The Forcible Entry Act 1623 (21 Jac 1 c 15) was an Act of the Parliament of the Kingdom of England. It provided that any judge who already had a statutory power, on enquiry, to give restitution of possession of freehold land in respect of which forcible entry or forcible detainer was being committed, was to have the same power, on an indictment for forcible entry or forcible detainer committed in respect of land held for a term of years to give restitution of possession of that land.
Forcible Entry Act
- Halsbury's Statutes, Third Edition, volume 18, page 412
- The Statutes, Third Revised Edition, HMSO, 1950
- ^ The citation of this Act by this short title was authorised by section 5 of, and Schedule 2 to, the Statute Law Revision Act 1948. Due to the repeal of those provisions, it is now authorised by section 19(2) of the Interpretation Act 1978.
- ^ These words are printed against this Act in the second column of Schedule 2 to the Statute Law Revision Act 1948, which is headed "Title".