Motor Traffic (No. 10) (Jersey) Regulations 2003

Made                                                                           29th April 2003

Coming into force                                                           6th May 2003

THE STATES, in pursuance of the powers conferred on them by the Order in Council of 26th December 1851,[1] and by Article 46 of the Motor Traffic (Jersey) Law 1935, as amended,[2] have made the following Regulations –

1        Interpretation

In these Regulations “the Law” means the Motor Traffic (Jersey) Law 1935, as amended.[3]

2        Article 9 amended

Article 9(6) of the Law[4] is amended by omitting “Public Service”.

3        Article 38 repealed and replaced

For Article 38 of the Law[5] there shall be substituted the following Article –

38      Committee to ensure adequate cab service

(1)     It is the duty of the Committee to prescribe by Order such matters as it is necessary or convenient to prescribe to ensure that, insofar as it is practicable to do so, there is an adequate, efficient and reasonably priced cab service available throughout the Island at all times.

(2)     The Committee may, in particular, prescribe –

(a)     the fares and charges payable for the hire of cabs;

(b)     the design and type of vehicles that may or may not be used as cabs;

(c)     the manner in which drivers of cabs must or must not be dressed;

(d)     the equipment that must be provided in cabs, including communication equipment and meters, and the manner in which the equipment or meters must or must not be operated;

(e)     the signs, advertisements and other material that must or must not, or may be displayed on or in cabs and the manner in which it must or must not, or may be displayed;

(f)      the places where and the manner in which cabs may or may not wait or ply for hire;

(g)     the cabs that may or may not use any particular stand established by a Committee of the States in accordance with Article 37 for use by cabs, and the manner and conditions of that use.

(3)     An Order made under paragraph (1) may provide for a matter specified in the Order to be determined by the Committee or by a person appointed by the Committee.”.

4        Name of Committee amended

In the Law[6] wherever “Public Services Committee” appears there shall be substituted “Environment and Public Services Committee”.

5        Citation and commencement

(1)     These Regulations may be cited as the Motor Traffic (No. 10) (Jersey) Regulations 2003.

(2)     They shall come into force 7 days after they are made.

M.N. DE LA HAYE

Greffier of the States.

 

 


 



[1] Recueil des Lois, Tomes I-III, page 196.

[2] Recueil des Lois, Tome VII, page 176 and No. 30/2002.

[3] Recueil des Lois, Tome VII, page 160, Volume 1975-1978, page 403, Volume 1979-1981, pages 111, 187 and 231, Volume 1986-1987, page 1, Volume 2001, page 7 and Nos. 7818, 8200, 8341, 8654, 8721, 8989, 115/2001, 30/2002 and 133/2002.

[4] Recueil des Lois, Tome VII, page 162 and Nos. 30/2002 and 133/2002.

[5] Recueil des Lois, Tome VII, page 173 and Nos. 30/2002 and 133/2002.

[6] Recueil des Lois, Tome VII, page 160, Volume 1975-1978, page 403, Volume 1979-1981, pages 111, 187 and 231, Volume 1986-1987, page 1, Volume 2001, page 7 and Nos. 7818, 8200, 8341, 8654, 8721, 8989, 115/2001, 30/2002 and 133/2002.


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