Hazell v Hammersmith & Fulham London Borough Council [1992]


  • The council carried out prospective transactions with public money in an attempt to raise capital


  • Were such transactions ultra vires


  • Yes


  • The function was not ancillary to the council’s permitted functions and so was not covered by s 111 of the Local Government Act 1972
RELATED CASE  McLeod v UK [1998]

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