Criminal Liability in Regulatory Contexts

Project status: Analysis of responses

The main recommendations we made in this project aimed to establish a principled basis for the creation of criminal law in regulatory contexts. We also considered particular doctrines of liability applicable to businesses and make proposals to ensure that they are fair to such bodies, in particular small businesses. The project A significant proportion of the new … Read more >

Criminal Records Disclosure

Project status: Complete

Non-disclosure of certain criminal convictions and cautions In July 2016 we were requested by the Home Office to review one specific aspect of the criminal records disclosure system, known as “filtering”. In very simple terms, the filtering system provides a framework which regulates when an individual has to disclose convictions and cautions even though they … Read more >

Cyfraith cynllunio yng Nghymru

Project status: Consultation

Planning law in Wales Mae cyfraith cynllunio yng Nghymru yn gymhleth heb fod angen ac yn anodd ei deall mewn ambell le. Nid yw deddfwriaeth cynllunio wedi cael ei chydgrynhoi ers Deddf Cynllunio Gwlad a Thref 1990 a, byth ers hynny, mae wedi’i hategu gan ddatblygiad deddfwriaethol tameidiog. Mae’r gwahanu cynyddol rhwng y gyfraith yng … Read more >

Damages for Personal Injury

The Law Commission undertook a review of the law of damages, particularly personal injury damages, as part of the 5th and 6th Programmes of Law Reform.