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Section 30 of the Family Law Act 1996 (FLA 1996) provides that where one spouse or civil partner is entitled to occupy a dwelling-house by virtue of either a beneficial interest or a statutory enactment and the other spouse or civil partner is not so entitled, certain rights, known as ‘home rights’ will accrue to the latter.
Those rights are the right if in occupation not to be evicted or excluded from the dwelling-house in question by the spouse or civil partner, and the right if not in occupation with the permission of the court to go into occupation. FLA 1996,
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