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self-help

Refers to the ability of a creditor to take steps to gain control of property currently in the possession and control of a debtor.Self-help repossession of personal property is generally allowed if it can be done without breaching the peace.Self-help eviction is generally frowned upon and may expose the landlord to liability in damages to the tenant.The time-honored but illegal practice of removing a tenant's front door in order to “paint”it is a form of self-help eviction.

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Null hypothesis: The associations between the awareness by respondents about the self help group products and the age group of the respondents is not significant.
The Table 4 reveals that majority (105) of the respondents were having awareness about the self help group products.
Table 5 reveals that majority (129) of the respondents were having awareness about the self help group products.
The distribution of the respondents on the basis of the educational qualification and their knowledge about the self help group products is presented in table 6 and it indicates that 56 respondents have completed undergraduates courses and 14 respondents studied up to the minimum qualification of SSLC.
Null hypothesis: The association between the educational qualification of the respondents and their awareness about the self help group products is not significant.
From the Table 6, it is inferred that majority (106) of the respondents have awareness about the self help group products.
The distribution of the respondents on the basis of the occupation and their awareness about the self help group products is presented in Table 7 and it discloses that 59 respondents are employed / professional, 45 respondents are engaged in business / self-employment and 6 respondents have got employment in public sector undertakings.
Null hypothesis: The association between the occupation of the respondents and their awareness about the self help group products is not significant.
Table 7 reveals that majority (110) of the sample respondents are aware of the self help group products.
Distribution of the respondents on the basis of the age and opinion about the quality of self help group products is presented in table 8 and it shows that 51 respondents belong to the age group of 24-30 years and 10 respondents belong to the age group of above 42 years.
Null hypothesis: Association between the age group of the respondents and the opinion of the respondents about the quality of the self help group products is not significant.
Table 8 shows that majority (78) of the respondents felt that the self help group products are good in quality.