Thursday, 17 April 2014

Questions (258)

Terence Flanagan

Question:

258. Deputy Terence Flanagan asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport to set out the rules regarding the transfer of taxi plates in view of new changes introduced in this area; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18280/14]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

The Taxi Regulation Act, 2013, was enacted on 23rd October 2013.  Section 14(1) of the Act prohibits the transfer of SPSV licences and was commenced with effect from the 6th April 2014. The Act makes provision for the continuity of SPSV businesses in the event of the death of a licence holder.