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CIVIC GOVERNMENT (SCOTLAND) ACT 1982

Notice ID: MFN0643754

Notice effective from
27th January 2022 to 26th February 2022

Argyll and Bute Council
CIVIC GOVERNMENT (SCOTLAND) ACT 1982
TAXI FARE REVIEW
Notice is hereby given that Argyll and Bute Council, having consulted with taxi operators licensed by the authority, propose to make the following changes to the maximum fares and other charges for taxis operating within the jurisdiction of Argyll and Bute Council. It is proposed these maximum fares and other charges will become effective from 22nd April 2022.
Any person wishing to lodge representations in respect of these proposals should do so by writing to the Head of Legal ft Regulatory Support, Argyll and Bute Council, Kilmory, Lochgilphead, PA31 8RT or by emailing:

licensing@argyll-bute.gov.uk

no later than 28th February 2022.
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) (general effect is an increase of 15% = 45p and 3p) £3.45 23 pence
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 (general effect is an increase of 15% - 54p and 3p) £4.14 23 pence
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)
(general effect is an increase of 15% = 63p and 3p) £4.83 23 pence

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 - 40 pence per minute commencement of journey, charged on a pro rata basis per second
[general effect is an increase of 5p]
Taxi called by mean of telephone - 35 pence additional charge (general effect is an increase of 5p)
Large Mini-bus type vehicle (carrying 5 or more passengers together at their own request)-
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 £1.15 (general effect is an increase of 15p)

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
To find out more about living and working in Argyll Et Bute visit us at:

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rgyl l-bute.gov.u k Comhairle Earra -
Argyll ^Bute
COUNCIL
Ghaidheal agus Bhoid

Attachments

MFN0643754.pdf Download

Argyll and Bute Council

Kilmory , Lochgilphead , Argyll , PA31 8RT

http://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk 01546 602 127

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