Is it Lawful to Hit a Child?

Is it Lawful to Hit a Child?

Is it Lawful to Hit a Child? Laws that criminalise unlawful violence date back to 1861 and are used every day in criminal courts to support prosecutions. Despite what might appear to be an obvious legal position, the question is often asked as to whether, despite...
Landlords to Face Additional Punishment

Landlords to Face Additional Punishment

Landlords to Face Additional Punishment The government has announced that it intends to bring into force a number of provisions contained in the Housing and Planning Act 2016. From 6 April 2018 the Act will allow local authorities to apply for a banning order where a...