Jersey Law 2/1955
MOTOR TRAFFIC (AMENDMENT No. 5) (JERSEY) LAW, 1955.
A LAW to
amend the Motor Traffic (Jersey) Law, 1935, sanctioned by Order of Her Majesty
in Council of the
7th day of APRIL, 1955.
(Registered on the 30th day of April, 1955).
STATES OF JERSEY.
The 25th day of
THE STATES, subject to the sanction of
Her Most Excellent Majesty in Council, have adopted the following Law : -
Article 47 of the Motor Traffic (Jersey) Law, 1935, hereinafter
referred to as “the principal Law”), there shall be substituted the
following Article –
Committee of the States may fix stands for public service vehicles of any class
or description on any property under its administration and the like power may
be exercised by the Committee, with the approval of the Constable of any
parish, in relation to any highway within the parish.
States may make Regulations for determining the manner of using such stands
and, in particular, but without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing,
for restricting the use of any such stand or stands to cabs licensed under the
Regulations, and any such Regulations may contain such incidental and supplementary
provisions as appear to the States to be necessary for assuring an adequate
service of cabs so licensed at reasonable charges.
in this Article shall derogate from the power of the States to grant
concessions to the holders of Public Service Vehicle Licences
for the use of any public property or any property under the control of the
States as a station for vehicles to which those licences
relate and to make charges for the grant of such concessions.”
46 of the principal Law is hereby repealed.
At the end of Article 54 of the principal Law there
shall be inserted the following paragraph –
made by the States under this Law may provide for the recovery of monetary
penalties in respect of any offence under this Law, being a contravention of or
failure to comply with regulations, so, however, that such penalties shall not
exceed ten pounds for each offence or, where the offence consists of continuing
such contravention or failure after conviction thereof, ten pounds together
with a further ten pounds for each day on which it is so continued.”
This Law may be cited as the Motor Traffic (Amendment No. 5)
(Jersey) Law, 1955, and this Law and the Motor Traffic (Jersey) Laws, 1935 to
1949, may be cited together as the Motor Traffic (Jersey) Laws, 1935 to 1955.
To be printed, published and posted.
F. DE L. BOIS,
Greffier of the States.