Noun(1) an officer of the court who is employed to execute writs and processes and make arrests etc.
(1) The tenants-in-chief might then grant the land to sub-tenants in return for rents or services, or work the estate themselves through a bailiff .(2) Another criminal, this one appearing in court on drug possession charges, was arrested by a bailiff after it was discovered he'd smuggled illegal drugs into his own hearing.(3) Young people usually serve as jurors and may also fill the roles of prosecuting attorney, defense attorney, judge, bailiff , or other officers of the court.(4) Following his incitement Kelly was taken into custody by a bailiff from the county sheriff's office but was subsequently released on a $50,000 personal recognisance bond.(5) Typically officer of the court refers to a judge, clerk, bailiff , sheriff, or the like, but the term also applies to a lawyer, who is obliged to obey court rules and who owes a duty of candor to the court.(6) If they fail to do so, a bailiff will be instructed to execute a warrant to evict them.(7) Civil injunctions are enforced by the court staff and not by the police, but there is no means of calling out the tipstaff or bailiff at midnight on a Saturday night to deal with a drunken partner.(8) Judge Doherty was uncertain about the standard of proof in a criminal case, so in a time-honored tradition of judicial review, he consulted his bailiff .(9) The one who escaped submitted a statement to the local court: the sheriff declared the arrest illegal, fined the bailiff , and insisted that the original dispute over labour payments could be heard only when the men were freed.(10) My questions are: is it correct to ask for money to pay the bailiff or for an arrest or is it a bribe?(11) As for resisting eviction, League members knew that if only they could stop the process server or bailiff from actually serving the ejectment writ or civil bill on the occupier, then no eviction could take place.(12) The bailiff was attempting to levy distress on behalf of the authority.(13) He allegedly claimed he had a 12-bore shotgun and threatened officers, a bailiff and officials with death after they turned up to throw him out.(14) In those circumstances, the police officers were not justified in arresting the bailiff on the ground that he declined to accede to their request that he should leave the building he had lawfully entered.(15) Gloucester ordered the bailiff to open the gates and behind the door was the most unlikely of persons.(16) It has single projecting cart bays to either side, the larger incorporating what was probably an office for the farm bailiff while the other has nesting boxes for doves.
1. bailiff ::
3. landowner ::
4. undersheriff ::
5. land agent ::
6. rent collector ::
7. bill collector ::
8. steward ::
9. factor ::
10. legman ::
11. proctor ::
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