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London Hackney Carriage Act 1831

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IIFormer Licences to cease, and the Plates to be delivered up to the Commissioners of Stamps.

And be it enacted, That all Licences to drive, keep, and let to Hire any Hackney Coach, Chariot, or Two-wheeled Carriage, granted or to be granted by the Commissioners appointed by His Majesty's Commission for regulating and licensing such Hackney Coaches, Chariots, and Two-wheeled Carriages, under or by virtue of the said several recited Acts or any of them, shall also cease and determine from and after the said Fifth Day of January One thousand eight hundred and thirty-two ; and every Person to whom any such Licence shall have been granted shall, either before or within One Calendar Month next after the said Fifth Day of January One thousand eight hundred and thirty-two, deliver up to the Commissioners of Stamps, or to their authorized Officer, at the Head Office for Stamps in the City of Westminster, the numbered Plate or Plates appertaining to every such Licence, or, in default thereof, every such Person shall forfeit Forty Shillings for every such Plate which he shall neglect or omit so to deliver up within the Time herein-before limited for that Purpose.

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