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A

Abbreviation What It Means

A.F.A.I.K.

As Far As I Know

A.J.A.

Administration of Justice Act

A.Q.

Allocation Questionnaire

A.S.L.?

What is your Age, Sex, and Location

B

Abbreviation What It Means

B.A.G.

Bank Action Group (Another Name For CAG)

B.B.A.

British Bankers Association

B.P.A.

British Parking Association

B.R.B.

Be Right Back

B.T.W.

By the way

B.U.M.P.

Bring Up My Post

C

Abbreviation What It Means Website

C.A.B.

Citizens Advice Bureau

http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/

C.A.G.

Consumer Action Group (this site)

C.C.

Credit Card

C.C.A.

Consumer Credit Act

C.C.C.S.

Consumer Credit Counselling Service

C.I.F.A.S.

Fraud Prevention Service

http://www.cifas.org.uk/

C.E.A.

Civil Enforcment Agent (Bailiff)

C.P.R.

Civil Procedure Rules

http://www.dca.gov.uk/civil/procrules_fin/index.htm

C.R.

Credit (balance)

C.R.A.

Credit Reference Agency

D

Abbreviation Meaning

DCA

Debt Collection Agency

DD

Direct Debit

DPA.

Data Protection Act

DYL

Double Yellow Lines

E

Abbreviation Meaning

ECN

Excess Charge Notice

F

Abbreviation Meaning

FFS

No explanation required. ;)

FPN

Fixed Penalty Notice

G

H

Abbreviation Meaning

HTH

Hope that helps

I

Abbreviation What It Means Website

ICO

Information Commissioner's Office

http://www.ico.gov.uk/

I.M.O.

In My Opinion

I.M.H.O.

In My Humble Opinion

J

K

L

Abbreviation Meaning

L.O.L

Laugh out loud

L.B.A

Letter Before Action

M

Abbreviation Meaning

M.C.O.L.

Money Claim On-Line

N

Abbreviation What It Means Website

N1

Form for filing claim at County Court

http://www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk/c...ms/n1_0102.pdf

O

Abbreviation What It Means Website

OFT

Office of Fair Trading

http://www.oft.gov.uk/

P

Abbreviation Meaning

PCN

Penalty Charge Notice

POC

Particulars of Claim

PPC

Private Parking Company

PPI

Payment Protection Insurance

PM

Private Message

PSI Act

Private Security Industry Act

Q

R

Abbreviation Meaning

RK

Registered Keeper

RTA

Road Traffic Act

RTR

Road Traffic Regulations

S

Abbreviation Meaning Website

SAR

Subject Access Request

SCC

Small Claims Court

SoC

Schedule of Charges

S.I.A

Security Industry Authority

http://www.thesia.org.uk

SO

Standing Order

SYL

Single Yellow Line

T

Abbreviation Meaning

TMA

Traffic Management Act

TRO

Traffic Regulation Order

TRSGD

Traffic Signs and General Directions

TS

Trading Standards

U

Abbreviation Meaning

UCTA

Unfair Contract Terms Act

UTCCR

Unfair Terms in Consumer Contract Regulations

V

W

X

Y

Z

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