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The Law Society has responded to the Tribunal Procedure Committee's proposal to abolish pre-hearing medical examinations (PHEs).
The Law Society has responded to the government’s Independent Review of the Mental Health Act 1983.
The Law Society's Housing Law Committee has submitted its views to the Welsh Government on its consultation on Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 - Fitness for human habitation.
The Law Society's Housing Law Committee recently responded to the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) consultation on a Homelessness Code of Guidance for Local Authorities.
Law Society response to the CPRC consultation on proposals to clarify the process for enforcing suspended orders.
The Law Society’s Housing Law Committee recently responded to a consultation by the Welsh government on proposals to reform housing associations in Wales.
The Law Society recently responded to a government consultation on the housing white paper 'Fixing our broken housing market'.
The Law Society has recommended that the Welsh Assembly investigate the impact of two key pieces of housing legislation introduced in recent years.
Read the Law Society response to the House of Lords Select Committee call for evidence on the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
Read the Law Society's response to the Welsh government's consultation on its white paper Renting Homes Wales.
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The Mental Health and Disability Committee and the Housing Law Committee are part of the Law Society's Legal Affairs and Policy Board.The committees work to develop Law Society policy and promote improvements in practice and legal services.
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