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Execution of Judgments

Speakers: Jim Connolly, Sheriff of Tasmania, Registrar of the Supreme Court of Tasmania and Penelope Ikedife, Deputy Sheriff, Deputy Registrar of the

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  • Paper - pdf 18 pages - Execution of Judgments and the Role of the Sheriff
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Session outline:

  • Who is the Sheriff and why do we have one?
  • You have a judgment – now what?  The enforcement process for writs of fieri facias
  • What the Sheriff’s office needs from you – how you can help to make the enforcement process run smoothly
  • Writs of possession – the process, the tenants and the livestock
  • Questions

CPD Guide: 1 PS, SL
Seminar delivered in Hobart, Tasmania on 14 July 2016


Speakers: Jim Connolly, Sheriff of Tasmania, Registrar of the Supreme Court of Tasmania and Penelope Ikedife, Deputy Sheriff, Deputy Registrar of the Supreme Court of Tasmania


About the Speakers:

Jim Connolly has been the Registrar of the Supreme Court and Sheriff of Tasmania since 2012, prior to which he was the Administrator of the Magistrates’ Court for 14 years. In his role as Sheriff he is responsible for the execution of judgments and orders of the Supreme Court, including recovery of debts and property.

 

Penny Ikedife worked in private practice for 15 years, before moving to the Supreme Court in 2013.  She assists the Sheriff in the legal aspects of the role.

 

 

VIDEO: Mailed to you upon purchase


PAPER: TABLE OF CONTENTS
 

1. Overview of the Sheriff’s Functions page 3

 

2. Enforcement Workload page 3

 

3. Legislation page 3

 

4. Main Types of Writ of Execution page 4

 

5. Process – General page 5

 

6. Writs of Fieri Facias - Background page 6

 

7. Identifying the Judgment Debtor’s Property – How you can help page 7

 

8. Power to Seize and Sell Property page 7

 

9. Validity of Levy – Time Limit  page 8

 

10. Sale of Land under a writ of fi fa  page 8

 

11. Registration of Writ on Title page 9

 

12. Sheriff’s Obligations on the Sale of Land page 9

 

13. Interpleader page 10

 

14. Returns page 11

 

15. Writ of Venditioni Exponas page 12

 

16. Writ of Possession – Background page 13

 

17. Writ of Possession – Procedure page 13

 

18. Providing Vacant Possession page 14

 

19. Goods including Animals and Livestock page 15

 

20. Tenants page 15

 

21. Bankruptcy of a Debtor page 16

 

22. Garnishees page 17

 

23. Fees and Expenses page 18

 

 

 

 

$66.00 ex GST