CHAPTER 833
ENTRY AND DETAINER

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Sec. 47a-43. (Formerly Sec. 52-462). Complaint and procedure: Forcible entry and detainer; entry and detainer.
Sec. 47a-45a. Finding. Judgment. Costs. Title to land not affected.
Sec. 47a-46. (Formerly Sec. 52-465). When double damages allowable.

      Sec. 47a-43. (Formerly Sec. 52-462). Complaint and procedure: Forcible entry and detainer; entry and detainer.

      Subsec. (a):

      Cited. 87 CA 180.

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      Sec. 47a-45a. Finding. Judgment. Costs. Title to land not affected.

      Subsec. (a):

      Trial court did not err in failing to award plaintiffs attorney's fees as a recoverable cost under this subsection. Statutory provision is devoid of any express language authorizing an award of attorney's fees, court will not presume that legislature intended for statute to operate in derogation of the long-standing common-law rule disfavoring award of attorney's fees to prevailing party. 87 CA 779.

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      Sec. 47a-46. (Formerly Sec. 52-465). When double damages allowable.

      Trial court did not err in failing to award plaintiffs attorney's fees as a recoverable cost under this section. Section is devoid of any express language authorizing an award of attorney's fees, court will not presume that legislature intended for statute to operate in derogation of the long-standing common-law rule disfavoring award of attorney's fees to prevailing party. 87 CA 779. Where damages awarded under section encompass the same conduct as for damages awarded pursuant to Sec. 47a-18a, the sum for actual damages may not be included in the award pursuant to both Secs. 47a-18a and 47a-46. 89 CA 836.

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