Taxi Regulation Act 2013
Death of licence holder
15. (1) The applicant for a licence, with the application, or the holder of a licence, during its operation, may nominate in writing to the Authority a person as his or her representative who may apply to the Authority to continue to operate the licence in the event of his or her death.
F15 [ (2) In the event of the death of the holder of a licence, his or her nominated representative may, within 9 months of the death of the holder, make an application to the Authority for the grant of a licence of the same category.
(3) The provisions of this Act apply to an application made under this section. ]
(4) In this section—
“licence” means a licence other than a licence to drive a small public service vehicle;
“nominated representative” means the person nominated by the applicant for, or the holder of, a licence, for the purposes of continuing to operate the licence in the event of death of the licence holder.