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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.
I however, the payment is not received on time, then you will in future receive a visit from the Collector of Taxes accompanied by a bailif which may involve you in additional costs," the letter says.
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.