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Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015

Section 64 – Testing of private hire car drivers

211.Section 64 amends section 13 of the 1982 Act to allow a licensing authority to require testing of applicants for a private hire car driver licence, as per the current ability to do so for a taxi driver’s licence. Licensing authorities will be able to require the same testing of both taxi and private hire car drivers or different elements of testing (or no testing) of one set of drivers.

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