The Court of Appeal handed down judgment on 9 November 2011 in relation to P, a man with cerebral palsy and Down’s Syndrome.
EU Sub-Committee G is one of the seven sub-committees of the House of Lords European Union Select Committee.
The constraints placed on the UK by EU law in relation to the employment of EU nationals, can be demonstrated by the recent decision of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) to agree to the end of competency tests for workers from the European Union (EU) after being told it could be sued by the European Commission for breaching EU law on "the freedom of movement" for workers.
Now that the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has opened its doors, registration of substances falling within the EU’s Regulation on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of CHemicals (Regulation 19072006) (REACH) can begin a process which is likely to continue for the next 10 years.
The new Regulation on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (Regulation 19072006) (“REACH”), enacted by the European Parliament and Council on 30 December 2006, came into force on 1 June 2007.