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Can everyone name Soldier F now that an MP has named him in Parliament?

At common law, parliamentary privilege does not extend to the republication of words spoken in Parliament: Stockdale v Hansard (1839) 112 ER 1160. To overcome this, Parliament passed the Parliamentary ...
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What are the cross-jurisdictional effects of British police powers?

Within the united-kingdom there are england-and-wales, scotland and northern-ireland. Broadly speaking: A police officer from one country can cross a border into another country to execute an arrest ...
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The Social Action Responsibility and Heroism Act (England and Wales)

just found this when I had a similar question of my own so thought I would share the response I got: no there isn't a Scottish equivalent to the English SARHA. And there has been some criticism of it: ...
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Is mooning people in the UK legal?

In English law there isn't a specific offence of "mooning". However: It is conceivable that under Public Order legislation someone mooning could be found guilty of causing "harassment, ...
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What is meant in S43(1)(a) Companies Act 2006 by "writing under a company's common seal"?

The phrase means its literal meaning. A written contract is made by a company if the document is affixed with its common seal (an imprinted stamp, not the animal). A common seal, or a company seal, ...
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Is mooning people in the UK legal?

Yes While not a specific crime, the action may be considered offensive behaviour under s4A, the Public Order Act 1986.
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Has no-fault eviction of residential tenants ever previously existed, even in places where it no longer does?

This question is a bit subtle because there is an interplay between what structures were legally possible, and what was practically available. At all times there has been some notion of security of ...
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Is it illegal to for someone in the UK to send a link to this SE question about Soldier F?

No, it’s not illegal It is legal to tell people where they can source information. For example, I can tell you that top-secret information on the UK's nuclear defence strategy is available from the ...
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