possession order

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possession order

n
(Law) (in Britain) a court order that entitles a landlord legally to evict a tenant or squatter and regain possession of the property
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possession order

n (Brit Jur) → Räumungsbefehl m
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However, the highest proportion of homes on which possession orders were sought was in South Tyneside, where 938 orders were applied for - one for every 72 homes in the borough.
KARACHI -- intervention of office of Provincial Ombudsman Sindh a retired KMC employee has been facilitated, regarding possession orders of his plot, pending with KMC since past 27 years.
The quarterly figures from the Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals Service show 414 were possession orders where householders have to hand over their property within a specified time.
The courts have sent a clear message that offenders will be brought to justice and action taken if people breach anti-social behaviour injunctions or possession orders.
They were served with three possession orders by a judge which will force them to leave the buildings they have occupied since January 8.
The figures coincide with news that mortgage possession orders made in Huddersfield in the last quarter of 2009 decreased by 45% compared to the same quarter in 2008.
County courts reported 785 possession orders against householders unable to pay their mortgage bills between July and September - but that was a 23% fall on a year earlier.
According to figures released by the Ministry of Justice, a shocking 249 possession orders were made for homes in the city between October and December last year, as the recession took hold.
Latest government figures, showed 5,843 mortgage possession orders were approved by courts in the region in the final quarter of 2008 - an increase of 19 per cent compared to the same period a year ago.
The effects of the economic slowdown on ordinary families have been starkly exposed as the number of mortgage possession orders in Birmingham shot up by 64 per cent.
Figures released by the Ministry of Justice show that in the first quarter of this year there was an average rise across Wales of 26% in the number of mortgage possession orders - when a county court grants an order for repossession - compared with the same time last year.
Advisers at All Clear Finance are warning people with serious debts to act now after figures revealed a 66 per cent rise in the number of mortgage possession orders issued.