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.
On 2 and 9 April 2020, the Chamber President issued Practice Directions regulating the business of Parking and Bus Lane Appeals during the Covid-19 pandemic. Both Practice Directions contained commitments to review those arrangements on 1 May 2020 and thereafter. Regular reviews have been conducted. With effect from 15 June 2020, Practice Direction 2 of 2020 (Proxy Appeals) is revoked with immediate effect. Practice Direction 1 of 2020 shall continue to be in force and will be regularly reviewed, as circumstances dictate.
The Practice Directions can be found here.
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
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
FOAM link: https://foam.pblaonline.scot/