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3. For paragraph 40 (scales of fares excluding extras) there shall be substituted the following—
“40.—(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, the fare payable for the hiring of a motor cab shall be according to the following scale—
(a)a hiring charge of £1.00, and
(b)in respect of any part of the hiring during which the cab travels at a speed exceeding 10.34 miles an hour, at the rate of 20p for 256.5 metres or, if the fare shown on the taximeter is £8.60 or more, at the rate of 20p for 171 metres, and
(c)in respect of any part of the hiring during which the cab is stationary or travels at a speed not exceeding 10.34 miles an hour, at a rate of 20p for 55.5 seconds or, if the fare shown on the taximeter is £8.60 or more, at the rate of 20p for 37 seconds.
(2) In any case where the fare according to the scale prescribed in sub-paragraph (1) above would be less than £1.40 the fare payable shall be £1.40, and in any other case where the fare would exceed a multiple of 20p by a sum which is less than 20p the fare payable shall be the next higher multiple of 20p.”
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