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(1) OSAYANIMO MERCY AKENZUA (2) CAROLINE LIZA COY (ADMINISTRATORS OF THE ESTATE OF MARCIA ZENA LAWS, DECEASED) V (1) SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENT (2) COMMISSIONER OF POLICE FOR THE METROPOLIS (2002)

PUBLISHED October 23, 2002
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[2002] EWCA Civ 1470

There was no principle of law that excluded the action for misfeasance in public office purely because the consequence was personal injury or death rather than loss of or damage to property, and regardless of the identifiability of the victim(s). * Application for leave to appeal to the House of Lords pending.

CA (Civ Div) (Simon Brown LJ, Sedley LJ, Scott Baker LJ)

23/10/2002

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