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London Local Authorities Act 1996

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1(1)Where—

(a)a penalty charge notice has been served with respect to a vehicle under section 4 (Penalty charge notices under Part II) of this Act or paragraph 4 (1) below; and

(b)the period of 28 days for payment of the penalty charge has expired without that charge being paid; and

(c)representations have not been made in respect of that penalty charge notice under paragraph 2 below;

the council concerned may serve a notice (in this Schedule referred to as an “enforcement notice”)—

(i)on the person who appears to them to have been the owner of the vehicle when the conduct giving rise to the service of the penalty charge is alleged to have taken place; or

(ii)where the penalty charge notice has been served under paragraph 4 (1) below on the person on whom that notice was served.

(2)An enforcement notice must state—

(a)the amount of the penalty charge payable;

(b)the grounds on which the council believe that a penalty charge is payable with respect to the vehicle;

(c)that the penalty charge must be paid before the end of the period of 28 days beginning with the date on which the enforcement notice is served;

(d)that failure to pay the penalty charge may lead to an increased charge being payable;

(e)the amount of that increased charge;

(f)that the person on whom the notice is served may be entitled to make representations under paragraph 2 below; and

(g)the effect of paragraph 6 below.

(3)The Secretary of State may by regulations prescribe additional matters which must be dealt with in any enforcement notice.

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