Tuesday January 28, 2020

Taxi Bill changed to allow licences to be inherited

Public and Commuter Transport Minister Alan Kelly has amended the Taxi Regulation Bill to allow taxi licences to be passed on in the event of a licence holder's death.

16th May, 2013

Public and Commuter Transport Minister Alan Kelly has amended the Taxi Regulation Bill to allow taxi licences to be passed on in the event of a licence holder's death.

The Bill bans the transfer of licences on the open market.

However, following a request from the taxi representative groups, the minister amended it to allow a taxi licence to pass to a nominated party, if the holder dies.

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