(Taxi-Cabs – General) (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Order 2018
Made 28th March 2018
Coming into force 4th
THE MINISTER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE, in pursuance of Articles 37, 38(1) and
46 of the Motor Traffic (Jersey) Law 1935, orders as follows –
In this Order, a reference to an Article by
number and without more is a reference to the Article of that number in the
Motor Traffic (Taxi-Cabs – General) (Jersey) Order 2002.
2 Article 1
In Article 1 after the definition “accessible
standard” there shall be inserted the following definition –
payment device’ means a device –
(a) for the payment of fares by means other than
(b) which fulfils the description in, and is
approved in accordance with, Article 6A;”.
Article 6A inserted
After Article 6 there shall be inserted the following Article –
payment devices to be fitted
(1) A taxi or private-hire cab must not be used
to provide a cab service unless it is fitted with a properly operating electronic
payment device of a design approved by the Inspector.
(2) An electronic payment device is operating
properly if –
(a) it is capable at all times of completing, by
means of electronic communication, transactions for the payment of fares and
charges applicable to the hire of the cab;
(b) it does not produce any electromagnetic or
other signal capable of adversely affecting the safe and effective operation of
the cab or of any other device required by law to be within the cab; and
(c) it produces, or can produce, a printed receipt
for each transaction for which it is used.
(3) Nothing in this Article obliges a passenger
in a cab to pay fares or charges using an electronic payment device.
(4) For the purposes of this Article –
includes electrical, digital, magnetic, electromagnetic or any other technology
that entails capabilities similar to those technologies; and
communication’ means a communication of information transmitted –
(a) by means of guided or unguided
electromagnetic energy or of both; or
(b) by other means but while in electronic form.”.
Article 9A inserted
After Article 9 there shall be inserted the following Article –
of electronic payment facility to be displayed
A taxi or private-hire cab
must not be used to provide a cab service unless there is displayed inside the
cab, in a position where it may be easily read by a passenger, a sign in a form
approved by the Inspector indicating –
(a) that payment of fares and charges applicable
to the hire of the cab may be made using an electronic payment device; and
(b) the type of electronic payment device
available in the cab for purpose of making such payment.”.
5 Article 11
In Article 11(3) for the words “7, 8 or 9” there
shall be substituted the words “6A(1), 7, 8, 9 or 9A”.
This Order may be cited as
the Motor Traffic (Taxi-Cabs – General) (Amendment No. 2)
(Jersey) Order 2018 and shall come into force 7 days after the day on
which it is made.
deputy e.j. noel of st. lawrence
Minister for Infrastructure