Reports of Bankruptcy and Company Cases Volume 4

Reports of Bankruptcy and Company Cases Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: Registrar of a certain item in the applicant's bill of costs. On 22 December, 1896, the high bailiff levied upon certain goods of the debtor to the value of 25l. 10s. 8d., under an execution for 20l. 11s. 3d. and costs, upon a judgment recovered against the debtor in the County Court. On 23 December, the high bailiff received from the debtor's landlord a written claim for 55l. rent, for which amount he the same day distrained, pursuant to section 160 of the County Courts Act, 1888, upon certain other goods of the debtor to the value of 61l. 15s. On 29 December, the high bailiff received notice of a receiving order against the debtor, and thereupon delivered up the goods in his possession to the official receiver, who on the same day gave to the landlord the usual undertaking to pay the rent and costs. The high bailiff subsequently delivered his bill of costs to the oflicial receiver, from which it appeared that although he had only one man in possession he charged 10s. a day for five days under the execution, and 10s. a day for five days under the distress for rent, so that for four days he was charging ll. a day for one man in possession. With reference to the charge for the distress, the item (item 3) of the bill of costs was as follows: "Distrained under claim for rent for 55l. and costs, five days' possession fees at 10s. per day, 2l. 10s." The Registrar in taxing the bill reduced this item to 10s. by disallowing the double claim for the four days. On 28 January, 1897, objections to the disallowance of the 2l. were carried in by the bailiff, and were considered by the Registrar, who refused to alter his decision. The Registrar's decision was affirmed by the County Court Judge. The high bailif more

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