The Government of U.K. is amending the legal Aid and Sentencing bill to require a minimum punishment of four months detention and training order for 16 and 17 year old convicted of threatening person by the help of knife. The ministry of Justice says that 60 to 80 beds are required in accommodation of young people. The report of Ministry says that around 200 to 400 more people between 16 to 17 will receive custodial sentence in a year and the total expenses on them is around 2 to 4£ a year. Last year 12% of the offences for possession of knife or offensive weapons resulted in a custodial sentence for the 16 and 17 year old people and total 276 people was detained for this punishment.
United Kingdom’s Bribery Act was passed in the British parliament in 2010. The controversial and wide-ranging legislation, rushed through Parliament before the 2010 general election, was originally scheduled to take effect last October.The date of was pushed back twice.
On Thursday the people arriving at the British airports were warned to expect delays due to the strike against proposed pension reforms and plans to raise their retirement age by thousands of public sector workers.
On Wednesday Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao assured British support for India’s bid for full membership of the four multilateral export control regimes. The assurance came during her talks with Foreign Office officials in London. India, wanting to join the Nuclear Suppliers’ Group, the Missile Technology Control Regime, the Australia Group and the Wassenaar Group had received public backing from several countries, including America, Russia and France.
Leslie Cunliffe,63, strapped a fake bomb to the student’s body in Melbourne, in May 1999. He then made her send a picture to the family demanding money.
Cunliffe served 12 years in an Australian prison, and is expected to be put on the UK sex offenders register once he reach back UK.