555. Restrictions on mortgagee's ability to obtain possession order.

555.     Restrictions on mortgagee's ability to obtain possession order.

A mortgagee will be restrained from obtaining possession except when it is sought bona fide for the purpose of enforcing the security1. Likewise, although the court has a power to make an order for possession against one of two joint mortgagors, it would not in general be appropriate to do so where it would be of no benefit to the mortgagee, especially where the mortgagors are husband and wife2. The mortgagee's ability to enforce his security is also restricted by the application for and existence of