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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 ...

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    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. ...

  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 ...

  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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

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    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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - PROTEST

    HSBC cleans up Occupy site while stragglers defy deadline to move

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... spokeswoman said the bank had helped three protesters remove their belongings after they chose to comply with the court's instructions. The bank said it would work with the court bailiff on the timing and execution of the writ of possession - the removal of the remaining protesters - although it would be up to the bailiff to carry out the eviction. Notices on the site yesterday told ...

  10. Overwhelmed by mountains of marketing junk

    Posted May 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to scrutinise all deals like that at Grand Promenade as soon as they are signed, rather than throwing sand to extinguish public dismay once a fire is already blazing. A.L. NANIK, Tsim Sha Tsui Bailiff law reform On a recent trip to Hong Kong, I took time out to visit some fellow bailiffs from your judiciary. Let me explain that I am a senior bailiff working in the British public sector ...




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