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330 Grounds for possession

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C: SECURITY OF TENURE

1: ORDERS FOR POSSESSION

330 Grounds for possession

A court must not make an order for possession of a dwellinghouse subject to a protected occupancy1 or statutory tenancy2 except in the cases contained in the Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976 Schedule 43. The Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976 adopts the same approach as the Rent Act 1977 and provides two types of grounds for possession:

  1. 330.1

        discretionary cases where the court may make an order for possession only if it considers it reasonable to do so4; and

  2. 330.2

        mandatory cases where

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