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Motor Traffic (Cabs – Fares and Charges) (Jersey) Order 2017

Official Consolidated Version

This is an official version of consolidated legislation compiled and issued under the authority of the Legislation (Jersey) Law 2021.

 

25.200.20

 

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Motor Traffic (Cabs – Fares and Charges) (Jersey) Order 2017

THE MINISTER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE, in pursuance of Articles 38 and 46 of the Motor Traffic (Jersey) Law 1935, orders as follows –

Commencement [see endnotes]

1        Interpretation[1]

In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires –

“bank holiday” has the same meaning as in the Public Holidays and Bank Holidays (Jersey) Law 1951;

cab” means a taxi-cab within the meaning of the Motor Traffic (Cabs – General) (Jersey) Order 2021;

“public holiday” has the same meaning as in the Public Holidays and Bank Holidays (Jersey) Law 1951.

2        Hire charge for cabs

The maximum hire charge for the hire of a cab shall be calculated and charged in accordance with the table of fares and charges set out in the table in the Schedule, unless –

(a)     a different hire charge is agreed by the customer, being the person who agrees to hire the cab, with the driver of the cab before the journey commences; or

(b)     the hire is booked through a third party (whether an individual or organization) other than the driver and the hire charge is calculated in accordance with charges which, before the cab is booked, have been –

(i)      notified to the Minister, and

(ii)      published by the third party in such a way that the charges have been reasonably brought to the attention of the public.

3        Period of hire

(1)     For the purpose of calculating the hire charge for the hire of a cab the period of hire shall be taken as starting when a passenger enters the cab unless the cab has been summoned to a place when it shall be taken as starting when it arrives at that place.

(2)     The period of hire ends when the hire charge is tendered.

4        Citation

This Order may be cited as the Motor Traffic (Cabs – Fares and Charges) (Jersey) Order 2017.

 

 


SCHEDULE[2]

(Article 2)

table of cab fares and charges

Journey charges

1.

Hire starting after 7 a.m. but before 11 p.m. on any day except on a Sunday, public holiday or bank holiday (subject to 3 below)

Distance fare –

 

For the first 176 yards or any shorter journey –

£3.34

For each additional 176 yards or part of any additional such distance –

26p

Waiting charge –

 

For each 51 seconds, whether consecutive or not, during which the cab is stationary –

26p.

2.

Subject to 3 below, hire starting –

·    after 11 p.m. but before 7 a.m. on any day; or

·    after 7 a.m. but before 11 p.m. on a Sunday, public holiday or bank holiday

Distance fare –

 

For the first 176 yards or any shorter journey –

£3.30

For each additional 176 yards or part of any additional such distance –

36p

Waiting charge –

 

For each 45 seconds, whether consecutive or not, during which the cab is stationary –

36p.

3.

Hire starting –

·    after 7 p.m. on 24th December but before 7 a.m. on 27th December; or

·    after 7 p.m. on 31st December but before 7 a.m. on 2nd January

Distance fare –

 

For the first 176 yards or any shorter journey –

£5.90

For each additional 176 yards or part of any additional such distance –

38p

Waiting charge –

 

For each 28 seconds, whether consecutive or not, during which the cab is stationary –

38p.

Additional charges

1.

For each passenger in excess of 4 passengers being carried

£1.00

2.

For every fare not paid in cash

50p.

 


Endnotes

Table of Legislation History

Legislation

Year and No

Commencement

Motor Traffic (Cabs – Fares and Charges) (Jersey) Order 2017

R&O.62/2017

1 July 2017

Motor Traffic (Cabs – Fares and Charges) (Amendment) (Jersey) Order 2018

R&O.101/2018

15 October 2018

Motor Traffic (Cabs – Fares and Charges) (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Order 2019

R&O.68/2019

29 July 2019

Motor Traffic (Cabs – Fares and Charges) (Amendment No. 3) (Jersey) Order 2020

R&O.133/2020

9 November 2020

Motor Traffic (Cabs – Fares and Charges) (Amendment No. 4) (Jersey) Order 2022

R&O.72/2022

21 June 2022

Table of Renumbered Provisions

Original

Current

4

omitted, spent

5

4

Table of Endnote References



[1] Article 1                      amended by R&O.72/2022

[2] Schedule                     table substituted by R&O.101/2018, R&O.68/2019, R&O.133/2020, R&O.72/2022


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