Electronic Commerce Directive: The Liability of Hyperlinkers, Location Tool
and Content Aggregators

The DTI is seeking the views of UK business, consumers
and other organisation’s on whether Article 12 to 14 of the Electronic
Commerce Directive (which limits the liability of intermediary service providers
where they act as mere conduits, caches or hosts of information), and which
were transposed into UK law by the Electronic Commerce (EC Directive) Regulations
2002, should now be extended to providers of hyperlinks, location tool and
content aggregation services.


closing date for this consultation is 9 September 2005


Recycled Capital
Grant Funds and Disposal Proceeds Funds Review

The Recycled Capital Grant
Funds (RCGF) and the Disposal Proceeds Funds (DPF) were introduced by the
Housing Act 1996.
They allow housing associations to retain and reinvest the resources
are released when they sell a grant-funded property. This consultation
paper is
part of the first formal review of the Funds.


closing date for this consultation is 30 August 2005


Electricity Safety,
and Continuity (Amendment) Regulations 2005

A consultation on proposed
amendments to electricity regulations in order to:
1. Improve electricity
network resilience
to adverse weather conditions
2. Ensure that the public safety requirements
apply to offshore as well as onshore generating installations
Reflect the latest amendment to BS7671 following the harmonisation of cable
colours across the EU
4. Ensure that tramways and trolley vehicle systems
are afforded
the same exemptions as for railways.


closing date for this consultation is 2 September 2005


on Night-Flying Restrictions at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted Airports:
Stage 2

The consultation
document:· announces the Government's intention to maintain existing
controls until October 2006;· sets out detailed proposals for night
restrictions covering the six-year period from the end of the summer season
2006 to the end of the summer season 2012.The first stage of the consultation
took place last year.


closing date for this consultation is 16 September 2005

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