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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)

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)
Published on: 21 July 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • 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

Article summary

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. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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