Taxi Regulation Act 2013


Certificates of insurance and requirement to have adequate insurance cover

68. (1) The Authority may by regulations prescribe the form of a certificate of insurance (within the meaning of section 66 of the Act of 1961) in respect of a small public service vehicle.

(2) The Authority may make regulations making requirements of the holders of small public service vehicle licences in respect of adequate insurance provided by a vehicle insurer (within the meaning of section 58 of the Act of 1961) in respect of passengers carried for reward in such vehicles.

(3) The holder of a small public service vehicle licence who fails to comply with the requirements of regulations made under subsection (2) and who allows a passenger to be carried for reward in his or her small public service vehicle in contravention of the regulations commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a class A fine.


Editorial Notes:


Power pursuant to section exercised (31.01.2015) by Taxi Regulation (Small Public Service Vehicle) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 33 of 2015), in effect as per reg. 2.


A class A fine means a fine not greater than €5,000 as provided (4.01.2011) by Fines Act 2010 (8/2010), ss. 3, 4(1), S.I. No. 662 of 2010.