LRC Reports

The Replevin Act (1978)

Keywords: replevin; recovery; goods; personal; property; chattel; rent; distress; wrongful; detention; Replevin Act; relief; interim; summons; procedure; sheriff; power; repeal

The Replevin Act permitted the speedy recovery of personal property that had been wrongfully withheld from a person entitled to possession. This project undertook a review of the Act and made recommendations to replace its antiquated procedures with a new remedy, to be located within the Rules of Court.

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