Definition of possession order in English:

possession order

Line breaks: pos¦ses|sion order

noun

chiefly British
An order made by a court directing that possession of a property be given to the owner or other claimant.
More example sentences
  • The Council's legal section has now been instructed to apply to the Court for a possession order which could lead to your being evicted from your home.
  • Another line of authority concerns the situation where legislation positively required the court to make a possession order.
  • Once the notice has expired, if you still require possession of the premises you must apply to the court for a possession order.

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