De Falco v Crawley Borough Council: CA 1980

The court discussed the effect of statutory guidance in the form of a code: ‘the council of course had to have regard to the code: see section 12 of the statute; but, having done so, they could depart from it if they thought fit’.


Lord Denning MR


[1980] QB 460

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CitedM v London Borough of Islington and Another CA 2-Apr-2004
The applicant asylum seeker had had her application refused, and was awaiting a removal order. She had a child and asked the authority to house her pending her removal.
Held: Provided she was not in breach of the removal order, the council had . .
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Updated: 29 April 2022; Ref: scu.196550