Hire car licence conditions

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Definitions

In these conditions:

booked commercial passenger vehicle service has the same meaning as in the Commercial Passenger Vehicle Industry Act 2017;

Change in circumstances means a change in circumstances that has resulted or will result in any detail set out in:

(a) the application for a licence;

(b) any document that accompanied that application or was supplied in connection with it;

(c) any document that was supplied in relation to the licence, or the licence certificate,

becoming inaccurate, inapplicable, or out of date.

licence holder means the person who holds the hire car licence;

licensed vehicle means the hire car that is the subject of a hire car licence granted under section 139 of the Act;

Multi-Purpose Taxi Program or MPTP is the program providing subsidised taxi transport for persons with a severe and permanent disability, administered by the TSC;

MPTP card means a current taxi subsidy card issued by the TSC to an MPTP member; and

unbooked commercial passenger vehicle service has the same meaning as in the Commercial Passenger Vehicle Industry Act 2017.

Words that are defined in the Act or in Regulations under the Act have the same meaning in these conditions as in the Act, unless the context provides otherwise.

Conditions

  1. The licence holder must ensure that the original or a legible copy (either in paper or electronic form) of the certificate issued by the TSC as evidence of the grant of the licence is kept inside the licensed vehicle at all times.
  2. The licence holder must, at all times:
    (a) ensure that the licensed vehicle is maintained in a roadworthy condition; and

    (b) ensure that the original or a legible copy (either in paper or electronic form) of – (i) a current annual certificate of roadworthiness with respect to the licensed vehicle; or (ii) current evidence that the vehicle has passed an inspection process approved by the TSC; is kept inside the licensed vehicle and produced to an officer of the TSC upon request.
  1. The licence holder must notify the TSC in writing of the detail of a change in circumstances within seven days after becoming aware of the change.
  2. The licensed vehicle must provide booked commercial passenger vehicle services only.
  3. The licensed vehicle must not provide or intend to provide unbooked commercial passenger vehicle services.
  4. Hiring rates for hire of the licensed vehicle must be agreed with the hirer:

    (a) before hiring of the licensed vehicle starts; and
    (b) after notice is given to the hirer of any charges, tolls, or additional costs that may be incurred during the carriage of the hirer in the licensed vehicle.

  1. The licence holder must not allow any MPTP cards to be invited, accepted, used or processed for any payment or part payment for the hire of the licensed vehicle. Subsidies available through the MPTP do not apply to hire of the licensed vehicle.  An MPTP card must not be used, accepted or processed for any payment or part payment for the hire of the licensed vehicle.