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Enforcement of possession warrants and orders

This content applies to England

Procedure for eviction by county court bailiffs or High Court enforcement officers, and the actions tenants can take after eviction.

County court possession warrants

Enforcement procedure in county courts, duty to deliver notices, and suspension of warrants before the execution of the possession order. 

High Court possession writs

Enforcement procedure in the High Court, duty to deliver notices, and suspension of writ of possession or writ of control. 

Tenants legal remedies after eviction

Actions that can be taken after eviction, including applications to set aside executed warrants in cases of oppression and appeals. 

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