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Poplar Housing And Regeneration Community Association Limited v Donoghue

8 May 2001
The issues

Rights to make an order -possession of assured short hold tenancy.

The facts

This is a case involving the Court’s powers under Section 21(4) of the Housing Act 1988 in dealing with its rights to make an order for possession of an assured short hold tenancy. I mention it merely because in coming to its decision the Court of Appeal found that in certain circumstances the role of a Housing Association could be so closely simulated to that of a Local Authority that it was performing public functions to which the provisions of the convention for the protection of Human Rights and fundamental freedoms apply.

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