Form

Form N11R: Defend a claim for possession of a rented property

Tenants can use this form to tell the court why they have rent arrears and if they disagree with what their landlord has put on the ‘claim for possession’ form.

Documents

Defence form

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Ffurflen Amddiffyniad (adeilad preswyl ar rent) / Defence form (Rented residential premises)

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Details

A court will send this form to the defendant with the claim for possession. The court will also tell the defendant the date of the hearing.

If you want to respond to the claim, you should complete the form and return it to the court within 14 days of receiving it.

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Published 1 April 2006