owner of items left in storage/warehouse hasn't collected them for 6 months nor paid any rent. is this considered to be abandoned? what is the duration to be considered abandoned? can the items be sold off to recover lost rent?

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    answered on 25/01/2017

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    It depends on the terms of your contract with the owner. However, if you are the owner of the warehouse, then you are entitled after reasonable time to sell the items off to recover the amounts owed to you. We suggest that you preserve your records showing your attempts to contact the owner.

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