Taxi Regulation Act 2013

11.

Obligation on applicant for, or holder of, licence to drive SPSV to inform licensing authority of his or her being engaged in another occupation, etc.

11. (1) Where a person who makes an application for a licence to drive a small public service vehicle is engaged in another occupation, the person when making the application shall—

(a) inform the licensing authority of this fact and the nature of the occupation and, if employed by another, the name and principal business address of the employer, and

(b) where the other occupation involves driving a vehicle, show to the satisfaction of the licensing authority, that he or she has informed in writing any employer of his or hers connected with that occupation, of his or her intention to make an application for the licence.

(2) Where the holder of a licence to drive a small public service vehicle becomes engaged in another occupation, the person shall—

(a) inform in writing the licensing authority of this fact and the nature of the employment and, if employed by another, the name and principal business address of the employer, and

(b) where the other occupation involves driving a vehicle, show to the satisfaction of the licensing authority, that he or she has informed in writing any employer of his or hers connected with that other occupation, that he or she is the holder of a licence to drive a small public service vehicle and carries on the business of driving a small public service vehicle for hire or reward.

(3) Subsection (1)(b) or (2)(b) does not apply to a vehicle used solely in connection with agricultural activities on a farm.

(4) A person who fails to inform the licensing authority of the information required under this section or gives such information to the licensing authority knowing it to be false or misleading commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a class A fine.