S.I. No. 127/2015 - Taxi Regulation Act 2013 (Maximum Fares) Order 2015.

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S.I. No. 127/2015 - Taxi Regulation Act 2013 (Maximum Fares) Order 2015.

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Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in
“Iris Oifigiúil” of 17th April, 2015.
The National Transport Authority, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by section 24 of the Taxi Regulation Act 2013 (No. 37 of 2013), hereby makes the following order:
1. This Order may be cited as the Taxi Regulation Act 2013 (Maximum Fares) Order 2015.
2. This Order shall come into operation on 30th April 2015.
3. In this Order “public holiday” has the same meaning as it has in paragraphs 1 and 2 of the Second Schedule to the Organisation of Working Time Act 1997 with the addition, where a public holiday falls on a Sunday, of the following weekday.
4. The fares contained in the Schedule are fixed as the maximum fares and charges that may be charged by the driver of a taxi in respect of journey undertaken in the State.
SCHEDULE
Standard Rate: To be displayed in the Rate/Tariff Window as 1
Applies 08.00 hours to 20.00 hours, Monday to Saturday
Changeover Speed (at all times)
21.2
km/hr
Initial Charge
Monetary Value
€3.60
Distance Allowance
500.0
metres
Time Allowance
84.9
seconds
Tariff A
Monetary Unit
€0.20
Distance Allowance
181.8
metres
Time Allowance
30.9
seconds
Hourly Tariff
€23.32
Tariff per km
€1.10
Tariff A initiated at switch of running total from
€3.60
to
€3.80
Range of Tariff A
€16.00
Graduates to Tariff B when running total switches from
€19.60
to
€19.80
Maximum Unit Increments on Tariff A
80
Range of Tariff A when charged only on distance
14,545.5
metres
Range of Tariff A when charged only on time
2,470.0
seconds
Tariff B
Monetary Unit
€0.20
Distance Allowance
137.9
metres
Time Allowance
23.4
seconds
Hourly Tariff
€30.74
Tariff per km
€1.45
Tariff B applies for the remainder of the journey
Premium Rate: To be displayed in the Rate/Tariff Window as 2
Applies 20.00 hours to 08.00 hours, Monday to Saturday, and all day Sunday and all day in relation to public holidays (except Christmas and New Year)
Changeover Speed (at all times)
21.2
km/hr
Initial Charge
Monetary Value
€4.00
Distance Allowance
500.0
metres
Time Allowance
84.9
seconds
Tariff A
Monetary Unit
€0.20
Distance Allowance
142.9
metres
Time Allowance
24.3
seconds
Hourly Tariff
€29.68
Tariff per km
€1.40
Tariff A initiated at switch from
€4.00
to
€4.20
Range of Tariff A
€20.40
Graduates to Tariff B when running total switched from
€24.40
to
€24.60
Maximum Unit Increments on Tariff A
102.0
Range of Tariff A when charged only on distance
14,571.4
metres
Range of Tariff A when charged only on time
2,474.4
seconds
Tariff B
Monetary Unit
€0.20
Distance Allowance
114.3
metres
Time Allowance
19.4
seconds
Hourly Tariff
€37.10
Tariff per km
€1.75
Tariff B applies for the remainder of the journey
Special Rate for Christmas & New Year: To be displayed in the Rate/Tariff Window as 3
A special rate applies between Christmas Eve 20:00h to St. Stephen’s Day 08:00h and New Year’s Eve 20:00h to New Year’s Day 08:00h.
Changeover Speed (at all times)
21.2
km/hr
Initial Charge
Monetary Value
€4.00
Distance Allowance
500.0
metres
Time Allowance
84.9
seconds
Tariff A
Monetary Unit
€0.20
Distance Allowance
114.3
metres
Time Allowance
19.4
seconds
Hourly Tariff
€37.10
Tariff per km
€1.75
Tariff A initiated at switch from
€4.00
to
€4.20
Tariff A applies for the remainder of the journey
Extra metered charges (where applicable)
Booking Fee
€2.00
Additional passenger charge: each adult passenger after the first (or, after the first free child, for each additional two children under 12 years of age)
€1.00
Credit/debit card charge, as applicableSoiling Charge, where applicable
Not to exceed the actual cost borne by the operator to accept such payments up toa maximum of 5%The reasonable cost ofremedying the soiling, up toa maximum of €140.00
Toll charges, in accordance with a toll scheme adopted by a road authority under the Roads Act 1993 , may be charged as incurred.
GIVEN under the seal of the National Transport Authority,
14 April 2015.
JOHN FITZGERALD,
Chairperson National Transport Authority.
EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM
(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)
This Order sets the maximum fares that may be charged by the driver of a taxi in respect of journey undertaken in the State in line with the table contained in the Schedule to the Order.

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