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  • Sch. 1 coming into force by S.R. 2014/300 art. 2(3) Sch. Pt. 3 (This effect not applied to legislation.gov.uk. Art. 2(3), Sch. Pt. 3 omitted (22.5.2015) by virtue of S.R. 2015/257, art. 2)
  • specified provision(s) amendment to earlier commencing SR 2014/300 art. 2 Sch. Pt. 2 and 3 by S.R. 2015/257 art. 2

Section 48.

SCHEDULE 1N.I.ENTRIES TO BE INSERTED IN PART 1 OF SCHEDULE 1 TO THE ROAD TRAFFIC OFFENDERS (NORTHERN IRELAND) ORDER 1996 IN RESPECT OF OFFENCES UNDER THIS ACT

This schedule has no associated Explanatory Notes

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I1Sch. 1 in operation at 1.9.2012 for specified purposes by S.R. 2012/313, art. 2(2), Sch. Pt. 2

I2Sch. 1 in operation at 31.10.2014 for specified purposes by S.R. 2014/238, art. 2(2), Sch. Pt. 2

I3Sch. 1 in operation at 31.5.2016 for specified purposes by S.R. 2015/389, art. 2(3), Sch. Pt. 3

(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)(6)(7)
Provision creating offenceGeneral nature of offenceMode of ProsecutionPunishmentDisqualificationEndorsementPenalty Points
Offences under the Taxis Act (Northern Ireland) 2008
Section 1(3)Operating a taxi service without an operator's licenceSummarilyLevel 5 on the standard scale
Section 3(5)Knowingly keeping or making false records etc.SummarilyLevel 3 on the standard scale
Section 3(10)Operating a taxi service in respect of unlicensed taxi or in respect of taxi driven by unlicensed driverSummarilyLevel 5 on the standard scale
Section 3(11)Contravention of other operator's dutiesSummarilyLevel 3 on the standard scale
Section 4(2)Sub-contracting work to a non-licensed operatorSummarilyLevel 3 on the standard scale
Section 5(2)Contravention of provisions of or made under Chapter 2SummarilyLevel 3 on the standard scale
Section 12(2) and (3)Using, or permitting a taxi to be used, without a taxi licenceSummarilyLevel 5 on the standard scale
Section 14(6)Contravention of taxi owner's dutiesSummarilyLevel 3 on the standard scale
Section 15(3) and (4)Contravention of requirement to exhibit taxi plates etc.SummarilyLevel 3 on the standard scale
Section 16(4)Contravention of regulations relating to regulation of faresSummarilyLevel 3 on the standard scale
Section 17(4)Failure to display fares or contravention of regulations to secure publication of faresSummarilyLevel 3 on the standard scale
Section 18(6)Contravention of provisions relating to taximetersSummarilyLevel 3 on the standard scale
Section 18(8)Unlawful tampering with a taximeterSummarilyLevel 3 on the standard scale
Section 19(2)Carrying more than the prescribed number of passengersSummarilyLevel 3 on the standard scale
Section 20(3)Contravention of regulations concerning taxis or use of taxisSummarilyLevel 3 on the standard scale
Section 22(2)Driving a taxi without a taxi driver's licenceSummarilyLevel 5 on the standard scaleDiscretionary if committed by driving a taxi where no licence authorising the driving of that vehicle could have been grantedObligatory if committed as described in column 53–6
Section 22(3)Operating a taxi service driven by a taxi driver without a taxi driver's licence or owning a taxi being driven by a taxi driver without a taxi driver's licenceSummarilyLevel 5 on the standard scale
Section 22(5)Driving a taxi without a taxi driver's licence for that class of taxiSummarilyLevel 3 on the standard scale
Section 22(6)Operating a taxi service driven by a taxi driver without a taxi driver's licence for that class of taxi or owning a taxi driven by a taxi driver without a taxi driver's licence for that class of taxiSummarilyLevel 3 on the standard scale
Section 24(5)Failure to wear a taxi driver's badge or display other identificationSummarilyLevel 3 on the standard scale
Section 31(5)Failure to produce documents etc.SummarilyLevel 3 on the standard scale
Section 32(6)Failure to comply with requirement or direction to return licence, plate, etc. or badgeSummarilyLevel 3 on the standard scale
Section 37(3)Failure to comply with an enforcement noticeSummarilyLevel 3 on the standard scale
Section 39(3)Failure to make alternative arrangements for conveyance of passengersSummarilyLevel 3 on the standard scale
Section 43(1)Soliciting any person to be carried in a taxiSummarilyLevel 3 on the standard scale
Section 44(1)Knowingly etc. to make false statement or furnish false informationSummarilyLevel 5 on the standard scale
Section 44(2)Forging, possessing, documents, etc. with intent to deceiveSummarilyLevel 5 on the standard scale
Section 45(1)Obstruction of constable or authorised officerSummarilyLevel 3 on the standard scale
Section 45(2)Failure to comply with requirement of constable or authorised officer or failure to give a constable or authorised officer assistance or informationSummarilyLevel 3 on the standard scale
Section 45(3)Knowingly to make a false statement to authorised officer or constableSummarilyLevel 5 on the standard scale

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