Sadly, the tenant may know the game is up but may be equipped with the knowledge that they can drag this out and delay eviction for a few more months. We term some 'professional tenants’ who know how to live rent free [we deal with many members who cannot believe the extremes some tenants have gone to, turning up to court in a wheel chair, saying relative have died and more) One cannot prepare for all potential outcomes, but at least you should be aware of the types of objections which are quite common.
Below in the Members's area we cover
Immigration Act revised 2016 should a landlord or letting agent fail to ensure ALL tenants/occupiers have a righto reside for the duration of the tenancy then they may be fined £3000 for each breach. The Secretary of State may instruct the landlord to remove such persons without the need of a court order by way of reasonable force
Labour market enforcement - restriction on illegal migrants to work. A labour market enforcement undertaking (an “LME undertaking”) is an undertaking by the person giving it (the “subject”) to comply with any prohibitions, restrictions and requirements set out in the undertaking
Under section 42 of the County Courts Act 1984 it is possible for the Court to transfer a matter from the County Court to the High Court for enforcement but leave (permission) of the Court is required first. The transfer time varies from court to court and can take up to 28 days, but normally takes far less. An application to seek permission can be made either at the time of making the possession claim or after possession has been ordered.