20th September - Law News

2095th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's video story: A transport strike over tax increases on fuel, alcohol and cigarettes has shut down most of Haiti. The government says the money raised will be used to improve public services. But with more than half the population living under the poverty line, Haitians say they can't afford it.

Focus of the day story:  Charity laws ‘inefficient and unduly complex’. Technicalities causing a drag on the smooth operation of charities ‘like barnacles on a boat’. Full story - Solicitors Journal

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