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Taxis Act (Northern Ireland) 2008

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Appeals in relation to operator’s licence authorising separate fares

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11.—(1) Without prejudice to any right of appeal under section 2(8) or (12), a person who has applied to be authorised under an operator’s licence to operate a taxi service for or in respect of the carriage of passengers at separate fares may by notice appeal to the Department against—

(a)a decision not to authorise the person to operate a taxi service for or in respect of the carriage of passengers at separate fares;

(b)a decision to authorise the person to operate such a taxi service in respect of the provision of particular separate fare services; or

(c)a condition (other than a prescribed condition) relating to the carrying of passengers at separate fares.

(2) The time within which a person may bring such an appeal is 21 days from the date on which the notice of the decision appealed against is served on the person

(3) On an appeal under subsection (1), the Department may decide to—

(a)confirm, reverse or vary the decision; or

(b)approve, revoke or vary the condition,

(as the case may be) as it thinks fit.

(4) The Department shall, on making a decision under subsection (3), give notice of the decision to the appellant including particulars of the grounds of the decision.

(5) Without prejudice to any right of appeal under section 2(8) or (12), a person who is aggrieved by a decision of the Department under subsection (3) may appeal to a court of summary jurisdiction against any such decision.

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