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Consultation papers

This page contains draft papers on proposed taxi and hire car reform changes. The Taxi Services Commission (TSC) encourages industry and the community to review these papers and provide feedback. All comments on current consultation papers can be submitted by:

All submissions will be treated as public documents, unless the submission is clearly marked as confidential.

Fare Device Specification

The TSC has developed a Fare Device Functional and Technical Specification (the specification) that will determine new minimum requirements for taximeters in Victorian taxis. A Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) on the specification has also been prepared, as well as a guidance note on proposed timelines for the implementation requirements for new Fare Devices. The specification, RIS and guidance note are provided for industry and community comment prior to finalising the specification.

Feedback on the Fare Device Functional and Technical Specifications has now closed.

Draft taxi specifications

The TSC invited comment from industry and other interested parties on draft specifications for taxis. See Draft specifications for taxis for more information.

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Driver Agreement

The TSC has developed a consultation paper, Taxi Driver Agreements Implied Conditions - Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS), for industry and community comment prior to finalising the arrangement. See Driver Agreement for more information.

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New taxi zones

The TSC has prepared Declaration of Taxi Zones – Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) for industry and community comment prior to finalising the new taxi zones. Two additional documents, Summary of new taxi zones, and Determination of Taxi Zone Boundaries have also been provided. See taxi and hire car zones for more information.

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Excessive entry test

The TSC has prepared a consultation paper, Proposed excessive entry test for industry and community comment prior to finalising the test. See Licences from 30 June 2014 for more information.

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Consumer interest test 

The TSC has prepared a consultation paper, Consumer interest test for industry and community to comment prior to finalising the test. See Licences from 30 June 2014 for more information.

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Price notification

The TSC has developed a consultation paper, Price Notification System - draft design and requirements, for industry and community comment prior to finalising the price notification arrangements. See Price notification for more information.

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