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The Road Traffic (Fixed Penalty) (Offences) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

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Amendment of the Road Traffic (Fixed Penalty) (Offences) Order

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2.  In Schedule 1 to the Road Traffic (Fixed Penalty) (Offences) Order (Northern Ireland) 1997(1) (fixed penalty offences) after item 50ZC insert—

50ZDSection 5Operating a taxi service for or in respect of the carriage of passengers at separate fares in contravention of section 5(1)(c).
50ZESection 12Using a taxi in standing or plying for hire or reward or to carry passengers for hire or reward except under a taxi licence in force for that taxi.
50ZFSection 14Failing to present the taxi for inspection and testing in contravention of section 14(2).
Failing to notify the Department of required details of a change of taxi ownership within 14 days in contravention of section 14(5)(a).
Failing to return the taxi licence and the plate, disc, sign or distinguishing mark where there is a change of taxi ownership in contravention of section 14(5)(b).
50ZGSection 15Failing to exhibit taxi licence plate, disc, sign or distinguishing mark in or on a taxi in contravention of section 15(2) and regulation 12 of the Taxi Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015(2).
50ZHSection 16Demanding additional rates, fares or charges or more than the maximum rate, fare or charge fixed in contravention of section 16 and regulations 13 and 14 of the Taxis (Taximeters, Devices and Maximum Fares) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015(3).
50ZISection 17Failing to display the prescribed rates, fares and charges in a taxi in contravention of section 17 and regulation 12 of the Taxis (Taximeters, Devices and Maximum Fares) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015.
50ZJSection 18Using a taxi in standing or plying for hire or reward or to carry passengers for hire or reward without an approved taximeter and/or device constructed or adapted for the production of receipts in contravention of section 18(1).
Using a taxi in standing or plying for hire or reward or to carry passengers for hire or reward where taximeter or device becomes defective or a seal on a taximeter is missing or broken in contravention of section 18(6) and regulation 11 of the Taxis (Taximeters, Devices and Maximum Fares) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015.
Using a taxi for hire or reward with more than one taximeter and/or more than one device constructed or adapted for the production of receipts fitted to the taxi in contravention of section 18(2).
Subject to the exemptions prescribed in regulation 15(2) of the Taxis (Taximeters, Devices and Maximum Fares) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015, failing to issue a receipt produced by the device constructed or adapted for the production of receipts to the person who hired the taxi or paid the fare in contravention of section 18(4).
Unlawfully tampering with a taximeter or device constructed or adapted for the production of receipts in contravention of section 18(8).
Failure to operate the taximeter in contravention of section 18(6) and regulation 10 of the Taxis (Taximeters, Devices and Maximum Fares) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015.
Causing or permitting a Class C or D licensed taxi to be fitted with a taximeter or device in contravention of section 18(1) and regulation 3(3) of the Taxis (Taximeters, Devices and Maximum Fares) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015.
50ZKSection 19Carrying a greater number of passengers than that prescribed for the taxi.
50ZLSection 20Subject to Article 57(3) of the Road Traffic Offenders (Northern Ireland) Order 1996, causing or permitting the use of a licensed taxi for an unpermitted use, in contravention of section 20 and regulation 8(1) of the Taxi Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015.
Using a Class C taxi without a duly completed journey form in contravention of section 20 and regulation 8(3) of the Taxi Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015.
Using a taxi for hire or reward without the fitment of suitable fire extinguishing apparatus in contravention of section 20 and regulation 23 of the Taxi Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015.
Using a taxi for hire or reward without the fitment of a fully inflated spare tyre, an efficient lifting jack and a wheel brace or similar tool in contravention of section 20 and regulation 24 of the Taxi Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015.
Using a taxi for hire or reward without steps and handrails in contravention of section 20 and regulation 18 of the Taxi Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015.
Using a taxi for hire or reward whilst the bodywork, doors, upholstery and fittings of the taxi are in contravention of section 20 and regulation 20 of the Taxi Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015.
Using a Class B taxi for hire or reward without a wheelchair sign in contravention of section 20 and regulation 26 of the Taxi Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015.
Using a taxi for hire or reward without a roof sign in contravention of section 20 and regulation 25 of the Taxi Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015.
Causing or permitting the display on a Class C taxi of a roof sign or other external markings which advertises the taxi as carrying passengers for hire or reward in contravention of section 20 and regulation 27(3) of the Taxi Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015.
Causing or permitting the display of any wheelchair accessible logo, information or advertisement on the roof sign of a Class A, C or D taxi in contravention of section 20 and regulation 27(4) of the Taxi Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015.
Using a taxi for hire or reward with insufficient baggage space in contravention of section 20 and regulation 22 of the Taxi Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015.
50ZMSection 22Driving a taxi when it is standing or plying for hire or reward or carrying passengers for hire or reward without a taxi driver licence in contravention of section 22(1).
Subject to Article 57(3) of the Road Traffic Offenders (Northern Ireland) Order 1996, causing or permitting, by the owner or operator, the driving of the taxi for hire or reward without a taxi driver licence in contravention of section 22(3).
50ZNSection 24Failing to wear a taxi driver badge and display all other evidence of identification in such position and manner as to be plainly and distinctly visible in contravention of section 24(3).
50ZOSection 37Failure to comply with any requirement imposed by an enforcement notice in contravention of section 37(3).
50ZPSection 39Failing to make suitable arrangements for the immediate conveyance of passengers upon being required to do so by an authorised officer or constable in uniform in contravention of section 39(2)(b).
50ZQSection 43Soliciting any person to be carried for hire or reward in a taxi in contravention of section 43(1).
50ZRSection 44Altering, with intent to deceive, the plaque affixed by the Department following the taximeter test in contravention of section 44(2)(a).
Making or possessing, as to be calculated to deceive, a thing closely resembling a taximeter plaque in contravention of section 44(2)(c).
(1)

S.R. 1997 No. 369; as amended by S.R. 1999 No. 354, S.R. 2007 No. 318, S.R. 2011 Nos. 287 and 379, S.R. 2013 Nos. 5 and 196, S.R. 2014 No. 231 and S.R. 2015 No. 349

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