945. Extended discretion of the court in possession claims.

Except where the court1 is satisfied that the landlord2 is entitled to possession of the dwelling house3 on any of the mandatory grounds4, or where the landlord has given the required notice5 in the case of an assured shorthold tenancy6, the court may7:


    (1)     adjourn, for such period or periods as it thinks fit, proceedings for possession8 of a dwelling house let9 on an assured tenancy10; and


    (2)     on the making of an order for possession of a dwelling house let on an assured tenancy, or at any time before the execution of such an order, stay or suspend