Warehouse Liens

This script explains what warehouse liens are and how they work under the BC Warehouse Lien Act. Topics include the Act’s notice requirements, the amounts a warehouse lien covers, ways to give notice of the lien and selling the goods to pay off debt.

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The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)
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October 2017 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
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BC Warehouse Lien Act, warehouse lien, give notice of the lien, goods, storage, warehouser, owner of the goods, Warehouse Receipt Act, collection of debts, pay off the debt, non-possessory lien, sell the goods, claim a lien, public auction, commercial warehouse
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