Motor Traffic (Taxi-Cabs – General) (Amendment) (Jersey) Order 2016


Motor Traffic (Taxi-Cabs – General) (Amendment) (Jersey) Order 2016

Made                                                                   12th September 2016

Coming into force                                               19th September 2016

THE MINISTER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE, in pursuance of Articles 37, 38(1) and 46 of the Motor Traffic (Jersey) Law 1935[1], orders as follows –

1        Interpretation

In this Order, “principal Order” means the Motor Traffic (Taxi-Cabs – General) (Jersey) Order 2002[2].

2        Article 1 amended

In Article 1 of the principal Order –

(a)     the definition “controlled taxi-cab” shall be deleted;

(b)     before the definition “Law” there shall be inserted the following definition –

“ ‘accessible standard’ means either or both of the following –

(a)     the requirements of Articles 26 to 32; or

(b)     the requirements of Article 33,

of the Motor Traffic (Public Service Vehicles (Conditions of Fitness)) (Jersey) Order 2003[3];

(c)     in the definition “restricted taxi-cab” for the words “restricted taxi-cab” there shall be substituted the words “private-hire cab”;

(d)     after the definition “private-hire cab” there shall be inserted the following definition –

“ ‘taxi’ means a cab the public service vehicle licence of which permits it to use taxi ranks without restriction;”.

3        Article 2 amended

In Article 2 of the principal Order –

(a)     in the heading for the words “controlled taxi-cabs” there shall be substituted the word “taxis”;

(b)     for the words “controlled taxi-cab” there shall be substituted the word “taxi”.

4        Article 3 amended

In Article 3 of the principal Order –

(a)     in the heading for the words “restricted taxi-cabs” there shall be substituted the words “private-hire cabs”;

(b)     in paragraph (1) for the words “restricted taxi-cab” there shall be substituted the words “private-hire cab”;

(c)     for paragraph (2) there shall be substituted the following paragraph –

“(2)    A private-hire cab may pick up passengers at a taxi rank established at the Airport, Albert Pier or Elizabeth Harbour if no taxi is standing on the rank.”;

(d)     after paragraph (2) there shall be added the following paragraphs –

“(3)    A private-hire cab may stand on a taxi rank or pick up passengers at a taxi rank if –

(a)     there is an indication on the taxi rank of such specified times as the Minister may determine during which the taxi rank may be used for such purposes; and

(b)     the private hire-cab is using the taxi rank for such purposes during those times.

(4)     A private-hire cab may stand on a taxi rank or pick up passengers at a taxi rank if –

(a)     it meets the accessible standard; and

(b)     there is displayed on the exterior of the vehicle an indication approved by the Inspector that it meets the accessible standard.”.

5        Article 6 amended

In Article 6(1) of the principal Order for the words “controlled or restricted taxi-cab” there shall be substituted the words “taxi or private-hire cab”.

6        Article 7 amended

In Article 7 of the principal Order for the words “controlled or restricted taxi-cab” there shall be substituted the words “taxi or private-hire cab”.

7        Article 8 amended

In Article 8 of the principal Order for the words “controlled or restricted taxi-cab” there shall be substituted the words “taxi or private-hire cab”.

8        Article 12 amended

In Article 12 of the principal Order after paragraph (3) there shall be added the following paragraph –

“(4)    In this Article ‘controlled taxi-cab’ and ‘restricted taxi-cab’ have, respectively, the same meanings as ‘taxi’ and ‘private-hire cab’.”.

9        Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Motor Traffic (Taxi-Cabs – General) (Amendment) (Jersey) Order 2016 and shall come into force 7 days after the day it is made.

deputy e.j. noel of st. lawrence

Minister for Infrastructure

 


 



[1]                                    chapter 25.200

[2]                                    chapter 25.200.80

[3]                                    chapter 25.200.40


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