Author: Dennis Chapman
Published: November 7, 2014
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A recent ruling by the Traffic Penalty Tribunal has led to 13 motorists in Gloucestershire receiving a refund of their parking fines.
The situation only applies in cases where councils outsource parking enforcement to contractors.
What had happened was that the private contractors were handling appeals, which is a breach of the legislation.
If others have received parking tickets and appealed in these same circumstances, there appears to be a good chance the penalty may be quashed.