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Greater London Authority Act 1999

Section 255

372.Section 255 concerns the effect on taxis and minicabs of the change in the MPD, which is to become aligned with Greater London.  Subsections (2) and (3) provide that, when London ‘fringe’ district councils’ areas currently within the MPD move outside it, the district councils will have the power to licence taxis in those areas and each district will form a single taxi-licensing area.  Subsection (4) has the effect of imposing the taxi and minicab licensing functions, under Part II of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976, on the ‘fringe’ district councils.

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