Taxi and private hire vehicles

Taxi and private hire vehicles guidance:

Part 12 of the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010), imposes duties both upon the drivers of hackney carriages and private hire vehicles (PHVs) and local authorities to enable...

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Hackney carriages and private hire vehicles A 'hackney carriage' is a vehicle which is licensed to 'ply for hire', that is to provide a taxi service and wait on taxi...

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Statutory rights of the appeal Statutory rights of appeal only extend to decisions to refuse to grant or renew a licence against the attachment of conditions to a licence...

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Deregulation Act 2015 From the 1 October 2015, sections 55A and 55B have been inserted into the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (1976) (LG(MP)A 1976) by...

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This Practice Note summarises the law in relation to taxi licensing. In particular it considers licensing requirements for ‘hackney carriages’ and ‘private hire vehicles’...

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Taxi touting under the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 It is an offence for a private individual to offer a taxi service by picking up people from the street....

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