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Accelerated possession proceedings may be used in respect of properties let on an assured shorthhold tenancies (AST) pursuant to section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 (HA 1988), where a landlord is claiming possession on the grounds that the tenancy has expired only.
For guidance on the enforcement of a possession order, see Practice Note: Writs and warrants to enforce judgment—general provisions. CPR 83.26 will apply where you have obtained a judgment or order for the recovery of land, which is enforceable by warrant of possession. An
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