Regina (G) v Southwark London Borough Council – WLR Daily

Posted May 21st, 2009 in children, homelessness, law reports, social services by sally

Regina (G) v Southwark London Borough Council [2009] UKHL 26; [2009] WLR (D) 159

“When a child aged 16 or 17 who had been excluded from his family home applied to the children’s service department of the local authority for accommodation under s 20 of the Children Act 1989, and he satisfied all the requirements of s 20(1), it was not open to the authority to refer the child to the local housing authority for accommodation as a homeless person under Part VII of the Housing Act 1996.”

WLR Daily, 20th May 2009


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