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Young v Catholic Care (Diocese of Leeds) and others




[2008] UKHL 6

2008-01-31

Case concerned limitation, abuse, and the date of knowledge provisions.  The House of Lords concluded that a construction of the legislation which had been reached by the Court of Appeal in Bryn Alyn that allowed a generous interpretation was wrong so that the claimant was held to have had knowledge of the abuse at the time that it occurred.