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Policy and Government

CAP responds to the Civil Procedure Rule Committee’s consultation on enforcement of possession orders

calendar26 April 2019

At present, you can go through the County Court or High Court to evict someone. It's a quicker process through the High Court and the evictee receives no notice of the time or date of their eviction. CAP is in support of bringing in a statutory notice period for High Court, as there is in the County Court, which would help people make alternative housing arrangements or provide more time for them to seek advice. We are also in support of bringing in safeguards to prevent cases being unnecessarily transferred to the High Court.

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