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    • you need to realise that for every person that does come to CAG and register and tell their story...there are poss 10'000 that don't but search the interweb whereby threads that are here pop up relating to like issues they are searching upon.   Most CAG siteteam and many other registered Caggers give advice that bears this in mind and post information which not only informs the starter of a thread upon what to do, but also takes into consideration the readers from the interweb that also read the relevant advice given that might not be brave enough to register and fess up.   to that end, there is very little alternative than to appear to give 'grief' [you deserve it - tough] to a cagger should certain previous advice not have been followed.....yours is a very classic case of such. hey I've found a backdoor CCJ.   to put it bluntly, had you have followed such previous advice, you most certainly would not be in the situation you are in here now.. .so by example, not giving you grief, for future readers...………..   ...never ever move without informing a debt owner of a move of address on any consumer debt that you last used or paid within the last say 7yrs. your credit file is a major key to ascertaining that information.... .but don't just read this advice come to the consumeractiongroup.co.uk website and let us help.   lecture over... what can you do..or more importantly....what can a claimant do now they have a default forthwith judgement against you. well we can't guess.... they might simply ignore it as 1000's of people with CCJ's find out..but it becomes an issue should you wish to say get a mortgage, remortgage or further credit.   i'm not going to enter into any of that here...that's for the reader to start a thread here and seek advice on their individual situation specific to them as you have done....   so...  bearing the all of the above in mind...over to you with regard to this backdoor CCJ.   as for the other debts that you didn't action before...go read your old thread and action what appropriate advice is given there for each type of debt that has been given should you wish to avoid any further backdoor CCJ's.   dx                    
    • hello my very good helpful friend. I am afraid to say that i did not. As i did not realise the relevance of it.   Should i be doing this right now of anyone on my credit file ?   Plz don't give me grief if u have already advised me...   do i do the ccs request now to everybody in that thread ?    
    • aha busted and stupid ...no wonder you've got mixed information here. never trust anything they say ..they have a very bad reputation for stating the truth.   now can you go get your credit file please..   there are cases whereby a council on historic CTAX debts do go for a county court CCJ, but a liability order from a magistrates court has far more clout legally than a county court CCJ and i've never heard of a court sending a bailiff out for 'multiple' CCJ collection.   me thinks he is pulling the wool here a bit and has looked at your credit file and seen CCJ's too so thought he'd chance his arm and use those as further leverage.   don't worry about the sat visit simply ignore do not answer the door if he appears. your task is too gather data at present.   credit file please..        
    • Hi there, the company name on the bit of paper is:   Bristow & Sutor   Says the total amount £990.49 and this includes £235 enforement stage fees,  The CTAX was owed to North Tyneside Council. The guy also said that it wasn't just for CTAX. Other debts were combined.   I did leave other debts behind too when I moved. Perhaps a utility bill, credit card debts and a Provi doorstep loan.   I think the guy said that he would be back Saturday too. This is what I'm trying to avoid multiple visits. Don't want my mam to get upset.   Thanks for the help.   Bear
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Hello Everyone

 

 

 

I bought a secondhand ride on lawn mower on 24th March this year, it was from a dealer and was advertised online, but I can't remember which site. It cost £3200 I paid by bacs, because of the drought I have only used it for 5 hours (by the mower hour clock) so far, last night it dumped the transmission oil out and lost all drive, it looks like it has been repaired and bodged up as I can see instant gasket sealant hanging out. Without getting a mechanics opinion I would think that it needs a new hydrostatic transmission. Do I have any rights under the sale of goods etc etc. It is a domestic machine and I bought it to cut my own lawns not as a business.

 

 

 

I have contacted the seller, his reply was more or less "tough luck, not my problem" . I did quote this:

Under the Consumer Rights Actlink3.gif 2015, goods should be of a satisfactory quality, fit for purpose and as described. My rights have been breached because the item you sold me is faulty. I would like a refund/repair/replacement."

He replied that as it was a secondhand vehicle I only had 30 days to complain.

 

 

Do I have any right to a refund? I have looked at the Consumer Rights Actlink3.gif 2015 but it's in legalese, I think I might have grounds to send it back as it's within 6 months but I can't find a specific reference so that I can metaphorically use it to beat the seller over the head with.

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Think you need to look at all of the sales information and contract. Is the lawnmower in the condition as it was advised by the seller ? Has it been used and maintained per the manufacturers operating manual since you have had it ?

 

Suggest you have the lawnmower taken to a local specialist repair centre. The lawnmower manufacturers may have a list of UK centres that can help you. Ask for a condition report and estimate for repairs.

 

Armed with the condition report and repair estimate, it is then a case of examining the case you can make against the seller. I.e. The seller should have been aware of defects that existed when they sold the machine.


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From a commercial seller you have the same protections as you would a new item. The 30 day issue is that you cannot reject to get a full refund. If the item is faulty within 6 months you can ask for repair or refund for an appropriate sum. You don't have to prove the faults by getting a report within 6 months, however, it the seller refuses to assist, then getting a report might help you quantify amount, if you took this to small claims court.


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Thread moved to On Line Stores Forum...please continue to post here to your thread.

 

If you made the purchase on line then The Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 is also applicable to your purchase

 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2013/3134/contents/made

 

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