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X (Minors) v Bedfordshire County Council; and associated cases




LTL 30/6/95; [1995] 2 AC 663; [1995] 3 WLR 152; [1995] 3 All ER 353; [1995] 2 FLR 276; [1995] 3 FCR 337; [1995] 7 Admin LR 705; [1995] Fam Law 537; Times, June 30, 1995; Independent, June 30, 1995 1995-06-30

The rights of individuals to seek private law remedies for breaches of public law duties did not arise unless it could be shown that the statute creating the duty also intended a remedy and that the exercise of the discretion was outside the ambit of the discretion created by statute.