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  1. More powers for bailiffs 'won't help poor recovery rate'

    Posted May 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Bailiffs executing court orders to seize property and chattels from delinquent debtors usually have little success- but the judiciary does not think increasing their powers ... the previous year. The success of an order's execution depended on many factors beyond the control and responsibility of the Bailiff's Office- including whether the debtor had the means ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/679365/more-powers-bailiffs-wont-help-poor-recovery-rate
  2. News - Hong Kong - PROTEST

    Armed with court order, bailiffs sweep Occupy activists from HSBC site

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung, Ada Lee

    ... protesters evicted Bailiffs and security guards evicted the final handful of "Occupy Central" activists from outside HSBC headquarters yesterday, ending their almost year-long campaign amid scuffles that left at least four people injured. Three activists were arrested for assault after more than 30 bailiffs plus 100 security guards and police officers began the eviction at 10am. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1034493/armed-court-order-bailiffs-sweep-occupy-activists-hsbc-site
  3. Activists jeer as Housing Society, bailiffs evict protesting tenant

    Posted Jul 14th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Peter So

    ... Peter So and Joyce Ng More than 30 activists staged a sit-in yesterday as bailiffs moved in to acquire the last flat in an urban renewal project in Sham Shui Po. The flat was being rented ... to the building to stop the bailiffs and society staff from getting in. They eventually gained access through the back door amid jeers from the protesters. Mr Wong, who was first notified of the impending ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/686781/activists-jeer-housing-society-bailiffs-evict-protesting-tenant
  4. Union takes up bailiff's complaint

    Posted Apr 21st 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Jonathan Li A staff union has demanded the Judiciary chief reverse a decision forcing an assistant court bailiff to retire, claiming the penalty did not match ... assistant court bailiff, Mr Ma, on Tuesday, claiming unfair treatment. According to the union's chairman, Felix Cheung Kwok-biu, Mr Ma was forced to retire last month after a disciplinary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/497470/union-takes-bailiffs-complaint
  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Evicted father threatens to jump

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 04:48am by Olga Wong

    ... fifth-floor flat as bailiffs arrived to kick them out to make way for a redevelopment project after eight years of talks failed to satisfy their demands. The 59-year-old man and his son, 28, were ... were told last week they would have to move out of the home at 187D Hai Tan Street yesterday. When bailiffs arrived, the father refused to leave and climbed out of a window. An inflatable ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1531045/evicted-father-threatens-jump
  6. Digging in

    Posted Mar 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fung Hing, 76, is forcibly removed from his Shamshuipo tyre repair shop after the bailiffs moved in yesterday to seize his premises. Mr Fung is one of two shop owners who refused to move to make way for an urban renewal project. Full report- C1 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/448617/digging
  7. News - World

    World Cup arena awaits its second act in Brazil's Amazonas city of Manaus

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 12:07am by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... valued host cities". "When the World Cup was first announced I was very resistant to it- the investment was too much," said Marilia Freire, a local bailiff who was in the crowd ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1551398/world-cup-arena-awaits-its-second-act-brazils-amazonas-city-manaus
  8. Owners regain control of business

    Posted Aug 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui The owners of Mong Kok budget hotel Tatami Hampton will regain control of the business when the receiver and bailiff vacate the premises at 10am on Monday. The Bank of East Asia took over the hotel on June 18, after winning a court ruling in January to recover a 1997 debt that eventually ballooned to HK$86 million. Its owner, Labour Buildings, has paid the bank ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/649262/owners-regain-control-business
  9. News - Hong Kong

    Occupy Central protesters evicted from HSBC building

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 11:26am by Lai Ying-kit

    ... removed without resistance, minor scuffles occurred as activists refusing to leave lay down on mattresses and chairs. Scores of security staff and bailiff officers walked through tents, sofas ... some protesters shouted at guards telling them to leave. “Get away. This is a private place and these are private properties,” one female activist shouted at a team of bailiffs standing aloof ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1033963/occupy-central-protesters-being-evicted-hsbc-building
  10. Criminal law may lend teeth to civil rulings

    Posted Jul 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the enforcement of civil judgments in general. In a number of such cases, having rulings complied with can be a long, arduous, costly and time-consuming process. Bailiffs are generally called in when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/644613/criminal-law-may-lend-teeth-civil-rulings

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