Road Traffic Act, 1933

Restriction on use of private hire vehicles.

133.—(1) It shall not be lawful for a licensed small public service vehicle, the public service vehicle licence in respect of which is limited to use as a private hire vehicle, to be used as a street service vehicle in any fare bye-law area.

(2) Whenever a small public service vehicle is used as a street service vehicle in contravention of this section, the owner of such vehicle shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding twenty pounds.