Defective Premises – Panopticon

Posted February 28th, 2019 in defective premises, landlord & tenant, local government, news, personal injuries by tracey

‘In Rogerson v Bolsover District Council (2019) EWCA Civ 226 the appellant was the tenant of a council house. She suffered injury as the result of an accident. The issue was whether the Council could be liable under Section 4 of the Defective Premises Act 1972. The relevant defect would have been discovered if the Council had implemented a system of regular inspection. Did the Council as landlord have a duty to inspect?’

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Panopticon, 27th February 2019