South Australian Current Regulations

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        (1)         The sheriff may recover expenses reasonably incurred by the sheriff in the performance of duties imposed on the sheriff by or under the Act or any other Act.


Expenses reasonably incurred that the sheriff may recover include—

            (a)         cleaning and maintenance of property;

            (b)         labour and removal of goods;

            (c)         cartage;

            (d)         storage;

            (e)         insurance;

            (f)         advertisements;

            (g)         seizure and maintenance of animals;

            (h)         postage;

                  (i)         telephone calls;

            (j)         engaging assistants;

            (k)         engaging auctioneers or agents;

            (l)         conducting a sale of land or goods.

        (2)         The sheriff may require—

            (a)         a deposit as security for the payment of fees before commencing a proceeding or at any time during the course of the proceeding; and

            (b)         a written undertaking to pay any further fees which may become payable above the amount of the deposit.

        (3)         The prescribed fee for service of a document or execution of a process is payable despite the document not being served or the process not being executed if—

            (a)         the officer who attempted to serve the document or execute the process obtained information about the defendant of value to the plaintiff; or

            (b)         the sheriff is satisfied that other special circumstances exist justifying the fee,

and a written report on the results of the attempted service or execution has been provided to the plaintiff.

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