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 Act, and protection must be sought elsewhere.
Lord Justice Ward and Sir Martin Nourse
England and Wales
Applied – 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 . .
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Housing, Crime, Local Government
Updated: 27 April 2022; Ref: scu.174713