The Disabled Persons' Parking Badge Scheme was introduced in 1971, under Section 21 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970. The Parking Badge (Blue Badge) Scheme provides a European Union wide range of parking concessions for disabled people with severe mobility problems who are unable, or find it difficult, to use public transport."The Blue Badge Scheme Local Authority Guidance (England)" provides guidance to local authorities and government organisations on determining eligibility for the Blue Badge Scheme, as well as advising on the processes involved in administering the scheme.This title includes information relating to the processing of applications, as well as grounds for refusing to issue a badge, and the appeals procedure. It includes information about how to deal with special cases such as transgender applicants and terminally ill applicants. It also includes information about the enforcement of the Blue Badge Scheme as well as guidelines regarding the misuse of the blue badges and details about working with the police.