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Saudi Vision 2030 gets legal boost

Arab News 30 Nov 2021
It also focuses on providing legal solutions to support and empower the quality of systems and legislations, and enrich the legal environment in the Kingdom through qualified legal specialists with long-standing experience in ...

Regional Legal Advisor on Maritime Issues - Asia Pacific region - based in Bangkok (Thailand)

Reliefweb 29 Nov 2021
They play a key role in achieving institutional, regional and delegation objectives related to positioning the institution as a key reference organisation on maritime humanitarian action, the law of armed conflict at sea and other relevant legal norms, and more broadly the creation of an environment conducive to respect for the law.

Abu Dhabi updates falconry laws as part of sustainable hunting strategy

The National 29 Nov 2021
Abu Dhabi has set out its strategy for sustainable hunting as part of efforts to preserve the Emirati tradition of falconry while safeguarding wildlife and the environment ... The directives, overseen by Environment Agency Abu Dhabi, bar hunting within the borders of protected areas, rangelands and near restricted areas.

“The polluter must pay”: why rich countries could be sued for destroying the climate

New Statesman 29 Nov 2021
... legal action ... While the detailed workings of the commission are not finalised, it is clear it plans to request an advisory opinion from the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea on the legal responsibility of states for the protection of the marine environment.

Legal Expert Volunteer (Samos Legal Center, GREECE)

Reliefweb 29 Nov 2021
ASF France is looking for volunteers to contribute to ensuring a daily legal presence to advise asylum seekers on Samos island, ... · Answer asylum seekers’ daily requests on the Legal Centre’s hotline; ... · Deliver online legal information sessions for other international volunteers working on Samos.

European Parliament Raps Somalia Over Press Freedom, Rights Violations

All Africa 29 Nov 2021
The European Parliament on Thursday raised the alarm over Somalia's legal environment for the media, describing it as restrictive and conducive for rogue elements to harass journalists ....

St. Clair County Health Dept. says mask mandate needed in schools as COVID-19 surge rises

Port Huron Times Herald 29 Nov 2021
"Your moral and legal responsibility to provide a safe environment to students is clearly contingent on your decisions at this time." ... .

MARTIN KINGSTON: Mandatory vaccination: it’s not about coercion, it’s about responsibility

Business Day 29 Nov 2021
In the workplace specifically, employers have a legal and ethical obligation to create a safe working environment ... It’s about the responsibility employers carry to provide a safe working environment for their employees.

Stanton hires environmental law firm for PFAS help

Greenville Daily News 29 Nov 2021
— DN Photo ... Basically, I want to get their legal opinion on all things pertaining to PFAS and EGLE (the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes & Energy), along with a class-action lawsuit that the Rural Water Association brought to our attention.” ... I want another opinion, and I can’t get that from (the city’s) own legal counsel.” ... 9 ... 2 ... .

IM Cannabis Announces Focus Medical's Receipt of Israeli Ministry of Health Import Permit; Plans to ...

Eagle-Tribune 29 Nov 2021
any failure of the Company to maintain "de facto control" over Focus Medical in accordance with IFRS 10 or any change in accounting practices or treatment affecting the consolidation of financial results; the risk that Israeli regulatory authorities may view the Company as the ...

Decoding the Draft Mediation Bill 2021

Jurist 29 Nov 2021
Existing Legal Framework. To create an ideal environment for the growth of mediation, it is necessary to standardize various aspects while preserving its innovative and flexible nature ... Though there are numerous ways to initiate mediation proceedings, there seems to be a major lacuna in the overall legal framework.

UP orders felling of over 8k trees despite NGT notice, later backtracks

The Times of India 29 Nov 2021
Dehradun ... The NGT notice was issued on November 25 while the UP forest department order came on November 27. When queried, UP forest officials claimed that the GO was ‘just a procedural step’ ... The apex court directed it to NGT, saying it is an environment-related issue. But NGT refused to entertain the issue citing legalities ... Start a Conversation. .

Parents of small children enter new frontier in fight against Covid

RTE 29 Nov 2021
Health Minister Stephen Donnelly acknowledged as much today when he said he supported the measures as "broadly sensible" pointing to data that the majority of transmission among this age group is happening outside the school environment in an indoor setting.

Start any Business (SAB) helps foreign investors in the UAE

Khaleejtimes 28 Nov 2021
Multiple suggestions, different opinions, complex legalities, heavy taxes and unstable political environment make it even more complicated.

How Britain could learn from Australia’s mistakes in dealing with migrant boats

The Observer 28 Nov 2021
legal, moral, financial, but above all, human ... But turnbacks have raised legal issues around refoulement - sending people back to harm ... “The legal and geographic environments of the UK are too different from those of Australia to make that a viable option to be adopted there.”.