Help with bailiff entry to home

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#1 Help with bailiff entry to home

Post by mail123 » 12 Aug 2017 15:37

I had a visit from a bailiff and they got access to my house while I was out via a back door left unlocked by the kids.

I know that they cold re-enter the house now as they have had access once. But I have just moved house, can they re-enter my new address without my permission? Or do they have to be invited in here too?

Thanks for your help in advance.

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#2 Re: Help with bailiff entry to home

Post by Schedule 12 » 12 Aug 2017 16:16

They have to be invited.

Even if the bailiff previously entered, it's not license to re-enter by force.

To enter homes by force. Three things must happen.

1. The bailiff must make a complaint Controlled Goods agreement.
2. The listed goods must be inside the property.
3. The occupant refuses entry.
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