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    11/07/2024
    Polonia

    Polish inspectorate issues ruling on the import of medicinal products

    GB PL
    On 8 July 2024, Poland’s Chief Pharmaceutical Inspectorate (GIF) published a decision interpreting the definition in Pharmaceutical Law regarding import of a medicinal product.The decision, published on the GIF’s website, resulted after an applicant had requested an individual interpretation regarding two business models on whether these models required an import licence.In both models, delivery of the medicinal product was to a third party based in Ukraine, where the product would be released for marketing in the Lithuanian market. The models differed in the following ways:in the first...
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    25/06/2024
    United Kingdom

    Court of Appeal guidance on allocations under the Building Safety Fund

    A recent Court of Appeal decision provides valuable commentary on the correct approach to the making of allocations under the Building Safety Fund (the “BSF”) for the funding of fire-safety remedial work. The developer in question had challenged an allocation made by the government on the basis that insurers of the buildings had accepted liability and that recoveries from insurers should be enforced prior to the making of any allocation under the BSF.The Building Safety FundThe BSF is overseen by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (the “DLUHC”) and...
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    09/05/2024
    United Kingdom

    Terrorism (Protection of Premises) Bill

    In May 2017, the Manchester Arena was subject to a terrorist attack which killed 22 people and injured 1,017 others. Martyn Hett, who was 29 at the time, was amongst those killed. Since 2017, there have been a further 14 terror attacks in the UK. In response to this complex, evolving and enduring threat picture, the Government has developed the Terrorism (Protection of Premises) Bill, also known as ‘Martyn’s law’.The Premise of Martyn’s LawMartyn’s Law is expected to become legislation as part of the 2023-2024 parliamentary session, which runs until October 2024. If...
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    23/04/2024
    Alemania

    Artificial Intelligence and Occupational Health and Safety – Opportunities and Risks

    This article looks at both the opportunities and risks presented by using artificial intelligence with regard to occupational health and safety.AI has become an integral part of the modern working world and is affecting many areas, from automation in manufacturing to data analysis in marketing. It increases efficiency, improves decision-making and makes it possible to solve problems in new ways. Integrating AI into occupational health and safety has the potential to make workplaces safer and prevent accidents. However, the integration of AI also poses challenges, including physical risks and psychosocial...
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    15/04/2024
    United Kingdom

    Fundamentally dishonest claimant’s claim dismissed: s.57 of the Criminal Justice & Courts Act 2015 in action

    In Kirsty Williams- Henry v Associated British Ports Holdings Ltd [2024] EWHC 806 (KB), a claimant who had sustained serious injuries following her fall from a pier in 2018 had her claim dismissed because the judge, applying s.57 of the Criminal Justice & Courts Act 2015, concluded that she had been fundamentally dishonest and that dismissing her claim would not cause “substantial injustice”.The claimant was found to have lied, seriously and repeatedly, in relation to her ongoing condition, and to have been wholly unrepentant when giving evidence. Her dishonesty was unravelled,...
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    08/04/2024
    United Kingdom

    Health and safety for production companies – what to be aware of

    Health and safety in the film, theatre and broadcasting industries is of paramount importance as the industry involves various high-risk activities such as stunts, special effects, working at height and the use of heavy equipment. Like other employers, film and production companies have legal obligations towards employees and others affected by their work.Recent statistics indicate that almost three quarters of UK film and TV crew surveyed feel that their safety or that of a colleague has been compromised at work, and more than two thirds had concerns regarding people being promoted to positions...
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