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The Taxi Licensing (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2018

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1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Taxi Licensing (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2018 and shall come into operation on 20th May 2018.

Amendment of Taxi Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland)

2.—(1) The Taxi Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015(1) are amended in accordance with paragraphs (2) and (3).

(2) For regulation 9(1) (further application for a taxi licence) substitute—

Further application for a taxi licence within 21 days of refusal

9.(1) Where an applicant is notified in accordance with regulation 7(4), the applicant may make a further application for a taxi licence within 21 days from and including the date of notification.

(1A) Where a further application is made in accordance with paragraph (1) the taxi must be presented for a further inspection no later than 60 days from and including the date of notification on a date and at a time appointed by the Department..

(3) In the table in Schedule 2 (items included in inspection)—

(a)after item 4(5) “rear fog lamps” insert—

(5A) Front fog lights
(a) position
(b) condition and operation
(c) colour and visual efficiency; and

(b)after item 4(11) “end outline marker lamps” insert—

(12) Reversing lamps
(13) Daytime running lamps.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department for Infrastructure on 13th April 2018

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Elizabeth Loughran

A senior officer of the

Department for Infrastructure

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