Smart v The London Borough of Lambeth: CA 7 Nov 2013

A local authority granted a licence to a housing association which in turn allowed a housing cooperative to provide accommodation to former squatters on a licence which was initially for 5 years but was extended. A claim was made for adverse possession.

Longmore, Underhill, Floyd LJJ
2013] 46 EG 108, [2014] HLR 7, [2013] EWCA Civ 1375
England and Wales
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CitedZH and CN, Regina (on The Applications of) v London Boroughs of Newham and Lewisham SC 12-Nov-2014
The court was asked whether the 1977 Act required a local authorty to obtain a court order before taking possession of interim accommodation it provided to an apparently homeless person while it investigated whether it owed him or her a duty under . .

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Updated: 25 November 2021; Ref: scu.517466