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an officer of the court who is employed to execute writs and processes and make arrests etc

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He said: ``Wa rrants of possession have been issued by the courts for both sites and the matter is in the hands of the bailif fs.
The Lakes bailif John Howse, conceded there was an ongoing problem of complaints from anti-angling residents concerning illegal parking and litter but added: "The vast majority of anglers are conscious of their obligations to the countryside.
Unemployed Newbery will appear before a High Bailiff or Deputy Bailif on Monday.