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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—licensing trackerThis tracker is focused on licensing and is intended to be used to track key developments, legislation,...
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10th Jun
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Can someone who doesn’t actually drive a hackney cab but may have a share in the ownership, eg a spouse, be considered a proprietor for the licensing...
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Produced in partnership with David Wilson of a2z licensing 6th Jun
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How can a local authority appoint an authorised officer?An authorised officer, is any officer of the local authority who is permitted in writing for...
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Produced in partnership with David Wilson of a2z licensing 6th Jun
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In a civil complaint (appeal) in the magistrates’ court, a taxi licensing complaint, by a taxi driver, was dismissed. The taxi driver has now appealed...
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Produced in partnership with Denis Edwards of Normanton Chambers 6th Jun
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Is the correct chain of delegation for most criminal enforcement by way of the Local Government Act 2000 rather than by the Local Government Act 1972...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Rule 6th Jun
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What is plying for hire and taxi touting?The High Court has repeatedly stated that each case must be decided on its own facts. The behavior set out...
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Produced in partnership with David Wilson of a2z licensing 5th Jun
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Assuming the appeal against a licensing decision has been lodged within the 21-day deadline, is there a deadline for the appellant to pay the court...
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Produced in partnership with David Wilson of a2z licensing 5th Jun
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Is it an offence for an individual to accept a private hire taxi booking without a private hire operator’s license?A 'private hire vehicle' is defined...
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5th Jun
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Taxi touting or soliciting for hireThis Practice Note covers several topics relating to potential offences committed when a taxi or private hire...
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Produced in partnership with Freddie Humphreys and Mark Howells of Kings Chambers 5th Jun
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Can a private hire vehicle operator accept a booking which includes collection outside of their area?The private hire vehicle and private hire vehicle...
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5th Jun
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Equality Act 2010—duties imposed upon the drivers of hackney carriages and private hire vehiclesSTOP PRESS: The Department for Transport has...
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Produced in partnership with David Wilson of A2z Licensing 5th Jun
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Offences relating to hackney carriages and private hire vehiclesSTOP PRESS: The Department for Transport has introduced new statutory standards for...
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Produced in partnership with Freddie Humphreys of Kings Chambers 5th Jun
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Where a local authority has produced a licence, which incorrectly states a longer licence period than the period it decided decided to grant, what is...
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Produced in partnership with David Wilson of a2z licensing 5th Jun
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Taxi and private hire vehicles enforcementDeregulation Act 2015On 1 October 2015, sections 55A and 55B were inserted into the Local Government...
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Produced in partnership with David Wilson of a2z licensing 5th Jun
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Rights of appeal against licensing decisionsSTOP PRESS: The Department for Transport has introduced new statutory standards for taxi and private hire...
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Produced in partnership with David Wilson of a2z licensing 5th Jun
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Taxi licensingThis Practice Note summarises the law in relation to taxi licensing. In particular it considers licensing requirements for ‘hackney...
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Produced in partnership with David Wilson of a2z licensing 5th Jun

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