§666-11  Judgment; writ of possession.  If it is proved to the satisfaction of the court that the plaintiff is entitled to the possession of the premises, the plaintiff shall have judgment for possession, and for the plaintiff's costs.  Execution shall issue accordingly.  The writ of possession shall issue to the sheriff, deputy sheriff, police officer, or other person authorized by the rules of court of the circuit where the premises are situated, commanding the sheriff, deputy sheriff, police officer, or other person authorized by the rules of court to remove all persons from the premises, and to put the plaintiff, or the plaintiff's agent, into the full possession thereof. [CC 1859, §943; RL 1925, §2784; RL 1935, §4021; RL 1945, §10410; RL 1955, §240-11; am L 1963, c 85, §3; HRS §666-11; am L 1972, c 90, §8(f); gen ch 1985; am L 1989, c 211, §10; am L 1990, c 281, §11; am L 2012, c 142, §10; am L 2013, c 116, §§18, 25(17); am L 2015, c 101, §4]

 

Note

 

  The repeal and reenactment note in the main volume took effect on June 30, 2020, pursuant to L 2015, c 101, §4.

 

Case Notes

 

  Defendant cannot be defaulted if defendant appears without filing written pleadings.  14 H. 590 (1903).

  Writ may issue at any time after judgment unless stayed by law.  23 H. 65 (1915).

  Appeal as a supersedeas.  27 H. 308, 321-322 (1923); 27 H. 362, 367 (1923).

  Issuance of writ does not deprive defendants of right of appeal.  27 H. 362, 366 (1923).

  Cited:  19 H. 65, 67 (1908); 20 H. 712, 713 (1911).

 

 

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