Search Legislation

Motor Hackney Carriages (Belfast) (Amendment) By-Laws (Northern Ireland) 1997

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Opening Options

 Help about opening options

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

1997 No. 365

ROAD TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES

Motor Hackney Carriages (Belfast) (Amendment) By-Laws (Northern Ireland) 1997

Made

11th August 1997

Coming into operation

22nd September 1997

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) By-Laws (Northern Ireland) 1997 and shall come into operation on 22nd September 1997.

By-Laws amended

2.—(1) 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) shall be amended in accordance with paragraphs (2) and (3).

(2) For By-Law 9 there shall be substituted—

9.  The several streets specified in the first column of the Schedule to these By-Laws annexed shall at the sites specified in column 2 of said Schedule be the prescribed public street stands for Motor Hackney Carriages not exceeding the number specified in column 3 of the said Schedule. The hours available for use of the prescribed public street stands by Motor Hackney Carriages shall be the times specified in column 4 of the said Schedule.

  • A vehicle other than a licensed Motor Hackney Carriage standing or plying for hire shall not wait on any such prescribed public street stands during the times specified in column 4 of the said Schedule..

(3) For the Schedule 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.
  • East Side:

    (a)

    from a point approximately 21 metres south of the south kerbline of Albion Lane for a distance of 5 metres in a southerly direction. Carriages shall stand in single line by the kerbline and parallel therewith, facing south;

1Between the hoursof 7.00 p.m. and 7.00 a.m.

(b)from a point approximately 46 metres south of the south kerbline of Albion Lane for a distance of 14 metres in a southerly direction. Carriages shall stand in single line by the kerbline and parallel therewith, facing south.

3Between the hours of 7.00 p.m. and 7.00 a.m.
CORPORATION SQUARE
  • North Side:

    (a)

    from a point 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 single line by the kerbline and parallel therewith, facing east;

4At any time

(b)from a point approximately 140 metres east of the east kerbline of Corporation Street in an easterly direction. Carriages shall stand in single line by the kerbline and parallel therewith, facing east.

3At 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 single line by the kerbline and parallel therewith, facing south.1At any time
DONEGALL SQUARE EAST
  • East Side:

    (b)

    from a point 7 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;

4At any time

(b)from a point 7 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.

4At 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.
FISHERWICK PLACEWest Side: in the lay-by, from a point approximately 24 metres north of the north kerbline of Grosvenor Road for a distance of 15 metres in a northerly direction. Carriages shall stand in single line by the kerbline parallel therewith, facing north.3At any time
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 single line by the kerbline and parallel therewith, facing north.3At any time
East Side: from a point approximately 10 metres south of the north kerbline of Glengall Street for a distance of 14 metres in a southerly direction. Carriages shall stand in single line by the kerbline and parallel therewith, facing south.3Between the hours of 7.00 p.m. and 7.00 p.m.
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 approximately 51 metres north of the north kerbline of Eglantine Avenue for a distance of 20 metres in a northerly direction. Carriages shall stand in single line by the kerbline and parallel therewith, facing north.4Between the hours of 7.00 p.m. and 7.00 a.m.
East Side: from a point approximately 60 metres south of the south kerbline of Wellington Park for a distance of 10 metres in a southerly 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..

Revocation

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

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of the Environment on

L.S.

J. Ritchie

Assistant Secretary

11th August 1997.

Explanatory Note

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

These By-Laws revoke and replace with amendments By-Law 9 of and the Schedule to the Motor Hackney Carriages (Belfast) By-Laws made by the Council of the County Borough of Belfast on 4th June 1951.

The amendments are as follows—

By-Law 9 now makes reference to the hours available for the use of taxi stands by taxis, and prohibits the waiting by a vehicle (other than a licensed taxi) on taxi stands during these hours.

The new Schedule makes provision for new taxi stands at Fisherwick Place, Great Victoria Street and Bradbury Place. The existing stands on the west and east side of Malone Road have been relocated and the number of spaces on the west side increased from two to four. The existing stand at Oxford Street has been removed.

The Motor Hackney Carriages (Belfast) (Amendment No. 3) 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-Law is S.R. 1996 No. 543

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources