Glossary / Traffic Penalty Tribunal

Adjudicator

Appeal

Approved device (including cameras)

Authorisation Notice

Bailiff

Bus lane

Bylaw

Challenge - Post Notice to Owner (Formal Challenge)

Challenge - Pre Notice to Owner

Charge Certificate

Civil Enforcement Authority

Civil Enforcement Officer

Civil Justice System

Clamping

Compelling Reasons

Contravention

Contravention Code

Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ)

Costs

County Court

Debt Registration

Decriminalisation

Designated Parking Bays

Discount Rate

Discretion

DVLA

Evidence

Grounds for Appeal

Loading Bay

Magistrates' Court

Notice of Appeal (NOA)

Notice of Rejection of Representations (NOR)

Notice to Owner (NTO)

Order for Recovery

Parking

Parking and Traffic Appeals Service (PATAS)

Parking Bay

Penalty Charge Notice (PCN)

Procedural Impropriety

Recommendation

Registered Keeper

Registered Keeper

Review

Signs and lines

Statutory Declaration

Telephone Hearing

Towing Away (Removal)

Traffic Enforcement Centre (TEC)

Traffic Management Act 2004 (TMA 2004)

Traffic Penalty Tribunal

The Traffic Penalty Tribunal decides appeals against parking penalties issued by Civil Enforcement Authorities in England (outside London) and Wales and against bus lane penalties issued by Civil Enforcement Authorities in England (outside London).

The Traffic Penalty Tribunal is the final stage of appeal for motorists or vehicle owners against a penalty issued by a council in England (outside London) and Wales.

Traffic Regulation Order (TRO)

Transport Act 2000

Vehicle Registration Mark (VRM)

Witness Statement


Download this diagram from the PATROL leaflet explaining the parking penalty enforcement process

parking penalty enforcement process diagram