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HOME OFFICE v. DORSET YACHT COMPANY LTD.

Lloyd's Law Reports

HOME OFFICE v. DORSET YACHT COMPANY LTD.

[1970] 1 Lloyd's Rep. 453

HOUSE OF LORDS

Before Lord Reid, Lord Morris of Borth-y-Gest, Viscount Dilhorne, Lord Pearson and Lord Diplock

Negligence-Dub of care-Damage to yacht by escaping Borstal trainees-Whether Home Office or Borstal officers owed duty of care to yacht-owners-Scheme setting up Borstal institutions to secure reformation of young offenders-Discretion in supervision of Borstal trainees-Whether public policy requires immunity-Remoteness of damage.

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