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What a PCN must contain (moving Traffic Contravention)

What a Moving Traffic PCN must contain – Checklist

 

If the PCN that you have received does not contain any of the following then it is unenforceable.

A penalty charge notice must state:

(i) the grounds on which the council or, as the case may be, Transport for London believe that the penalty charge is payable with respect to the vehicle;

(ii) the amount of the penalty charge which is payable and the currency.

(iii) that the penalty charge must be paid before the end of the period of 28 days beginning with the date of the notice; (NOTE VERY SPECIFIC TEXT)

(iv) that if the penalty charge is paid before the end of the period of 14 days beginning with the date of the notice, the amount of the penalty charge will be reduced by the specified proportion; (note very specific text)

(v) that, if the penalty charge is not paid before the end of the 28 day period, an increased charge may be payable;

(vi) the amount of the increased charge;

(vii) the address to which payment of the penalty charge must be sent; and

(viii) (a) that the person on whom the notice is served may be entitled to make representations under paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to this Act; and (b) specify the form in which any such representations are to be made.

 

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