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Motor Hackney Carriages (Belfast) (Amendment No. 3) By-Laws (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

1996 No. 543

ROAD TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES

Motor Hackney Carriages (Belfast) (Amendment No. 3) By-Laws (Northern Ireland) 1996

Made

21st November 1996

Coming into operation

30th December 1996

The Department of the Environment, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 65(1) and (2) of the Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981(1) and of every other power enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following By-Laws:

Citation and commencement

1.  These By-Laws may be cited as the Motor Hackney Carriages (Belfast) (Amendment No. 3) By-Laws (Northern Ireland) 1996 and shall come into operation on 30th December 1996.

By-Laws amended

2.  For the Schedule to the By-Laws made in respect of Motor Hackney Carriages standing or plying for hire made by the Council of the County Borough of Belfast on 4th June 1951(2) there shall be substituted—

(See by-law 9)

SCHEDULE

(1)(2)(3)(4)
StreetSite in StreetNumber of Motor Hackney CarriagesHours Available for Use
AMELIA STREETSouth Side: from a point 4.8 metres east of the east kerbline of Great Victoria Street for a distance of 35.5 metres in an easterly direction. Carriages shall stand in single line by the kerbline and parallel therewith, facing west. All gateways shall be kept clear.7At any time
BRADBURY PLACEWest Side: from a point 61 metres south of the south kerbline of Donegall Road for a distance of 20 metres in a southerly direction. Carriages shall stand in single line by the kerbline and parallel therewith, facing north. All gateways shall be kept clear.4Between the hours of 7.00 p.m. and 7.00 a.m.
CORPORATION SQUARE

North Side:

(a)

from a point

4 approximately 95 metres east of the east kerbline of Corporation Street for a distance of 20 metres in an easterly direction. Carriages shall stand in a single line by the kerbline and parallel therewith, facing east.At any time

(b)from a point

3 approximately 140 metres east of the east kerbline of Corporation Street in an easterly direction. Carriages shall stand in a single line by the kerbline and parallel therewith, facing east.At any time
DONEGALL QUAYWest Side: in the lay-by, from a point approximately 66.5 metres south of the south kerbline of Queen’s Square for a distance of 5 metres in a southerly direction. Carriages shall stand in a single line by the kerbline and parallel therewith, facing south.1At any time
DONEGALL SQUARE EAST

East Side:

(a)

from a point 7

4 metres south of the south kerbline of Chichester Street for a distance of 20 metres in a southerly direction. Carriages shall stand in single line by the kerbline and parallel therewith, facing south.At any time

(b)from a point 7

4 metres south of the south kerbline of Chichester Street for a distance of 20 metres in a southerly direction. Carriages shall stand in single line by the east kerbline of the island of Donegall Square East and parallel therewith, facing south.At any time
DONEGALL SQUARE NORTHNorth Side: from a point 12.5 metres east of the east kerbline of Donegall Place for a distance of 30 metres in an easterly direction. Carriages shall stand in single line by the kerbline and parallel therewith, facing east.6At any time
DUBLIN ROADWest Side: from a point 15 metres north of the north kerbline of Ventry Street for a distance of 13 metres in a northerly direction. Carriages shall stand in single line by the kerbline and parallel therewith, facing south. All gateways shall be kept clear.3Between the hours of 7.00 p.m. and 7.00 a.m.
GLENGALL STREETSouth Side: from a point 91 metres west of the west kerbline of Great Victoria Street for a distance of 33.6 metres in a westerly direction. Carriages shall stand in single line by the kerbline and parallel therewith, facing west.6At any time
GREAT VICTORIA STREETWest Side: in the lay-by, from a point approximately 58 metres south of the south kerbline of Glengall Street for a distance of 15 metres in a southerly direction. Carriages shall stand in a single line by the kerbline and parallel therewith, facing north.3At any time
LISBURN ROADSouth-East Side: from a point 62.7 metres south- west of the south-west kerbline of Balmoral Avenue for a distance of 15 metres in a south- westerly direction. Carriages shall stand in single line by the kerbline and parallel therewith, facing south-west.3At any time
MALONE ROADWest Side: from a point 24.5 metres north of its junction with Eglantine Avenue for a distance of 10 metres in a northerly direction.2Between the hours of 7.00 p.m. and 7.00 a.m.
East Side: from a point 64 metres north of the north kerbline of Cloreen Park for a distance of 10 metres in a northerly direction. Carriages shall stand in single line by the kerbline and parallel therewith, facing south.2Between the hours of 7.00 p.m. and 7.00 a.m.
OXFORD STREETEast Side: in the lay-by 168 metres south of the south kerbline of Queen’s Bridge for a length of 16.3 metres in a southerly direction to the southern end of the lay-by. Carriages shall stand in single line by the kerbline and parallel therewith.3At any time

Revocation

3.  The Motor Hackney Carriages (Belfast) (Amendment) By-Laws (Northern Ireland) 1991(3); the Motor Hackney Carriages (Belfast) (Amendment No. 2) By-Laws (Northern Ireland) 1992(4) and the Motor Hackney Carriages (Belfast) (Amendment) By-Laws (Northern Ireland) 1996(5) are hereby revoked.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of the Environment on 21st November 1996.

L.S.

J. Ritchie

Assistant Secretary

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the By-Laws.)

These By-Laws revoke and replace with amendments the Schedule to the Motor Hackney Carriages (Belfast) By-Laws made by the Council of the County Borough of Belfast on 4th June 1951.

They make provision for new taxi stands at Corporation Square, Great Victoria Street and Donegall Quay, and the alteration of the position of existing stands at Corporation Square and Oxford Street. The number of taxi stands in Corporation Square has been reduced from 18 to 7.

The Motor Hackney Carriages (Belfast) (Amendment) By-Laws (Northern Ireland) 1991; the Motor Hackney Carriages (Belfast) (Amendment No. 2) By-Laws (Northern Ireland) 1992 and the Motor Hackney Carriages (Belfast) (Amendment) By-Laws (Northern Ireland) 1996 are revoked as a consequence of these By-Laws.

(1)

S.I. 1981/154 (N.I. 1); see Article 2(2) for the definition of “Department”

(2)

The relevant amending By-Laws are S.R.’s 1991 No. 298, 1992 No. 526 and 1996 No. 113

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