||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 162 (Feb)
|| EWCA Civ 85
||Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Auld, Waller and Mantell LJJ
||Robert Owen QC and Phillip Turton (instructed by Uppal Taylor, Nottingham) for the claimants.
||Edward Faulks QC and Nicholas Fewtrell (instructed by Hill Dickinson) for the second defendant.
||12 February 2003
Limitation of actions - Limitation period - Time from which period runs - Knowledge of claimant - Claims relating to sexual, physical or emotional abuse at children's homes - Application of statutory provisions to such claims - Application of statutory provisions where conduct deliberate.
The Court of Appeal gave guidance on the application of ss11, 14 and 33 of the to claims involving sexual mistreatment and physical abuse crossing the line of reasonable discipline of young children in care homes and the like.
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