*McDonald (by her litigation friend DM) v McDonald and others

Landlord and tenant – Eviction. The Supreme Court, in dismissing the appellant's appeal, held that a court, when entertaining a claim for possession by a private sector owner against a residential occupier, should not be required to consider the proportionality of evicting the occupier, in the light of s 6 of the Human Rights Act 1998 and art 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

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