When enforcing any debt a bailiff/enforcement agent must abide by statutory regulations. Under this category of our website we have provided the following pages to outline each legislation as simply as possible.
To read any of the pages simply click on the various links below.
Schedule 12 of the Tribunal Courts and Enforcement Act 2007.
The procedure to enforce any debt by a bailiff/enforcement agent comes from Schedule 12 of the Tribunals,Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 (TCEA). It’s supporting legislation is outlined below.
The Taking Control of Goods Regulations 2013…..An Introduction
The Taking Control of Goods Regulations 2013 outlines the entire procedure that must be followed by a bailiff/enforcement when enforcing a Magistrate Court fine, a Liability Order for council tax arrears/non domestic rates and unpaid penalty charge notices (PCN’s). An introduction to The Taking Control of Goods Regulations can be read here.
The Taking Control of Goods (Fees) Regulations 2014
The Taking Control of Goods (Fees) Regulations 2014 outline the fees that can be applied by a bailiff/enforcement agent when enforcing debts. Our page on this subject can be read here.
The Taking Control of Goods Regulations 2013…..Statutory Notices
When enforcing any debt a bailiff/enforcement agent is under a legal obligation to provide statutory notices to the debtor. Each statutory notice (together with a link) is explained in detail here.
The Taking Control of Goods National Standards 2014
The Taking Control of Goods National Standards 2014 are intended for use by all enforcement agents, the enforcement companies that employ them and the creditor (in most cases the local authority or HMCTS) who use their services. Our detailed page on this subject is here.