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I have just seen this on here & wonder if anyone can help. My dad had parked in a car park, while he was doing a course & because he couldn't get to the car park machine on time (he was late on his break) he was 1 minute over time & he got a parking ticket for it!!! Surly this isn't right, the person must of been standing there counting down the time & issued the ticket. If my dad apeals will he succeed & is there anything else he can do?

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you need to say which it is Council or private car park


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you need to say which it is Council or private car park

 

My apologies i think it was private!

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time to totally ignore it then

 

do some reading in this forum

 

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is it wise to ignore it?

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There is only one course of action open to you, if it was a private car-park......

 

IGNORE IT.

 

There is no such thing as an appeal with a PPC.

It is NOT a fine! It is an unenforcible invoice that has no legal status.

Don't respond to any of their letters. Eventually, they will get fed up and chase someone else who is more easily frightened.

 

Just a [problem]...... Ignore!


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1000000000000% ignore it. It has as much merit in law as me now charging you £130 for this advise.

 

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Thanks to everyone for your advice, but i have just spoken with my dad & i've wrongly said it was a private car park it wasn't, it was on a meter!! My apologies.

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Thanks to everyone for your advice, but i have just spoken with my dad & i've wrongly said it was a private car park it wasn't, it was on a meter!! My apologies.

 

Just because it was on a meter doesn't mean it wasn't a private car park.

 

If it is a council ticket, the PCN will clearly show the council name at the top of the PCN. Please check it and confirm back which council it is.

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Ok i have double checked & the ticket was issued in the borough of Havering, Essex.

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Issued in the borough of Havering, Essex, or issued by the borough of Havering, Essex ?


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Issued IN the borough of havering!!

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Can you scan the ticket, front and back, and post it on this thread, so that we can advise you better?

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um unfortunatly, i don't have the ticket my dad does. I don't know when i'll be able to get it as he was supposed to give it to me but forgot!!

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I can't see why an official PCN would ever state it was issued IN a borough council rather than BY a borough council so are you sure of that wording?

 

Would it be too cynical of me to think a PPC would issue a scamvoice, but put somewhere prominant on it the name of the council area they happen to be operating in? :eek:

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Like i keep mentioning this is my DADs ticket. I have little info on who issued the ticket, until i actually get to see it myself. I know the ticket was issued IN the borough of Havering, so i assumed it would have been by a warden who worked for that particular borough. Trust me my dad can tell the difference between [problematic] & the real thing. As soon as i obtain the ticket i will scan it & upload so people can check it out.

 

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