Taxis (Coleraine, Portstewart and Portrush) Bye-Laws (Northern Ireland) 1999

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Published: 1999-02-01

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1999 No. 40

ROAD TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES
Taxis (Coleraine, Portstewart and Portrush) Bye-Laws (Northern Ireland) 1999

Made
1st February 1999

Coming into operation
15th March 1999

The Department of the Environment, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 65(1) and (2) of the Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981(1) and of every other power enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following Bye-Laws:

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) These Bye-Laws may be cited as the Taxis (Coleraine, Portstewart and Portrush) Bye-Laws (Northern Ireland) 1999 and shall come into operation on 15th March 1999.

(2) In these Bye-Laws “taxi” means a public service vehicle used in standing or plying for hire on a road and used to carry passengers for hire and being a vehicle seating not more than eight passengers in addition to the driver.

Location and number of taxis

2.  In the local government district of Coleraine—

(a)in the town of Coleraine no stand or starting place for taxis shall be used except that specified in column 2 of Part I of the Schedule in relation to the location specified opposite thereto in column 1, their number shall not exceed that specified in column 3 and the hours available for use shall be as stated in column 4;

(b)in the town of Portstewart no stand or starting place for taxis shall be used except that specified in column 2 of Part II of the Schedule in relation to the location specified opposite thereto in column 1, their number shall not exceed that specified in column 3 and the hours available for use shall be as stated in column 4; and

(c)in the town of Portrush no stand or starting place for taxis shall be used except that specified in column 2 of Part III of the Schedule in relation to the location specified opposite thereto in column 1, their number shall not exceed that specified in column 3 and the hours available for use shall be as stated in column 4.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of the Environment on

L.S.
J. Ritchie
Assistant Secretary
1st February 1999.

SCHEDULE

Part 1Coleraine

(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)

Location
Position of Stands or Starting Places
Maximum Number of Taxis
Hours Available for Use

Railway Place
South side from a point approximately 5 metres east of its junction with Railway Road for a distance of approximately 51 metres.
10
At any time

Railway Place
East side from a point approximately 65 metres south of Railway Road for a distance of approximately 22 metres.
4
At any time

Railway Road
West side from a point approximately 10 metres north of its junction with Mill Road for a distance of approximately 21 metres.
4
At any time

The Mall
North side from a point approximately 6 metres east of its junction with Queen Street for a distance of approximately 26 metres.
5
At any time

Part IIPortstewart

(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)

Location
Position of Stands or Starting Places
Maximum Number of Taxis
Hours Available for Use

The Promenade
West side from a point approximately 94 metres south of its junction with The Crescent for a distance of approximately 12 metres.
2
At any time

Part IIIPortrush

(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)

Location
Position of Stands or Starting Places
Maximum Number of Taxis
Hours Available for Use

Eglinton Street
East side from a point approximately 15 metres south of its junction with Dunlace Avenue for a distance of approximately 17 metres.
3
At any time

Eglinton Street
West side from a point approximately 76 metres south of its junction with Dunlace Avenue for a distance of approximately 12 metres.
2
At any time

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Bye-Laws.)
These Bye-Laws prescribe the precise location which may be used as stands or starting places for taxis in the towns of Coleraine, Portstewart and Portrush in the local government district of Coleraine, prescribe the maximum number of taxis which may use these stands or starting places and the hours available for use.

(1)
S.I. 1981/154 (N.I. 1); see Article 2(2) for the definition of “Department”
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