Barrett v Ministry of Defence: QBD 3 Jun 1993

The MOD was liable in negligence for an airman’s death due to its breach of duty if regulations were not kept to.


Independent 03-Jun-1993


Fatal Accidents Act 1976, Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1934

Cited by:

Appeal fromBarrett v Ministry of Defence CA 3-Jan-1995
The deceased was an off-duty naval airman. The claim was based upon the alleged negligent failure of the defendant to enforce disciplinary regulations against drunkenness so as to protect the deceased against his own known proclivity for alcohol . .
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Updated: 18 May 2022; Ref: scu.78256