Private: Keep Out – Hardwicke Chambers

Posted January 10th, 2012 in human rights, news, repossession by sally

“Since the cases of Manchester CC v. Pinnock [2010] UKSC 45 and LB Hounslow v. Powell [2011] UKSC 8 it is clear that the County Court must have, and does have, the power to assess in every case whether the making of a possession order in respect of a person’s ‘home’ is ‘proportionate’ for the purposes of art.8 of the European Convention on Human Rights. However, this is in the context of a local authority land owner seeking an order for possession.”

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Hardwicke Chambers, 20th December 2011