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    Liability of Local Authorities for the Antisocial Behaviour of Third Parties

    Maddox, Neil (2010) Liability of Local Authorities for the Antisocial Behaviour of Third Parties. Conveyancing and Property Law Journal, 15 (3). pp. 64-71. ISSN 1393-3213

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    One of the most difficult issues facing housing authorities is its potential liability to third parties for what is commonly referred to as the "antisocial behaviour" of its local authority tenants, or those living in accommodation under licence from the local authority. The term is now defined by s.1 of the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1997 as drug-related activity andlor: . . . any behaviour which causes or is likely to cause any significant or persistent danger, injury, damage, loss or fear to any person living working or otherwise lawfully in or in the vicinity of a house provided by a housing authority.. .and.. .includes violence, threats, intimidation, coercion, harassment or serious obstruction of any person.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Tort; Justiciability; Nuisance; ECHR; Liability; Local Authorities; Antisocial Behaviour;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Law
    Item ID: 2674
    Depositing User: Dr. Neil Maddox
    Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2011 15:31
    Journal or Publication Title: Conveyancing and Property Law Journal
    Publisher: Round Hall
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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