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    Singapore High Court clarifies the lodgement period of adjudication applications

    HP Construction & Engineering Pte Ltd v Mega Team Engineering Pte Ltd [2024] SGHC(A) 5The Appellate Division of the Singapore High Court has clarified when an adjudication application under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2004 (2020 Rev Ed) (the “SOPA”) should be lodged.In affirming the position established by the General Division of the Singapore High Court, the Appellate Division has clarified that the commencement of the seven-day period to file an adjudication application made under s 13(3)(a) of the SOPA excludes the day the entitlement arises...
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    Scottish wildcat group’s challenge to windfarm permission unsuccessful

    Wildcat Haven, a community interest company, sought to challenge the decision of the Scottish Ministers to grant permission for construction of a new wind farm at Clashindarroch Forest in Aberdeenshire. The Court held that Wildcat Haven had failed to establish that the decisions were attended by any error of law and there was therefore no scope for intervention by the court.In June 2023 Vattenfall’s application for the construction of a new wind farm in Clashindarroch Forest was granted under section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989 by the Scottish Ministers. The petitioners, Wildcat Haven,...
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    Court of Appeal confirms position on damages for breach of public procurement rules

    The much anticipated judgment in the Braceurself appeal has been handed down by the Court of Appeal. The Court of Appeal (led by LJ Coulson) has reaffirmed the position established by the High Court that despite a breach of the public procurement rules changing the outcome of a procurement, that is not of itself automatically ‘sufficiently serious’ to justify an award of damages.Until Braceurself, it was generally assumed that a breach which changed the outcome of a procurement would be decisive on the question of sufficient seriousness. This judgment provides clarity on the relevant...
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    Hungary makes changes to labour law, occupational health and safety at work

    Hungary has initiated a series of legislative amendments to laws governing labour, occupation health and safety at work, some of which already entered into force on 1 January 2024. Specifically, Hungarian lawmakers passed amendments to Act I of 2012 on the Labour Code, Act IV of 1991 on the Facilitation of Employment and Unemployment Benefits, and Act XCIII of 1993 on Occupational Safety and Health and certain OSH decrees.The following article outlines the changes to labour law in Hungary brought on by these amendments.1. Amendments to Act I of 2012 on the Labour Code and Act IV of 1991 on the...
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    Ukraine launches State Register of Sanctions

    On 29 January 2024, the President of Ukraine by the Decree No. 36/2024, approved the Decision of the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine “On Approval of the Regulation on the State Register of Sanctions”. On 1 February 2024, the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine launched the State Register of Sanctions on its website. The Register provides free public access to up-to-date and reliable information on persons and entities subject to Ukrainian sanctions.The Register is available in Ukrainian and English, and consolidates information regarding Ukrainian sanctions...
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    New Draft Regulations on the Proposed Numerical Sectoral Targets

    On 1 February 2024, a second round of draft regulations on the Proposed Numerical Sectoral Targets ("February 2024 Regulations") were published for public comment in the Government Gazette. The February 2024 Regulations are currently open for comment for 90 days from the date of publication (ending on 2 May 2024).Under these regulations, the Minister of Employment and Labour ("Minister") can classify different national economic sector targets that will define which companies, that operate in South Africa, will be deemed "designated employers". The classification of a designated employer will be...
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