A Warrant of Execution is used by County Court Bailiffs to enforce a judgement and to enter an individual's home or business premises to seize their belongings to sell and pay off the debt. A Warrant of Execution can be used where the debt owed ranges from £50 - £5,000. No additonal court hearing is necessary. The Bailiff will go to the individuals address and can accept payment from the debtor and/or remove their goods. They may ask the debtor to sign an agreement that he or she will not remove or dispose of their goods until he or she has paid the debt they owe.
The Bailiff can take into control a wide range of goods within the debtor’s premises, including but not limited to:
The are some items that cannot be taken into control:
Third party ownership – If the Bailiff takes into control goods that do not belong to the debtor or are under a hire purchase agreement, then the third party needs to provide evidence of this to reclaim them.
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