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The Taxis (Northern Ireland) Order 2007

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I INTRODUCTORY

    1. 1.Title and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART II REGULATION OF TAXI OPERATORS

    1. CHAPTER I GENERAL

      1. 3.Requirement for operator’s licence

      2. 4.Operator’s licences

      3. 5.Duties of licensed operators, etc.

      4. 6.Hirings accepted on behalf of another operator

    2. CHAPTER II HIRING OF TAXIS AT SEPARATE FARES

      1. 7.Hiring of taxis at separate fares — General

      2. 8.Compliance with a Departmental taxi-sharing scheme

      3. 9.Advance booking

      4. 10.Operator’s licence authorising separate fares

      5. 11.Information

      6. 12.Functions in relation to operator’s licence authorising separate fares

      7. 13.Appeals in relation to operator’s licence authorising separate fares

  4. PART III REGULATION OF TAXIS

    1. 14.Requirement for taxi licence

    2. 15.Taxi licences

    3. 16.Duties of owners of licensed taxis

    4. 17.Identification of licensed vehicles

    5. 18.Regulation of fares, etc.

    6. 19.Display and publication, etc. of fares

    7. 20.Regulation of taximeters etc.

    8. 21.Taxis not to carry more than the prescribed number of persons

    9. 22.Regulations concerning taxis or use of taxis

    10. 23.Orders concerning taxis, taxi stands etc.

  5. PART IV REGULATION OF DRIVERS OF TAXIS

    1. 24.Requirement for taxi driver’s licence

    2. 25.Taxi driver’s licences

    3. 26.Issue of driver’s badges etc.

  6. PART V LICENCES: GENERAL PROVISIONS

    1. 27.Applications for licences, etc.

    2. 28.Power to suspend, revoke or curtail licences

    3. 29.Suspension, revocation and curtailment under Article 28: procedure etc.

    4. 30.Variation of licence on request

    5. 31.Variation of operator’s licence by Department

    6. 32.Fees

    7. 33.Production of documents

    8. 34.Return of licences, etc.

    9. 35.Register of licences

    10. 36.Appeals

    11. 37.Effect of appeal on decision appealed against

  7. PART VI ENFORCEMENT

    1. 38.Enforcement notices

    2. 39.Powers of entry

    3. 40.Power to stop and examine licensed taxis

    4. 41.Power to stop and examine motor vehicles suspected of illegal taxiing etc.

    5. 42.Power of seizure

    6. 43.Regulations concerning vehicles and equipment seized under Article 39 or 42

    7. 44.Taxi touts

    8. 45.False statements, forgery and power of seizure in connection with certain documents

    9. 46.Obstruction of authorised officers etc.

    10. 47.Offences due to fault of other person

    11. 48.Offences by corporations

    12. 49.Offences

  8. PART VII MISCELLANEOUS AND GENERAL

    1. 50.Access to information

    2. 51.Payment of grants

    3. 52.Training

    4. 53.Service of notices

    5. 54.Restriction of application of other statutory provisions

    6. 55.Ancillary and transitional provisions etc.

    7. General

      1. 56.Orders and regulations

      2. 57.Consequential amendments and repeals

  9. Signature

  10. SCHEDULES:

    1. Schedule 1

      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 Order

    2. Schedule 2

      Minor and consequential amendments

    3. Schedule 3

      Repeals

  11. Explanatory Note

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