Policy, possession and proportionality – Nearly Legal – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted January 3rd, 2012 in appeals, defences, housing, news, proportionality, repossession by tracey

“This was a rolled up permission to appeal and appeal hearing (on which more later) for appeal to a Circuit Judge from a possession order made by a District Judge at Bromley. At issue was whether the District Judge was wrong to reject a) a proportionality defence and b) a gateway B public law defence arising from Lewisham’s failure to follow its own policy. It is interesting as an example of proportionality/gateway B defences in action in the County Court, but also somewhat frustrating, for reasons which will become clear.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 1st January 2012

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