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Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981

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36Revocation and suspension of road service licences

(1)Subject to subsection (2) below, a road service licence may be revoked or suspended by the traffic commissioners who granted the licence on the ground that there has been a contravention of any condition attached to it.

(2)The traffic commissioners shall not revoke or suspend a road service licence unless, owing to the frequency of the breach of conditions, or to the breach having been committed intentionally, or to the danger to the public involved in the breach, the commissioners are satisfied that the licence should be revoked or suspended.

(3)On revoking or suspending a road service licence the traffic commissioners shall send notice thereof—

(a)to the chief officer of police of every police district in which the service to which the licence relates was provided ; and

(b)to each of the councils mentioned in section 31(5)(a) to (c) of this Act in whose area that service was provided.

(4)A road service licence suspended under this section shall during the time of suspension be of no effect.

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