Guidance

Changes to how the Blue Badge scheme is enforced

Changes to legislation which affect how the Blue Badge scheme is administered and enforced by local authorities.

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These changes have come into force. See guidance for English local authorities on administering and enforcing the Blue Badge scheme.

Documents

Blue Badge scheme: enforcement changes

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Blue Badge scheme: enforcement changes

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This circular provides information on changes to legislation affecting the day-to-day administration and enforcement of the Blue Badge scheme by local authorities. In particular, it describes new powers for local authorities to retain badges following on-street inspections and to employ enforcement officers in plain clothes.

Published 8 October 2013