Litigation Recent Decisions 31/10/95

Reasons for deciding intentional homelessness

R v Islington Borough Council, ex parte Hind (1995)

CA (Peter Gibson LJ, Otton LJ and Sir Roger Parker) 17/10/9Summary: Scope of housing authority's duty as to presenting its finding of intentional homelessness in a proper, adequate and intelligible form in accordance with s.64(4) Housing Act 1985 to an applicant.

Appeal as to dismissal of an application for judicial review on the ground that the housing authority had failed to give proper reasons for its decision under s.64(4) Housing Act 1985.