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Schedule of changes in new regulations 2016

On 26 June 2016 the new Transport (Buses, Taxi-Cabs and Other Commercial Passenger Vehicles) Regulations 2016  came into effect. These new Regulations simply 'roll over' the current Regulations with minimal changes, apart from numbering (listed in the table below).

Schedule of changes in Transport (Buses, Taxi-Cabs and Other Commercial Passenger Vehicles) Regulations 2016

Offence Transport (Buses, Taxi-cabs and Other Commerical Passenger Vehicles) Regulations 2005 Reg No. Transport (Buses, Taxi-cabs and Other Commerical Passenger Vehicles) Regulations 2016 Reg No.
Commencement   New: 3
Revocations   New: 4
Definitions 3 5
Application of this Division (Division 1) 3A 6
Prescribed class of person to give medical certificate 4 7
Test of acuteness of vision 5 8
Photo cards for taxi-cabs drivers Division 1A Division 2
Photo display for taxi drivers 6 9
Licensing authority may issue driver's photo card 7 10
Driver's photo to be displayed in taxi-cab 8 11
Licences Division 2 Division 3
Commercial passenger vehicle licenses 10
10(2)
10(3)
12
11(1)
11(2)
Records 11 13
Record keeping - non taxi commercial passenger vehicles 11A 14
Taxi-cab specifications 12 15
Emergency warning devices 14 16
Security cameras 15 17
Protective screens 16 18
Air conditioner 18 19
Inspection of taxi-cabs 19 20
Notice to rectify defects 20 21
Evidence of inspection 21 22
Interference with equipment in or on taxi 22 23
Application of this Division (Division 2) 22A 24
Number plates, signs, symbols, notics and labels 22B 25
Inspection of commercial passenger vehicle 22C 26
Damaged vehicle not to be used until safe 22D 27
Driver must not consume alcohol 22E 28
Signs, symbols, notices, labels and fittings 23 29
Information about maximum fares or hiring rates 23A 30
Livery 24 31
Sign on taxi-cab 25 32
Tariff lamps 26 33
Part 5 - Vehicle Operations Driver Responsibilities Division 2 Division 1
Passenger routes 29 34
Destination signs 29A 35
Driver to remain with taxi-cab 30 36
Driver's appearance 31 37
Animals 33 38
Passenger amenities 34 39
Picking up and setting down of passengers 35 40
Passenger behaviour 36 41
Passenger assistance 37 42
Taxi zones 38
38(3)
38(4)
43
43(1)
43(2)
Fares and additional charges 39
39(1)
39(2)

39(3)
39(4)
39(5)
44
44(1)
44(2)
New: 44(3)
44(4)
44(5)
44(6)
Multiple hirings 40 45
Capacity to pay 41 46
Prepayment of fares and additional charges 43
6(A)
7
7(ca)
7(d)
7( e)
7(f)
47
7
8
8(d)
8( e)
8(f)
8(g)
Taximeters 44
3(aa)
3(a)
3(b)
3( c)
3(d)
3( e)
9(b)
48
3(a)
3(b)
3( c)
3(d)
3( e)
3(f)
10
Operation of taxi meters 45
4A
4B
5
6
49
5
8
6
7
Prescribed information - notices of maximum fares or hiring rates 45A 50
Smoking prohibited in taxi-cabs 46 51
No drinking liquor or possessing open liquor containers 46A 52
Identity cards for taxi compliance officers 47A 53
Taxi non-cash payment surcharge Part 5A Part 6
Records to be kept of non-cash payment surcharges 47B 54
New: (4) 
Trading in taxi-cab licences Part 5B Part 7
Authorisation to trade in taxi-cab licences 47C 55
Part 6 - Transitional Provisions   Revoked
  48 Revoked
  49 Revoked
  50 Revoked
  51 Revoked
Part 7 - Transitional Provisions   Revoked
  52 Revoked
  53 Revoked
  54 Revoked
  55 Revoked
  56 Revoked
Part 8 - Expiry of Regulations   Added
   56