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PROPERTY LAW ACT 1974 - SECT 149
Court’s powers in proceeding under this division
149 Court’s powers in proceeding under this division
(1) The powers conferred on a court by this division are in addition to the
powers (including any power of amending a complaint) of the court under the
Justices Act 1886 .
(2) In respect of a proceeding under this division upon a
complaint that includes a claim for the recovery of possession of land the
court shall have and may exercise all or any of its powers as if the
proceeding were upon a complaint for a breach of duty.
(3) In respect of a
claim for rent or mesne profits made before it by way of complaint under this
division the court shall have and may exercise all or any of the powers
conferred by the Magistrates Courts Act 1921 on a Magistrates Court
constituted by the person or persons who constitute the court in the
proceeding in which the claim is made.
(4) An order made in a proceeding
under this division for the payment of money (including by way of costs)
shall, for the purposes of the enforcement of the order, be deemed to have
been made by a Magistrates Court in the exercise of its jurisdiction under the
Magistrates Courts Act 1921 and shall be enforced accordingly and not
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