Road Traffic (Public Service Vehicles) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations, 1976

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CitationIR SI 160/1976

S.I. No. 160 of 1976.

ROAD TRAFFIC (PUBLIC SERVICE VEHICLES) (AMENDMENT) (NO. 2) REGULATIONS, 1976.

The Minister for Local Government in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 5 and 82 of the Road Traffic Act, 1961 (No. 24 of 1961) hereby make the following Regulations:—

1. (1) These Regulations may be cited as the Road Traffic (Public Service Vehicles) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations, 1976.

(2) The Road Traffic (Public Service Vehicles) Regulations, 1963 to 1976 and these Regulations shall be construed as one.

(3) The collective citation "the Road Traffic (Public Service Vehicles) Regulations, 1963 to 1976" shall include these Regulations.

(4) A reference in these Regulations to a provision of the Road Traffic (Public Service Vehicles) Regulations, 1963 shall be construed as a reference to that provision as amended by the Road Traffic (Public Service Vehicles) (Amendment) Regulations, 1975 ( S.I. No. 35 of 1975 ).

2. Article 9 of the Road Traffic (Public Service Vehicles) Regulations, 1963 is hereby amended by the addition thereto of the following sub-articles—

"(2) The Minister for Industry and Commerce may fix the maximum fares for licensed public hire vehicles in the Dublin taximeter area and in the Cork taximeter area.

(3) The Minister for Industry and Commerce may issue a certificate that on a specified day a specified fare was the maximum fare fixed for licensed public hire vehicles in a taximeter area."

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Minister for Local Government

this 19th day of July, 1976.

JAMES TULLY,

Minister for Local Government.

EXPLANATORY NOTE.

The effect of these Regulations is that—

( a ) the fixing of maximum fares for licensed public hire vehicles in the Dublin and Cork taximeter areas, and

( b ) the issuing of a certificate that on a specified day a specified fare was the maximum fare fixed for such vehicles;

is the responsibility of the Minister for Industry and Commerce.

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