Updated: 5th February 2020
“In consideration of the property distrained upon by you, as listed on the inventory dated being allowed to remain in my custody and of the delaying of its sale, I hereby acknowledge and agree that:
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A Walking Possession Agreement is part of the latter process of distraint, which means that the goods that have been seized now legally belong to the bailiff and can be removed at any time. This notice is to ensure you are aware of this and that you agree to the assets remaining in your premises for the time being. You can continue to use them providing you keep your side of the agreement, e.g. you make agreed payments. In order for a walking possession order to be valid, a bailiff should have gained peaceful entry to the property and seized the goods. If this wasn’t the case, you can call us to discuss your possible options. It is not justifiable for bailiff to merely jot down a list of items that they have viewed through a window and push a walking possession order (WPO) through the letterbox for your signature.