Opra is committed to playing a supportive and educational role to help increase understanding of - and compliance with - the legal duties and responsibilities involved in running of work based pension schemes. In February 2003, Steven Russell and William Ferguson were sentenced to a total of five and half years in prison for offences relating to a pension liberation scam first uncovered by the Opra.
The Crown Prosecution Service is the National Authority responsible for prosecuting criminal cases investigated by the police in England and Wales. Created by the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985, CPS is an independent body that works closely with the police. The head of the Crown Prosecution Service is the Director of Public Prosecutions (the Director) Ken Macdonald QC. The Director is superintended by the Attorney General, who is responsible to Parliament for the Service. The CPS employs around 8,500 staff, including around 3,000 lawyers. Every year they deal with more than 1.3 million cases in the magistrates' court and about 115,000 in the Crown Court. The Crown Prosecution Service is the principal prosecuting authority in England and Wales. It is responsible for advising the police on cases for possible prosecution, reviewing cases submitted by the police where the decision is to prosecute, determining the charge in all but minor cases, preparing cases for court and the presentation of cases at court. The role of the CPS is to prosecute cases firmly, fairly and effectively when there is sufficient evidence to provide a realistic prospect of conviction and when it is in the public interest to do so.
CRE publish workplace guidelines on racial equality The Commission for Racial Equality (CRE) has published a new code of practice for employers on racial equality. The guidelines include advice on avoiding unlawful racial discrimination and harassment, and outlines employers' legal obligations under the Race Relations Act.
DEFRA publish key trends guide DEFRA has published a new edition of its guide to key trends and other statistics on the environment. 'Environment in your Pocket 2003' includes more than 50 key data series covering: the global atmosphere, air quality, inland water quality and use, coastal and marine waters, radioactivity, noise, waste and recycling, land use and land cover, and wildlife. Available for free on the DEFRA website, and as 68 page pdf download or as print copy.
The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) is a leading human rights organization solely devoted to improving the rights of people around the world who are targeted for imprisonment, abuse or death because of their sexuality, gender identity or HIV/AIDS status. IGLHRC addresses human rights violations by partnering with and supporting activists in countries around the world, monitoring and documenting human rights abuses, engaging offending governments, and educating international human rights officials. A non-profit, non-governmental organization, IGLHRC is based in New York, with offices in Johannesburg and Buenos Aires.
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