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London Hackney Carriage Act 1831

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XIPersons applying for Licences to sign a Requisition for the same.

And be it enacted, That before any such Licence as aforesaid shall be granted under the Provisions of this Act, a Requisition for the same, in such Form as the Commissioners of Stamps shall from Time to Time provide for that Purpose, shall be made and signed by the Proprietor or One of the Proprietors of the Hackney Carriage in respect of which such Licence shall be applied for; and in every such Requisition there shall be truly specified and set forth the Christian Name and Surname and Place of Abode of the Person applying for such Licence, and of every Person who shall be a Proprietor or Part Proprietor of such Hackney Carriage, or who shall be concerned either solely or in Partnership with any other Person in the keeping, using, employing, or letting to Hire of such Hackney Carriage ; and in case any Person on applying for any such Licence shall neglect or omit to specify truly in such Requisition as aforesaid the Name of any Person who shall be a Proprietor or Part Proprietor of such Hackney Carriage, or who shall be concerned as aforesaid in the keeping, using, employing, or letting to Hire of such Hackney Carriage, every Person so offending shall forfeit Ten Pounds.

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