- Coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown easing sees Hackney Council seek section 222 public nuisance order against ravers on London Fields (London Borough of Hackney v Persons Unknown)
- What are the practical implications of this case?
- What was the background?
- What did the court decide?
- Case details
Local Government analysis: Mr Justice Linden refused a wide-ranging order banning the drinking of alcohol on London Fields in Hackney, following the easing of coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown restrictions, but did make a limited range of interim orders against anti-social/public nuisance behaviours with a power of arrest, but only for a limited number of months, until trial in October 2020. Written by Adam Heppinstall, barrister at Henderson Chambers.
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