Court powers to vary, postpone, suspend, set aside or discharge possession orders. The status of a tenancy after a possession order and appealing against it.
The status of a tenant is retained until the possession order is enforced and eviction takes place.
Types of possession orders the court can make against assured tenants and security of tenure after the order.
Landlords may claim rent arrears and costs in possession proceedings and when they take steps to enforce, judgments may appear on the credit reference file.
Courts have powers to postpone the date for possession, suspend execution of a possession order, and vary its terms.
Court powers to set aside a possession order as if that order was never made depend on whether the possession order was made at a trial.
An appeal against a possession order can usually be made only on a point of law and after getting a court’s permission to appeal.
Possession orders made against secure, assured and regulated tenants can be discharged automatically or after a tenant’s application.