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Notice ID: MFN0567571

Notice effective from
10th September 2020 to 10th October 2020

Argyll and Bute Council
Notice is hereby given that there will be no changes to the maximum fares for taxis operating within the jurisdiction of Argyll and Bute Council following the recent taxi fare review in accordance with Section 17 and 18 of the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982. These maximum fares will become effective from 22nd October 2020. The fares will be as follows:-

Argyll and Bute Council Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 Taxi fares with Effect from 22nd October 2020
Tariff 1
Hirings from ranks or "flag" Hiring between 7am and 10pm
Initial charge (860 yards or part thereof) Subsequent charge (each 176 yards or part thereof)
£3.00 20p
Tariff 2
Hirings from ranks or "flag" Hiring between 10pm and 7am
Initial charge (860 yards or part thereof) Subsequent charge (each 150 yards or part thereof)
Tariff 2 also applies to hirings from ranks or "flag" between 6pm and 10pm December 24th, 6pm and 10pm December 31st and between 7am 2nd January and 7am 3rd January
£3.60 20p
Tariff 3
Hiring from ranks or "flag" between 10pm 24th December and 7am 27th December and between 10pm 31st December and 7am 2nd January
Initial Charge (860 yards or part thereof) Subsequent Charge (each 120 yards or part thereof)
£4.20 20p

Soiling Charge - £100 maximum (with permission to display warning signs indicating that there may be an additional charge for any potential loss of earnings suffered as a consequence)
Waiting Time - 35 pence per minute commencement of journey, charged on a pro rata basis per second
Taxi called by means of telephone - 30 pence additional charge
Large Mini-bus type vehicle (carrying 5 or more passengers together at their own
a) Where Tariff 1 would apply - charge Tariff 2

b) Where Tariff 2 would apply - charge Tariff 3

c) Where Tariff 3 would apply - surcharge £1.00

Fee by negotiation - for all journeys commencing within but finishing outwith Argyll and Bute, in a place of the above charges, such fares may be charged as prior to the acceptance of the hire, were proposed to the hirer and accepted by him/her Ferry Fares - The hirer shall be liable for the cost of a return ferry fare for any journey involving a ferry
David Logan, Head of Legal Et Regulatory Support, Argyll and Bute Council, Kilmory, Lochgilphead, PA31 8RT
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Kilmory , Lochgilphead , Argyll , PA31 8RT 01546 602 127


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