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The casting out of a tenant from a tenancy. For example, a landlord may evict a resident of an apartment for non-payment of rent. Eviction may occur for a tenant's violations of the lease agreement. In general, however, the landlord must give notice a certain number of days before an eviction may take place.


The process of denying possession to a tenant.It may be one of the following:

• Actual, as when the landlord obtains a court order that the tenant vacate the premises or have his or her goods and person removed by law enforcement officials.

• Constructive, as when the landlord allows a condition to continue that renders the premises, or a part of the premises, incapable of possession and enjoyment.

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The report added that people are robbed of their right to appeal against eviction, in violation of international law.
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The Supreme Court ruled the agriculture ministry did not meet conditions of land acquisition laws when it served 10 farmers with 30-day eviction notices last month.
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Despite a last-minute appeal to have the decision overturned the eviction went ahead, and if it had not been for local supporters, including one man risking arrest, this would have happened before the tenant had even returned home from court.
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