The General Regulatory Chamber is a Chamber of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland. The functions of the Scottish Charity Appeals Panel were transferred in 2018 and the functions of the Parking and Bus Lane Appeal Tribunal for Scotland were transferred in April 2020.

The President of the Chamber is Alexander Green.

Find out more about Scottish Tribunals.

Due to the current Coronavirus outbreak, please use only the below email addresses for enquiries regarding charity appeals and parking and bus lane appeals, rather than calling. The Chamber President has issued a Practice Direction relating to parking and bus lane appeals. The Practice Direction can be found here.


Charity appeals


The Charity Appeals jurisdiction of the First-tier Tribunal deals with appeals against decisions made by the Office of the the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR); the body which regulates charitable activity in Scotland.

Phone: 0131 271 4340

Email: charityappeals@scotcourtstribunals.gov.uk


Charity appeals

Parking and bus lane appeals


The Parking and Bus Lane tribunal considers appeals against Penalty Charge Notices issued by a number of councils within Scotland for parking contraventions and for three councils for bus lane enforcement notifications.

Phone: 0300 303 5760

Email: pbla@scotcourtstribunals.gov.uk

FOAM link: https://foam.pblaonline.scot/

Parking and bus lane appeals