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Breach of s. 11 Children Act 2004 does not necessarily preclude orders for possession

In an important decision for local housing authorities, Hertfordshire County Council v Davies, the Court of Appeal has confirmed the lawfulness of an order for possession notwithstanding that the landlord had failed to comply with its duties under s. 11 of the Children Act 2004.

Andrew Lane and Tara O'Leary, who acted for Hertfordshire County Council, explain the judgement and its significance.

 

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