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HACKNEY COACH ABD CAB KEOCliATIOIfB.
Computation of Distances.—That the distances shall be computed the stand or place whence the carriage shall be engaged or hired ; bu% ia case the carriage shall be taken from any place of public assemblyo? amusement, the distance shall be computed from such place, and not fr6m the stand where the carriage may usually ply, whether such carriage shall ot shall not have been previously engaged to take up at such place of assembly or amusement. . ■ vo-r
Detention.—That if the driver of any such carriage shall be detained!*} the course of his hiring above fifteen minutes in any place or places, except when detained by the hirer for the purpose of return as hereinafter provided, he shall receive for every fifteen. minutes' detention, if the carriage shall have two horses, sixpence, and if one horse, fourpence. • ••
Detention and return.—That in any of the following cases it shall be at the option of the hirer to detain the carriage and return in the same on pay. ment of half the ordinary fare, without any charge for detention
Where the hire by distance of a carriage with two horses shall amount to four shillings or upwards, or of a carriage with one horse to three shillings or upwards, and the detention shall not exceed half an hour,
Where the hire by distance of a carriage with two horses shall amount to three shillings or upwards, or of a carriage with one horse to two shillings or upwards, and the detention shall not exceed a quarter of an hour.
Hire by the day.—That the hire of every carriage with two horses,shall be eighteen shillings by the day, of twelve hours, and of every carriage with one horse, fourteen shillings by the day, of twelve hours, provided th& no driver shall be required to go or travel with any such carriage a greater distance than eighteen miles in such twelve hours.
Option to pay by time or distance.—That in all cases, except hiring by the day, it shall be at the option of the person hiring such carriage to pay by time or distance, but such option shall be expressed at the time of hiring.
Number of passengers.—That the number of passengers which may be required to be conveyed in or upon a carriage with two horses, shall be six, and in or upon a carriage with one horse, shall be four.
Children being passengers.—That no children in the lap shall be counted as passengers,.and that no child, not in the lap, but under ten years of age, shall be . so counted, unless there shall be more than one such child, ahd if there shall be more than one, not in the lap, but under ten years of age, then two of such children shall be accounted as equal to one adult person, and considered as one passenger, and so on in the same proportion. - >.
Refusing or delaying to take a fare.—1That if any proprietor or driver of any carriage being on a public stand, or plying for hire, shall refuse or delay to take a fare, if not before engaged, or if any such proprietor or driver aving agreed to take any fare shall delay, neglect, or refuse so to do, every person so offending shall forfeit for the first offence, the sum of twenty shil-
f°r a 8eC°nC* °^ence> alleged and proved as such, the sum of forty shillings; and for every offence, being subsequent to a second offence, and alleged and proved as such, the sum of sixty shillings.
Persona calling or sending for a carriage and not further employing the
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