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Vol 22 No 4 April/May 2017

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Whistleblowing: Law and Practice

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Taking Control of Goods: Bailiffs' Powers after the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 3rd ed isbn 9781858116044

The Law of Seizure of Goods: Debtors Rights and Remedies 2nd ed


ISBN13: 9781858116037
New Edition ISBN: 9781858116044
Previous Edition ISBN: 190268110X
Published: November 2009
Publisher: XPL Law
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



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This book is written for legal practitioners and others advising those facing enforcement of debts by bailiffs. It describes the rights of the bailiff, the “distrainor” and of the debtor, the “distrainee”.

Contents include:

  • The Law of Distress- This law is widely used by landlords and local authorities yet few practitioners understand it fully;
  • The Practice of Distress- pre-levy tactics, insolvency, Bailiffs rights and wrongful distress, the procedure from issue to charges;
  • Remedies- complaints to creditors and bailiffs
Also covered is the impact of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 including:
  • an online certificated bailiff register allowing debtors to check bailiffs' certification status
  • an extension to the certification process to ensure that all bailiffs provide a Criminal Records Bureau check with their application
  • minimum training requirements and competences for inclusion in the certification process.