Wednesday, 10 June 2020

COVID-19: POSSESSION MORATORIUM EXTENDED

The freeze in England and Wales on property possession proceedings being progressed in the courts and possession orders being enforced by county court bailiffs or High Court enforcement agents is being extended until 23 August 2020. Proceedings and orders against trespassers are excluded. The Civil Procedure (Amendment No 2) (Coronavirus) Rules 2020 SI 2010/582 are responsible and cover the same ground as the amended CPR PD 51Z.