Distress for Rent (Bailiffs) Act
- Commenced on 30 June 1933
- [This is the version of this document at 31 December 2000.]
- [Note: The version of the Act as at 31 December 2000 was revised and consolidated by the Law Reform Commission of Uganda. All subsequent amendments have been researched and applied by Laws.Africa for ULII.]
1. InterpretationIn this Act—
2. Appointment of bailiffs under certificate of certifying officerNo person, other than a landlord in person, his or her attorney or the legal owner of a reversion, shall act as bailiff to levy any distress for rent unless he or she shall be authorised to act as bailiff by a certificate in writing under the hand of a certifying officer, and such certificate may be general or apply to a particular distress or distresses.
3. Power of cancellation, etc. of certificateA certificate so granted may at any time be cancelled or declared void by a certifying officer.
4. Penalty for acting without certificateAny person, required by this Act to hold a certificate as a bailiff, who levies distress for rent without being the holder of a certificate, is, without prejudice to any civil liability, liable to a fine not exceeding two hundred shillings.
5. Power to make rulesThe Minister may, on the advice of the Chief Justice, make rules—
History of this document
30 June 1933