1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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6199-19 Bailiff or Sheriff

Implements court orders and serves legal orders and summonses as an officer of the court.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • enforces the law as an officer of the court by executing court orders such as eviction notices
  • serves legal orders and documents such as summonses and subpoenas
  • seizes or repossesses property according to court orders
  • escorts prisoners to and from courtrooms
  • keeps records of court processes served

Sheriff's Officer

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