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

Made                                                                           19th June 2017

Coming into force                                                            1st July 2017

THE MINISTER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE, in pursuance of Articles 38 and 46 of the Motor Traffic (Jersey) Law 1935[1], orders as follows –

1        Interpretation

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[2];

cab” means –

(a)     a private-hire cab, within the meaning of the Motor Traffic (Taxi-Cabs – General) (Jersey) Order 2002[3]; or

(b)     a taxi, within the meaning of that Order;

public holiday” has the same meaning as in the Public Holidays and Bank Holidays (Jersey) Law 1951[4].

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        Revocation

The Motor Traffic (Cabs – Fares and Charges) (Jersey) Order 2008[5] is revoked.

5        Citation

This Order may be cited as the Motor Traffic (Cabs – Fares and Charges) (Jersey) Order 2017 and shall come into force on 1st July 2017.

deputy e.j. noel of st. lawrence

Minister for Infrastructure

 


SCHEDULE

(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 –

£3.00

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

21p

Waiting charge –

 

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

21p.

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 –

£3.10

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

31p

Waiting charge –

 

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

31p.

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 –

£5.40

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

34p

Waiting charge –

 

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

34p.

Additional charges

1.

For each passenger in excess of 4 passengers being carried

£1.00

2.

For every fare not paid in cash

50p.

 

 


 



[1]                                    chapter 25.200

[2]                                    chapter 15.560

[3]                                    chapter 25.200.80

[4]                                    chapter 15.560

[5]                                    R&O.71/2008 (chapter 25.200.20)


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