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Just and Reasonable

  • Term used by courts in discretionary cases, e.g. s.8 HA'89 discretionary grounds 9 to 17 judges can refuse possession orders if it is 'just and reasonable' in all the circumstances.
  • Nevertheless the tenant is now on notice that a repeat offence is likley to be treated more seriously.
Published: 28 September 2015 Last Updated: 17 November 2021