Holley v Sutton London Borough Council [2000]

Facts

  • The Council left a derelict boat unattended
  • Some children starting trying to repair the boat
  • The boat fell onto one of the children

Issue

  • Could the Council be held liable?

Decision

  • Yes

Reasoning

  • It was foreseeable that children could be injured playing on the boat, which encompassed repair attempts
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Posted in Tort Law Revision Notes.

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