(Cabs – Fares and Charges) (Jersey) Order 2017
Made 19th June 2017
Coming into force 1st
THE MINISTER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE, in pursuance of Articles 38 and 46 of
the Motor Traffic (Jersey) Law 1935, orders as follows –
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 –
private-hire cab, within the meaning of the Motor Traffic (Taxi-Cabs –
General) (Jersey) Order 2002; or
taxi, within the meaning of that Order;
“public holiday” has
the same meaning as in the Public Holidays and Bank Holidays (Jersey) Law 1951.
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 –
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
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 –
to the Minister, and
by the third party in such a way that the charges have been reasonably brought to
the attention of the public.
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.
period of hire ends when the hire charge is tendered.
The Motor Traffic (Cabs – Fares and Charges) (Jersey)
Order 2008 is revoked.
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