Occupation Orders

An order to prevent someone living in your property or accessing the property and surrounding area.

Occupation orders are civil orders and can be made to prohibit someone from accessing your property or the surrounding area. They can be made if you own the property or if you are a tenant or joint tenant. They may be ordered if you are living in the other person’s home, but only for a short period. Powers of Arrest can be attached to the order, which means that the Police can arrest someone who does something that is not allowed because of the order. This is called a breach. If they breach the order, they can be brought back to court for the Judge to decide what happens next.

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