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What is a controlled goods agreement?

If someone is unable to pay their debts, enforcement officers usually become involved. A Controlled Goods Agreement (sometimes called a CGA or Walking Possession Agreement) is a document which secures the property of the debtor to their debt when immediate payment is required to the Enforcement Agents and the debtor is unable to make that […]

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What are the duties of an Enforcement Officer?

Enforcement officers work for local authorities, civil enforcement agencies and county courts. They have a key role to play in collecting outstanding debts. Sometimes, this will be by removing possessions from the debtor’s address or by repossessing the property. Enforcement officers also conduct evictions when necessary. The property and goods which are seized by enforcement […]

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What is the difference between a warrant of control and writ of control?

Warrants Of Control – An Overview Warrants of Control authorize an enforcement agent to go to the debtor’s address to collect any money owed or, alternatively, to remove goods from the address to auction. Enforcement agents are limited to the kinds of goods which they can remove. They are not permitted to remove any goods […]

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What is a County Court Judgement?

A County Court Judgement (CCJ) is a stage of debt recovery that means a court has been contacted and is now responsible for dealing with the debtor. It can be received in paper or email form, and will contain a statement of the amount owed, how conditions have not been met, what the proposed payment […]

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How do I report travellers?

Finding travellers on your land can be a disturbing event, and the first thing to do is to inform the local Police about them. Unauthorised traveller encampments on private property are treated differently than those on public land, so you may not find the local council as helpful as you might expect when it comes […]

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