4th July - Law News

2745th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based legal news & articles archive since 2011 focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's Video Focus: Police have charged two men arrested during counter terrorism raids in Sydney's west yesterday. Radwan Dakkak, 23, has been charged with being a member of the terrorist organisation Islamic State. The Toongabbie man was refused bail and is expected to appear before Bankstown Local Court today. A 30-year-old man arrested during the raids yesterday has been charged with a fraud offence. He was granted bail and will appear before Burwood Local Court later this month. Isaak el Matari, 20, was also arrested yesterday and is yet to be charged.

Focus of the Day Article:
New safeguards on the lasting power of attorney process, including a register of active powers, should be introduced to protect vulnerable people from fraudsters, a study by a Westminster thinktank and fraud prevention body has recommended. Protected by Design: new fraud protections for people at risk, published by thinktank Demos and counter-fraud network Cifas calls for more oversight of the power of attorney system..

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