Forced Entry -- An Englishman's Home is No Longer his Castle

Sandbrook, Claire
January 2006
Credit Control;2006, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p8
Trade Publication
The article discusses the changes in the way enforcement action is undertaken for civil court judgments on the law of force entry in England and Wales. The Domestic Violence Crime and Victims Act provides information on how modern legislation is being enacted to dismantle to the old law. The risks of this of this regulation include the need to call the police to ensure no breach of the peace when forcing entry and the safety of the enforcement officers involve in forcing entry.


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