I left him in peaceable possession
of the city of York, and the whole surrounding neighborhood.
So the dogs remain in peaceable possession
of the streets.
Defense of one's home is provided enhanced protection under Canadian law: Everyone who is in peaceable possession
of a dwelling, and everyone lawfully assisting him or acting under his authority, is justified in using as much force as is necessary to prevent any person from forcibly breaking into or forcibly entering the dwelling without lawful authority.
1) Every one who is in peaceable possession
of a dwelling-house or real property, and every one lawfully assisting him or acting under his authority, is justified in using force to prevent any person from trespassing on the dwelling-house or real property, or to remove a trespasser therefrom, if he uses no more force than is necessary .
The court also rejected a claim that the protesters were in peaceable possession
of the park and used only reasonable force to protect their property against tresspass by the tactical unit.
Davies, conversely, maintains that William governed both native Saxons and Norman colonists by "the ancient common law of England long before the Conquest" and therefore "obtained a peaceable possession
of the kingdom within few years.