Armstrong v Ashfield District Council

Landlord and tenant – Secure tenancy. Where the tenant had breached the terms of the tenancy agreement during the period of suspension of a possession order, the automatic discharge of the suspended possession order did not apply. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division also held that the judge had been entitled to look at the substance of the matter and examine the merits of the local authority's claim to be entitled to proceed to execute the warrant for possession it had obtained with a view to enforcing the possession order.

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