1136. Grounds and orders for possession; in general.

The court must not make an order for the possession of a dwelling house1 let under a secure tenancy2 except on one or more of the grounds set out in Schedule 2 to the Housing Act 19853, or on the absolute ground for anti-social behaviour4.

The court may not make an order for possession:

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    (1)     on the grounds set out in Part I of Schedule 2 to the Housing Act 19855, unless it considers it reasonable to make the order6;

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    (2)     on the grounds set out in Part II of Schedule 2 to the Housing Act 19857, unless it is