Brown v Hamilton District Council: HL 25 Nov 1982

The pursuer sought a declaration that he was a homeless person and therefore entitled to assistance.
Held: Lord Fraser of Tullybelton said that it was for consideration whether there might not be advantages in developing special procedure in Scotland for dealing with questions in the public law area, comparable to the English prerogative orders.

Lord Fraser of Tullybelton
[1982] UKHL 13, (1983) 133 NLJ 63, 1983 SLT 397, 1983 SC (HL) 1
Housing (Homeless Persons) Act 1977 17
Cited by:
CitedAXA General Insurance Ltd and Others v Lord Advocate and Others SC 12-Oct-2011
Standing to Claim under A1P1 ECHR
The appellants had written employers’ liability insurance policies. They appealed against rejection of their challenge to the 2009 Act which provided that asymptomatic pleural plaques, pleural thickening and asbestosis should constitute actionable . .

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Housing, Administrative

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Updated: 31 October 2021; Ref: scu.279748