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If a company is registered in Scotland do bailiffs have jurisdiction

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If a company is registered in Scotland do bailiffs have jurisdiction for a parking ticket offence that was issued in England and recover the costs for non payment of a parking ticket in England
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Scots Law
Expert:  JGM replied 3 years ago.
Thank you for your question.

English bailiffs have no jurisdiction in Scotland for any matter.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.


Thank you, that is very helpful. If we have a branch/depot in England do the bailiffs have jurisdiction in that depot?

Expert:  JGM replied 3 years ago.
Yes they do, if the company has a place of business in England then jurisdiction is established.