Taxi Regulation Act 2013

37.

Notification to licence holder of endorsement of demerits

37. (1) When demerits are endorsed on the entry in the SPSV licence record of a person, the Authority shall, as soon as may be thereafter, cause a notice to be given or sent, by post or otherwise, to the person—

(a) to the effect that the number of demerits specified in the notice has been endorsed on the entry in the SPSV licence record relating to the person following—

(i) the making by the person of a payment referred to in section 35(1) , or

(ii) the conviction of the person of a demerit offence,

and that, subject to section 38(2) , they will remain on the entry for a period of 3 years beginning on the appropriate date, and

(b) specifying the total number of demerits that, following the endorsement, stand so endorsed and, if that number equals or exceeds 8, specifying that the person will be disqualified under section 38 for holding a licence for a period of 3 months beginning on the appropriate date and directing the person to submit the licence held by him or her to the licensing authority that granted the licence not later than 14 days from that date.

(2) When a notice is given or sent to a person under subsection (1), the Authority shall cause particulars of the notice, including its date, to be entered on the entry in the SPSV licence record relating to the person.

(3) A person who fails to comply with a direction under paragraph (b) of subsection (1) in a notice under that subsection commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a class C fine.