Supreme Court delivers key decision on possession proceedings in Circuit Court


In July 2016, the Court of Appeal held that the Circuit Court does not have jurisdiction to hear possession proceedings regarding non-rateable residential properties which are neither principal private residences nor secured by housing loan mortgages. That decision had potentially significant implications for the timing and cost of possession proceedings, and cast doubt on the Circuit Court’s jurisdiction in respect of other disputes concerning such properties.

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