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Ex-teacher linked to UK abuse arrested in South Africa

Business Ghana 31 Jan 2023
A former teacher accused of abusing pupils at boarding schools in Edinburgh has been arrested in South Africa. The 83-year-old — who can’t be named for legal reasons — attended a sexual offences office in Cape Town with his lawyer on Monday morning ... His legal team ...
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Trans women with violent past barred from Scottish prison

Taipei Times 30 Jan 2023
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon holds a news conference at St Andrews House in Edinburgh on Monday last week ... LEGAL SHOWDOWN ... The British government has blocked the law from obtaining royal assent, citing the potential negative impact on UK equalities legislation, setting up another legal showdown between Edinburgh and London.
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TOM UTLEY: Never mind Prince Harry's wonky 'truths', most of society now refuses to accept ...

The Daily Mail 20 Jan 2023
Flexible ... Me. ‘No, you didn’t ... Mrs U ... K ... But while I have no wish to say or write anything that may upset those who do feel uncomfortable in their bodies, I find it utterly bewildering that the Edinburgh Parliament has decided any Scot over the age of 16 should have the right to be legally recognised as a member of whichever sex he or she chooses ... .
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Legal battle over UK government's veto of 'doomed' Scottish gender reform bill would be costly ...

The Daily Mail 19 Jan 2023
A legal battle over the UK government's ... Nicola Sturgeon, pictured here at a news conference in Edinburgh on Monday, is gearing up to launch a legal challenge over the UK government's decision to block her gender reform bill.
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UK govt to veto Scotland’s gender self-recognition law

Metro USA 18 Jan 2023
... advocates and the nationalist Scottish administration in Edinburgh ... The Scottish National Party-led government in Edinburgh says the legal change will improve the lives of transgender people by allowing them to get official documents that correspond with their gender identities.
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Gender reform bill faces court battle with Westminster

The Times/The Sunday Times 18 Jan 2023
Alister Jack, the Scottish secretary, admitted that legal opinion on the risks posed by the bill to women was divided and court action was inevitable.Sponsored.
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UK govt to veto Scotland's gender self-recognition law

Messenger-Inquirer 17 Jan 2023
... advocates and the nationalist Scottish administration in Edinburgh ... The Scottish National Party-led government in Edinburgh says the legal change will improve the lives of transgender people by allowing them to get official documents that correspond with their gender identities.
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A5 briefs

News-Press Now 17 Jan 2023
... advocates and the nationalist Scottish administration in Edinburgh ... The Scottish National Party-led government in Edinburgh says the legal change will improve the lives of transgender people by allowing them to get official documents that correspond with their gender identities.
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UK government to block Scotland’s new transgender self-identification law

Irish Independent 17 Jan 2023
... is likely to trigger a bitter legal battle between Edinburgh and London, with the Scottish government previously warning it would contest what it described as any attempt to undermine the democratic will of the Scottish parliament, which has devolved powers in certain areas.
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UK government to block controversial Scottish gender reform bill

Hindustan Times 16 Jan 2023
Jack said he was concerned that the move by the devolved legislature in Edinburgh to make it easier for people to change their legally recognised gender would negatively affect equalities legislation across England, Scotland and Wales ... Ecuador man legally changes his gender.
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Could Westminster and Holyrood face a constitutional clash over gender law?

Belfast Telegraph 16 Jan 2023
To do so would likely prove controversial and would mean triggering Section 35 of the Scotland Act, becoming the first Prime Minister to use the legal power to block a bill passed in Holyrood ... This would probably mean legal action against Mr Sunak’s Government, leading to what could be another protracted court battle between Edinburgh and London.
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British government to block Scottish gender reform law

Reuters 16 Jan 2023
The decision is likely to trigger a legal battle between Edinburgh and London, with the Scottish government previously warning it would contest what it described as any attempt to undermine the democratic will of its parliament, which has devolved powers in certain areas.
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UK government to block Scottish gender recognition law

RTE 16 Jan 2023
The decision is likely to trigger a bitter legal battle between Edinburgh and London, with the Scottish government previously warning it would contest what it described as any attempt to undermine the democratic will of the Scottish parliament, which has devolved powers in certain areas.
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British government to block Scotland’s new transgender self-identification law

Irish Independent 16 Jan 2023
... is likely to trigger a bitter legal battle between Edinburgh and London, with the Scottish government previously warning it would contest what it described as any attempt to undermine the democratic will of the Scottish parliament, which has devolved powers in certain areas.
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Deadline approaches for Rishi Sunak to decide on blocking Scotland’s gender law

Belfast Telegraph 16 Jan 2023
The deadline for Rishi Sunak to decide whether to block Scotland’s gender laws will arrive this week as he considers legal advice about its impact ... The newspaper reported that the legal advice given to the Conservative Party leader states the Bill passed by Edinburgh “cuts across” UK-wide legislation on equalities.

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