Prohibition on Abuse of Rights in UK Law

  • The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Market Abuse) Regulations 2016
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 2016
    ... ... P or a member of P's group—(a) has contravened Article 14 (prohibition of insider dealing and of unlawful disclosure of inside information) or ... both.(5) Any person who intentionally obstructs the exercise of any rights conferred by a warrant under section 122D is guilty of an offence and ... ...
  • Immigration Act 2016
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 2016
    ... ... Secretary of State in connection with prohibition orders made under section 3A of the Employment ... ) any function of the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority conferred by section 1(2) (a) to (c) of ... Rights Act 1996 (see section 230 of that Act) and the ... ...
  • Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 2018
    ... ... a deterrent to gross violations of human rights, or otherwise promote(i) compliance with ... with,the commission of a gross human rights abuse or violation; and whether conduct constitutes or ... may(a) create exceptions to any prohibition or requirement imposed by the regulations;(b) ... ...
  • Care Act 2014
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 2014
    ... ... provision about safeguarding adults from abuse or neglect; to make provision about care ... that any restriction on the individual's rights or freedom of action that is involved in the ... in the adult's case.(5) Section 22 (prohibition on provision of health services) is to have ... ...
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Books & Journal Articles
  • O'Keeffe v Ireland: The Liability of States for Failure to Provide an Effective System for the Detection and Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse in Education
    • No. 78-1, January 2015
    • The Modern Law Review
    In O'Keeffe v Ireland, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights found that Ireland failed to protect the applicant from sexual abuse suffered as a child in an Irish National School i...
    ... ... v Ireland , the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights found that Ireland failed to protect the applicant from sexual abuse ... School in 1973 and violated her rights under Article 3 (prohibition of inhuman and degrading treatment) and Article 13 (right to an effective ... ...
  • ‘Am I Free Now?’ Overseas Domestic Workers in Slavery
    • No. 42-3, September 2015
    • Journal of Law and Society
    This article examines United Kingdom overseas domestic worker and diplomatic domestic worker visas in place since 2012. These visas tie workers to an employer by making it unlawful for them to chan...
    ... ... reported instances of exploitation and abuse by the employers with whom they arrived in the ... whether the visa is contrary to the prohibition of slavery, servitude, forced and compulsory ... 4 of the European Convention on Human Rights and the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015. [The ... ...
  • Decriminalising Consensual Heterosexual Conduct outside Marriage: The Women's Case under International Human Rights Law
    • No. 20-3, September 2002
    • Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights
    • 0000
    In many countries all over the world, women's real or alleged engagement in consensual sexual activity outside marriage can give rise to a criminal conviction, leading to the imposition of a senten...
    ... ... priva te sphere and contribu tes to wo mens v ulnerability t o abuse. Because of male domin ance of law-ma king and its enforcem ent, tra ... ...
  • I Book Review: The Prohibition of Propaganda for War in International Law
    • No. 28-2, June 2010
    • Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights
    • 0000
    ... ... 20(1) of the International Covenant on Civ il and Political Rights (ICCPR), which simply states that any propaganda for war sha ll be ... that could arise in its interpretat ion and the possibilities for abuse. If all simplistic va lue judgements, 3 Nowa k, Manf red, U.N. Covenant ... ...
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Law Firm Commentaries
  • Enforcement Of Mortgage Charge: Valid Defence Was Too Late
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    Failing to diligently assert a defence to enforcement of a charge over property may preclude a borrower from relying on that defence. The Court of Appeal in Dickinson & anr v UK Acorn Finance Ltd [...
    ... ... possession proceedings had started, was an abuse of process ... In November 2010, the defendant, ... -charge precluded the exercise of Acorn’s rights. This challenge failed, so a warrant was issued ... activity” in contravention of the prohibition on carrying out a regulated activity unless the ... ...
  • Financial Services Bulletin - Market Abuse: The New Regime
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ... ... Units in a collective investment scheme; ... Rights under a stakeholder pension scheme; ... Contracts for differences ... obtained by research or analysis is exempt from any prohibition enabling it to be freely used ... There is also an exemption for "order ... ...
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    The UK has for a long time had laws in place that make it illegal for IP owners to make “unjustified threats” to bring proceedings for infringement of registered IP rights.  In recent years, this p...
    ... ... for infringement of registered IP rights. In recent years, this prohibition has been ... and passing-off, which are just as open to abuse as registered rights. In this regard the law in ... ...
  • UK CAT Awards 2 Travel £93,000 In Damages Against Cardiff Bus For Abuse Of Dominant Position In Cardiff Public Transport Market
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ... ... predatory conduct against 2 Travel, contrary to the Chapter II prohibition of the Competition Act 1998. Cardiff Bus did not, however, receive a fine ... and cynically decided to disregard the law as well as 2 Travel's rights; Cardiff Bus' conduct was seriously anti-competitive and motivated by an ... ...
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  • T400)
    • HM Courts & Tribunals Service court and tribunal forms
    Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber) forms and guidance documents including the judicial review form.
    ... ... permission, penalties for market abuse, disciplinary measures and official listings. In ... prohibition of a trustee, imposition of a contributory ... before the tribunal has the same rights to apply to ... have the decision set aside or to ... ...
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