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A warrant authorizing distraint.‘the landlord took out a distress warrant in respect of the outstanding rent’
- ‘Magistrates were told he had been served with a bailiff's distress warrant last month.’
- ‘The distress warrant gives the bailiff the ability to seize goods to the value of the fine and add some on to cover their costs.’
- ‘If the letter is ignored, the tax office will issue a ‘distress warrant’ demanding the taxpayers settle their tax obligation within 14 working days.’
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