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COVID-19 Protection from eviction (updated 17 Sept)



The Westminster government has passed the Coronavirus Act 2020 containing provisions relating to protection from eviction. The Welsh government has passed enabling legislation in order to comply with this. The Scottish government has passed the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 with similar provisions. The Northern Ireland government is in the process of passing their own legislation covering this area. This factsheet covers what we know so far.

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