Following the Independent Review of Administrative Law (IRAL), the government plans to reform judicial review to address imbalances between citizens’ rights and effective government.
A panel of thirteen international lawyers are beginning to draft plans to create a legally enforceable crime of “ecocide” which would join the ranks of serious international offences such as genocide, and war crimes in the battle against the illegal destruction of the environment.
Seeking to modernise and reform gambling laws, the government is placing them under review with particular attention on the Gambling Act 2005.
The Law Commission has published a report which recommends to the UK Parliament a number of changes regarding the effectiveness of search warrants and access to digital material. Such changes would give UK law enforcement agencies further powers to access online material during criminal investigations.