Part 3London Cabs and Private Hire Vehicles

Private hire vehicles

26Public register of licences not to include holders' addresses

(1)Section 23 of the 1998 Act (particulars to be kept in public register of licences) shall be amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1)(a), leave out “and address”.

(3)In subsection (2), after “the register” insert “kept under subsection (1)”.

(4)After subsection (2) insert—

(3)The licensing authority shall maintain a supplementary register containing, for each licence issued under this Act, the address of the person to whom it is granted.

(4)The licensing authority may disclose the address of a licence holder to any person only if it appears to the authority that the person has a sufficient reason for requiring that information..