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    • ixworth
    • By ixworth 10th Jul 17, 6:42 PM
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    CEL PCN issued to me for leased vehicle
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    • 10th Jul 17, 6:42 PM
    CEL PCN issued to me for leased vehicle 10th Jul 17 at 6:42 PM
    My lease company notified me in early May that they had received a PCN from CEL for overstaying the free period in a car park on 24th April. They said that they had responded by providing my details as the Hirer.

    On 5th July I received a one-page PCN with no supporting documentation, no photographic evidence, no reference to me as the hirer or any reference to the fact that this was in response to an earlier issued NtK.

    I'm confused as to how to proceed. On the face of it, because there's no mention of me as a hirer, this is simply a first contact for an alleged incident that took place 2 and a half months ago (74 days) which would be far too late for them to proceed (wouldn't it?).

    If the notice was clearly apparent as a Notice to Hirer, I'd follow up with the POFA 13 and 14 approach as they have failed to send the required 'documents' to me with the postal notice, by day 21 after the date they were informed of the hirer's details (back in May).

    I'd appreciate some guidance on which basis to appeal on, or would a dual defence work best perhaps? I've searched the forum btw and couldn't find anything that looked like my circumstances.

    Thanks in anticipation, A
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    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 10th Jul 17, 6:44 PM
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    • 10th Jul 17, 6:44 PM
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    • 10th Jul 17, 6:44 PM
    I would go with the POFA 13 and 14 approach and add some wording pointing out that the letter itself is woefully inadequate, if intended to be a 'NTH', but that this is your appeal as hirer/lessee.

    The whole point is to get a POPLA code and kill this off. Appeal by email.
    PRIVATE PCN? DON'T PAY BUT DO NOT IGNORE IT TWO Clicks needed for advice:
    Top of the page: Home>>Forums>Household & Travel>Motoring>Parking Tickets, Fines & Parking - read the 'NEWBIES' FAQS thread!
    Advice to ignore is WRONG, unless in Scotland/NI.

    • ixworth
    • By ixworth 10th Jul 17, 8:43 PM
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    • 10th Jul 17, 8:43 PM
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    • 10th Jul 17, 8:43 PM
    Let's give that a go then. As you say, I should in any case get a POPLA code.
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