Part 3London Cabs and Private Hire Vehicles

London cabs and private hire vehicles: fixed penalties

17Fixed penalty cab and private hire vehicle offences

(1)Where on any occasion an authorised officer finds a person who he has reason to believe has on that occasion committed an offence under any of the enactments—

(a)specified in columns (1) and (2) of the table set out in Schedule 1 to this Act; and

(b)described in column (3) of that table;

the authorised officer may give that person a notice offering him the opportunity of discharging any liability to conviction for that offence by payment of a fixed penalty.

(2)Sections 18 to 21 (fixed penalties) shall apply in respect of fixed penalty notices under this section.

(3)Schedule 2 to this Act shall have effect with respect to financial provisions relating to the administration and enforcement of this section and sections 18 to 21 (fixed penalties).

(4)In subsection (1) “authorised officer” means a person authorised in writing by TfL for the purposes of sections 17 to 21 of this Act.