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Hackney carriagesU.K.

37 Hackney carriages to be licensed. U.K.

The commissioners may from time to time licence to ply for hire within the prescribed distance, or if no distance is prescribed, within five miles from the General Post Office of the city, town, or place to which the special Act refers, (which in that case sahll be deemed the prescribed distance,) [F1such number of]hackney coaches or carriages of any kind or description adapted to the carriage of persons [F1as they think fit].

Textual Amendments

F1Words repealed (E.W.) (prosp.) by Transport Act 1985 (c. 67, SIF 126), s. 16, Sch. 8

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C2Ss. 37–66, 68 repealed as to public service vehicles by Road Traffic Act 1930 (c. 43, SIF 108), Sch. 5

C3Ss. 37–65 applied with modifications by S.I. 1986/567, regs 3, 4