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SECTION 96
Removal of the perpetrator of violence while assuring continued occupancy by victim
Civil Rights (CVR) CHAPTER 6, ARTICLE 9
§ 96. Removal of the perpetrator of violence while assuring continued
occupancy by victim. Actions including termination, eviction or refusal
to renew a leasehold interest or termination of any other form of lawful
occupancy through a judicial proceeding may be carried out against the
perpetrator of such violence or harm. Notwithstanding the terms of an
existing lease, written or oral, or other form of occupancy agreement,
any person with rights described in section ninety-one of this article
shall have the right to continue in occupancy, and the court may so
order, for a term equivalent to the balance of the original term and
under the same terms and conditions as provided in the original lease or
occupancy agreement.