168 Assistance dogs in taxis
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation

168  Assistance dogs in taxis

(1)     This section imposes duties on the driver of a taxi which has been hired—

(a)     by or for a disabled person who is accompanied by an assistance dog, or

(b)     by another person who wishes to be accompanied by a disabled person with an assistance dog.

(2)     The driver must—

(a)     carry the disabled person's dog and allow it to remain with that person;

(b)     not make any additional charge for doing so.

(3)     The driver of a taxi commits an offence by failing to comply with a duty imposed by this section.

(4)     A person guilty of

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