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Enfield London Borough Council v B (A Minor) and Another: CA 2 Sep 1999

In order to grant an injunction under the section, a person sought to be protected had to have some real nexus or connection with the residential premises involved. A connection with the area in general was insufficient. A milkman visiting residential premises might be protected, but a housing officer working in the area had no … Continue reading Enfield London Borough Council v B (A Minor) and Another: CA 2 Sep 1999

Nottingham City Council v Thames: CA 26 Jul 2002

The local authority sought an order under the Act after its staff, working at a centre on the estate where the defendant resided had been threatened. Held: There was no sufficient nexus between the staff and residence on the estate. The Enfield case was binding. The staff were not residents entitled to protection under the … Continue reading Nottingham City Council v Thames: CA 26 Jul 2002

London Borough of Bromley v Broderick: CA 16 Nov 2020

Implications of the refusal by the respondent of an offer of accommodation made by the appellant, the London Borough of Bromley. The Council notified Miss Broderick that it regarded the duty which it had owed her under section 193 of the Housing Act 1996 (‘the 1996 Act’) as having ceased as a result of the … Continue reading London Borough of Bromley v Broderick: CA 16 Nov 2020

X (Minors) v Bedfordshire County Council; M (A Minor) and Another v Newham London Borough Council; Etc: HL 29 Jun 1995

Liability in Damages on Statute Breach to be Clear Damages were to be awarded against a Local Authority for breach of statutory duty in a care case only if the statute was clear that damages were capable of being awarded. in the ordinary case a breach of statutory duty does not, by itself, give rise … Continue reading X (Minors) v Bedfordshire County Council; M (A Minor) and Another v Newham London Borough Council; Etc: HL 29 Jun 1995

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