commission aiming towards better regulated immigration flows from the southern Mediterranean region as well as the proposal to amend EU Regulation on visas consists of the new incentives of EU bodies for a fair, credible and effective EU immigration policy. According to the annual report on immigration and asylum of… Read More »