No. I am assuming that since they will not respond to my demand that the dispute be put before the local magistrates court that they have such powers in reserve and will use them.
In their letter rejecting the Dispute Form V991 they say "If payment is not received further enforcement action will be taken as matters cannot remain unresolved." Are you quite sure that they cannot just turn up and seize my car? I have demanded that magistrates hear my case but they ignored this just as they have ignored (or rejected) everything else I have said about the matter!
No. They say that I did not send them a "Sorn" informing them that my vehicle was taken off the road. I did complete the form on line just before I returned to Florida where I live most of the year at the end of October and the car was taxed for two more months and insured continuously until my return this year. It was kept in my garage and never used by anyone else. I did not use it this year until the MOT was renewed and the tax renewed. I have done nothing wrong except perhaps I messed up on line ( I am 68!). But, their system may be at fault! On principle I will not pay them the £80, since reduced to £40 if I just pay up like a good boy.
I hope that by going to court I can convince them that I DID fulfill my obligation to comply with the legislation. They say that their system did not record it. Did it malfunction or did I? Whatever you or they may think about that the fact is, and they can check this, that the vehicle was never used on the road illegally. I thought that I was innocent until proved guilty! And, I do NOT accept that I have committed any offence!
When do you sleep?
I told you earlier that I completed the process on line. I returned to Florida at short notice so that seemed the best way. Consequently I was not in UK to see if they confirmed it by post or not.
I am going to bed now but I will continue this in the morning.