Capital and Counties Plc v Hampshire County Council: CA 14 Mar 1997

Consolidation of cases involving question of what duty was owed by a fire service to the owners of buildings.
Whether and if so in what circumstances a fire brigade owes a duty of care to the owner or occupier of premises which are damaged or destroyed by fire.
Stuart-Smith, Potter, Judge LJ
[1997] EWCA Civ 1247, [1997] QB 1004, [1997] EWCA Civ 3091, [1997] 2 LLR 161, [1997] 2 All ER 865, [1997] 3 WLR 331
England and Wales
See AlsoChurch of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints v West Yorkshire Fire and Civil Defence and John Munroe (Acrylics) Ltd v London Fire and Civil Defence Authority and others and Digital Equipment Company Ltd v Hampshire County Council and Capital and Counties etc CA 17-Dec-1996
The court made orders for the orderly hearing of the cases which raised interdependent issues. . .

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CitedAn Informer v A Chief Constable CA 29-Feb-2012
The claimant appealed against dismissal of his claim for damages against the police. He had provided them with information, but he said that they had acted negligently and in breach of contract causing him financial loss. The officer handling his . .

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Updated: 21 April 2021; Ref: scu.276278