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Interesting one this. Got a demand today from a Private parking company called Civil enforcement and being hounded by a debt agency called ZZPS. 

 

Now they say as the 28 days us up i now owe collection fees and has increased to £170

It was for some kind of shopping park called Carnegie drive retail park in Dunfermline KY12 7AU

 

NOW THE CRUNCH

 

I live in Northern Ireland and at work at the time of the alleged offence

 

No photographic evidence provided, just a demand. Of course will appeal and use poplar but any suggestions??

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Dont answer it and do not appeal.  They can never enforce it in scotland. Ever.   They have completely different laws regarding it than in england.  CE are well known to ignore this and still try.

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But doesn't POPLA cost the PPC money ?

Seems like a good opportunity to waste their time and funds.

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No point in using POPLA it doesn't exist in Scotland, the PPC hopes people will bite if they threaten enough. If they were silly enough to try court, they will get a severe tolchocking as you could never have been where the alleged breach occurred. Ignore them unless thet send a LBA then use on of ericsbrother's style letter to tell them where to go.

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Do CEL have an online portal where you can view the photographs? Sometimes it's an operator typo, sometimes it's an ANPR hiccup, sometimes it's a cloned car. If it's either of the first 2 I'd be ignoring, if it's the 3rd one I'd be informing the police (although still ignoring CEL), because if it later turned out to be used in a hit and run or something and I'd done nothing, I wouldn't want it on my conscience.

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if you can follow the above then you could very well have a good claim against them for breach of the GDPR.

Ignore the rentathreat dca though, they have nothing to do with anything ever

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