I am an MOt tester and recently pfailed a vehicle on a few minor aspects. The owener of this vehicle went and reported a previous vehicle I passed saying I passed wrongly. The authorities retested the vehicle and have now found a wrong spring in the vehicle and want to penalise me for this.What can I say to appeal as I passed the vehicle fully believing there was no faults. The owner may have the spring changed at a later date.Please advise.
System of Law: England-and-Wales
Nothing but they have given me 15 days to appeal
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Basically, the vehicle that I passed, got sold and the new owner had this restested and one spring failed to meet the requirements. The authority want to give me points of my MoT license and I need to appeal this. I have 15 days to do so. Can you advise on what grounds I can appeal this and help me to produce a letter to do this.
OKKWhich authority is this and which offence?
The Vehicle and Operator Services Agency which falls under the DfT.
I do not want points on my MOT license as this is my livelihood and could affect my work.
Can you advise how I can appeal this?
Yes, I know VOSA. So which legislation? Or have they not told you?
The motor vehicle tests regulations.
Apologies if I'm not being clear.
Is this all the information you require?
How soon can I expect a response from you?
I'm sorry, I thought I had posted to explain but it obviously didn't come out.I'm afraid I'm not able to draft appeal documents for you so I have opted out for others.I can help you with the procedure.
When you say you have opted out for others what does this mean exactly?
Please help with the procedure.
What do I need to cite in the letter and what grounds would i appeal on?
Also can you tell me what information needs inputting into the letter?
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