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London Hackney Carriage Act 1831

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  1. Introductory Text

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  8. 26.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  9. 27. Penalties, if not paid by drivers, to be levied on proprietors;

  10. 28. who shall be entitled to recover from the drivers.

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  14. 35.†Hackney carriages standing in any street shall be deemed to be plying for hire; and the driver thereof refusing to go with any person liable to a penalty of 40s.

  15. 36. Compensation to be made to drivers improperly summoned for refusing to carry any person.

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  17. 38—40.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  18. 41. Persons refusing to pay the driver his fare, or for any damage, may be committed to prison.

  19. 42.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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  22. 47. Deposit to be made for carriages waiting.

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  24. 49.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  25. 50.†Penalty for permitting persons to ride without consent of the hirer, 20s.

  26. 51.†Improperly standing with carriage, or feeding horses in the street; refusing to give way to or obstructing any other driver or depriving him of his fare; penalty 20s.

  27. 52—54.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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  29. 56.†Proprietors, drivers, or watermen misbehaving, penalty, 5l. Licence may be revoked.

  30. 57. Justices empowered to award compensation to drivers or watermen for their loss of time in attending to answer complaints which shall not be substantiated against them.

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  42. 73.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  43. 74. Construction of the terms used in this Act.

  44. 75—78.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    1. SCHEDULES (A)—(C)

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    2. SCHEDULE (D)

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