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In Heeremac VOF v Munro, a Scottish criminal appeal court holds that an accused company is entitled to be told of specific details of alleged deficiencies in its risk assessment.
In Harris v Evans and the HSE, the Court of Appeal confirms that HSE advice to local authorities leading to the issue of improvement and prohibition notices cannot, save in exceptional circumstances, be the subject of a negligence claim, even if the advice is negligent and causes economic loss.
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