YL v. Birmingham City Council – WLR Daily

Posted June 22nd, 2007 in care homes, human rights, law reports by sally

YL v. Birmingham City Council [2007] UKHL 27 

“A private care home providing care and accommodation for an elderly person under contract with a local authority was not exercising ‘functions of a public nature’ within s 6(3)(b) of the Human Rights Act 1998 so as to allow that person to claim against the home under s 6(1) of the Act for breach of her Convention rights when it was sought to remove her from the home.”

WLR Daily, 20th June 2007

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