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Case of the week: Crime-prevention defence under Protection from Harassment Act 1997

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    Hayes (FC) v Willoughby [2011] EWCA Civ 1541 SC (0 other reports)

In this week's case of the week, provided by DLA Piper, the Supreme Court considers a claim under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 that was brought by one employee against another. It considers the scope of a potential defence to acts committed under the Act if an individual's course of action was pursued for the purpose of preventing or detecting crime.