Road Traffic Act, 1933

Bye-laws in relation to standings for street service vehicles.

137.—(1) The Commissioner may with the consent of the Minister and after consultation with the local authority concerned make bye-laws in respect of any specified area for all or any of the following purposes, that is to say:—

(a) appointing the places (in this Act referred to as appointed standings) in such area at which street service vehicles may stand for hire;

(b) fixing the maximum number of street service vehicles which may stand for hire at any one time on any particular appointed standing;

(c) prohibiting street service vehicles from standing for hire at places in such area which are not appointed standings;

(d) regulating and controlling the use of appointed standings by street service vehicles.

(2) Every driver of a street service vehicle who does any act, whether of commission or omission, which is a contravention of a bye-law made under this section and for the time being in force shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall on summary conviction thereof be liable to a fine not exceeding two pounds.