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Brooks v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis and others

Author / Contributor: Jeremy Johnson QC
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Brooks v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis and others
   
Issue: Whether, for the purpose of s20 of the Race Relations Act 1976, a person seeking services must show that his needs were known by those concerned with the provision of those services; whether a duty of care is owed to those who are witnesses to or victims of a very serious crime
   
Court: Court of Appeal
   
Reference:   B2/2001/0753, 0754 & 0912 CCRTI and 2001/0753/A FC3
   
Neutral Citation:   [2002] EWCA Civ 407
   
Judge(s): Kennedy, Clarke and Hale LJJ
   
Date: 26 March 2002