Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 196 (Jul)
Court: Administrative Court

Sir Edwin Jowitt

Representation Peter Maddox (instructed by Kearns & Co, Swansea) for the appellant.
  Paul Thomas (instructed by Carole John, Port Talbot) for the authority.
Judgment Dates: 12 July 2002


Road traffic - Hackney carriage - Licence - Grant of licence - Conditions - Source of power to impose conditions - Whether authority having power to impose conditions other than by way of by-law - s 68 - (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976, ss 51, 52, 57, 80.

The Case

There was no power in s57 of the to impose conditions on a hackney carriage driver's licence purporting to regulate his conduct. Any regulation of a hackney carriage driver, having regard to s68 of the had to be by a by-law.

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