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For now please clarify whether this is a Council or private fine?
This is on private land to the side of a shopping centre.
Hello are you still there?
I am, just looking something up
Ok, I am ready.
Schedule 4 of the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 states they must serve (post) a notice wihin 14 days.
It says: The relevant period for the purposes of sub-paragraph (4) is the period of 14 days beginning with the day after that on which the specified period of parking ended.
They have not.
Therefore even if you had not parked correctly its invalid.
Therefore you should write back and say it is out of time as its over 14 days.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Thanks Alex but as I was not the driver I'm not sure if they would have issued a charge on the cars screen. Would that alter matters?
In any event its not enforceable by law. They need to show there is a contract, you agreed to their terms and that they suffered a loss
Does that help?