The bailiff may have committed an offence such as:
- illegal entry
- charged wrong costs and fees seized goods which are exempt orbelong to another person
- failed to provide the correct documents or obtained an invalid walking possession agreement
- sold goods below their market value seized goods which are worth far more than the debt
Complaints about the actions of a bailiff should be made to the firm of the bailiff and the legal body or authority who employ or use the bailiff.
County Court Bailiffs
Complaints should be made to the Chief Clerk of the County Court.
Private Bailiffs who collect Fines
Complaints should be made to the Clerk of the Justices of the Magistrates’ Court.
Private Bailiffs who collect Council Tax, etc
Complaints should be made to your local city Council.
If a debtor wants to take legal action against a bailiff they should seek legal advice from a solicitor.