Ffurf a Hygyrchedd y Gyfraith sy’n Gymwys yng Nghymru

Project status: Complete

Form and Accessibility of the Law Applicable in Wales I weithwyr proffesiynol a’r cyhoedd, gall dod o hyd i’r gyfraith ar draws y DU, a’i deall, fod yn anodd. Yng Nghymru, mae datganoli wedi gwneud materion yn fwy cymhleth fyth. Gall fod yn anodd iawn dod o hyd i’r gyfraith a’i deall mewn meysydd datganoledig, … Read more >

Fiduciary Duties of Investment Intermediaries

Project status: Complete

Our report, published on 1 July 2014, looks at the investment market through the lens of pensions.  It considers how fiduciary duties currently apply to those working in financial markets, and clarifies how far those who invest on behalf of others may take account of factors such as social and environmental impact and ethical standards. … Read more >

Firearms

Project status: Complete

As we discussed in our earlier scoping consultation paper, a number of pressing problems undermine the effectiveness of the law regulating the possession and acquisition of firearms. The responses we received to our consultation confirmed that these problems are not theoretical, but cause real difficulty in practice. The aims of the recommendations contained within our … Read more >

Forfeiture and the Law of Succession

Project status: Complete

There is a rule of law, known as the forfeiture rule, which states that a person may not inherit from someone whom he or she has unlawfully killed. In 2000 the Court of Appeal decided that the forfeiture rule, when applied alongside the rules on intestate succession, disinherits not only the killer, but also the … Read more >

Fraud and Deception

Project status: Complete

We consulted on this project in April 1999 and published our final report in 2002, along with a draft Bill. Our final report made recommendations for reforming and simplifying the law of fraud, by repealing the eight offences of deception created by the Theft Acts 1968–96 and abolishing the common law crime of conspiracy to … Read more >