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The Local Services (Operation by Taxis) Regulations 1986

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4.—(1) The provisions specified in the first column of the Table to the extent that they are part of the taxi code, subject to the exceptions and modifications specified in the second column thereof, are hereby prescribed as applying in relation to a vehicle to which these Regulations apply.

(2) Where any part of the taxi code is contained in provisions made by or under any local Act, then any such provisions which have substantially similar purpose and effect to those provisions prescribed by paragraph (1) of this regulation are hereby prescribed as applying in relation to a vehicle to which these Regulations apply.

(3) The provisions so prescribed shall apply—

(a)whether or not the use of the vehicle to provide a local service is within the local taxi area for that vehicle, and accordingly any limitation in those provisions to that area shall have no effect when the vehicle is being so used; and

(b)subject to the modification that any reference to a hackney carriage includes a reference to a vehicle to which these Regulations apply.

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Column 1Column 2
Provisions PrescribedModifications
The 1847 Act, section 37–65Section 52 is modified by the omission of the words from “or if the driver” to “or any less number”; and sections 53–59, 62 and 64 are excepted.
Public Health Act 1875, section 251None.
The 1976 Act, Part II

Sections 63, 65–67, 69, and 75 are excepted.

Section 64(1) is modified by the omission of the words “other than a hackney carriage”.

Any byelaws made under section 68 of the 1847 Act or conditions attached to a licence under section 47 of the 1976 Act with the purpose in either case of regulating—

a. the display of the licence number on the vehicle.

b. the number of persons that may be carried in the vehicle;

c. the wearing of a badge by the driver;

d. the safe custody and redelivery of any property accidentally left in the vehicle;

e. the reporting of accidents;

f. the tampering with any taximeter with which the vehicle is provided;

g. the civil and orderly behaviour of the driver and the precautions to be taken by him in regard to the safety of passengers; and

h. the equipment and fittings of the vehicle;

and any byelaws prescribing penalties for breach of the above-mentioned byelaws.

None.

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