Colinio wrote:It seemed the only way to respond to absurdist posts along the lines of "Well, we saw the double yellow lines, and we saw the car with the camera, and we spoke to the man in the car and he told us what he was doing, and we parked there anyway, and now we're outraged that we got a ticket, and we must fight this outrageous challenge to our liberty"Since the leader of Southwark Council sees fit to get involved in this issue, and it remains legal (and for some, essential and cheaper) to operate a car in central London I don't think anyone benefits from multiple inflammatory, entirely unconstructive, deeply sarcastic remarks about Havel, the Sahara and kittens.
Gavin Smith wrote:thanks Gavin, I read that but was unsure if that pertained to the date southwark might mark the letter/pcn.Parking fines are not subject to the Magistrates' Courts Act six-month limitation period since matters of parking contravention were decriminalised by the 1991 Road Traffic Act.
However, if the PCN is issued on the basis of CCTV evidence (and is served after the alleged contravention) by post, then you must be served (I.e. receive) with the PCN within 28 days of the alleged contravention date. If not, the PCN itself is defective and the council ought to rescind it.
However, that is quite apart from the fact that the vehicles were, arguably, legitimately loading/unloading and thus were not ''parked"
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