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and number of the Carriage ; the Driver in such
case being to be rewarded as the Magistrate may
direct, at the expense of the hirer, which reward shall
be left vvith the Magistrate or Registrar, to be handed
to the Driver if the property is given up outwith his
25. Owner or Driver not to canvass for
No Owner or Driver shall canvass or importune
for employment ; nor shall Carriages be taken from
their station in search of employment, but shall wait
their chance in the order prescribed by Bye-laws 12
and 13, except when taken to places of public
amusement or entertainment.
26. Drivers not to Smoke.
Drivers shall not smoke when waiting for parties
or when driving, after an objection made by any
person riding in, or upon, any such carriage.
27. As to Feeding Horses on Stands.
Horses when on the Stand or anywhere in the
street shall not be fed except with food from a bag
or with hay from the hand, and no hay or oats shall
be kept inside of the Carriage.
28. Drivers to observe the Proper Rules for Dnving.
Drivers shall, on all occasions, be careful to observe
the proper rules for driving, and to prevent danger,
obstruction, annoyance, or inconvenience, and shall
be particularly cautious in crowded thoroughfares,
and when turning from one street or passage into
29. Driver not to Carry Diseased Persons or Corpses.
No Owner or Driver of a Carriage shall knowingly
carry, or convey thereon or therein, any Person affected
with any infectious or contagious disease, or any
dead body.
30. Driver not to Drive an Unlicensed Carriage.
No Driver shall knowingly drive, or take charge of
an Unlicensed Carriage while plying for hire or upon
any of the Public Stands of the City.
31. Driver to obey Instructions of Police.
In cases for which no specific rule is prescribed, and
particularly on occasions of setting down or taking up
parties at any public meeting or entertainment, and
in relation to distance from the corners of streets,
Drivers shall obey the instructions of the Chief Con-
stable, or Officers acting under him, for the safety of
Passengers and the maintenance of order.
32. It shall be in the option of the hirer to engage
any Hackney Carnage, either by time or distance,
provided this is done at the time of hiring; but no
Hackney Carriage shall cany a greater number than
four grown-up persons at one time.
Fares by Distance.-
33. The following fares to be allowed for dis-
tances : —
/. Not exceeding a Mile : —
For a party of not more than three s. d.
grown-up persons, . . .10
For four grown-up persons, . .13
//. Exceeding a Mile : —
For a party of not more than three
grown-up persons, foreachaddi-
tioRal half-mile or part thereof, . 6
For a fourth grown-up person for s. d.
each mile or part of a mile, . 3
(a) These Rates to inclnde going from the nearest
Stand to the hirer's residence, and waiting ten
minutes, but if detained more than ten minutes. Six-
pence to be allowed for each additional ten minutes
or part thereof
(b) If a Hackney Carriage is hired by distance,
and in the course of the hiring is, at the request of
the hirer, made to wait, the Driver shall be entitled
to charge (in addition to what is due to him for
distance) an extra payment of Sixpence for each
period of ten minutes completed, whether in dne
stoppage or in several stoppages, but the Driver shall
not be entitled to an extra payment for waiting
any less period than ten minutes (whether such less
period be completed in one stoppage or in several stop-
pages) which is over and above any number of com-
pleted periods of ten minutes. The Driver shall not
be entitled to receive any extra payment for wait-
ing, if such payment has not amounted in whole to
ten minutes.
(c) For Eules in regard to Children, see Bye-
law 41.
(d) The Fare for any distance beyond 5 miles to
be the subject of special agreement. And if hired
by time, the Driver shall not be compelled to drive
for more than one hour.
34. Should the Driver require to go more than
three hundred yards from the yard or Stand where
the carriage is taken to the hirer's residence, there
will be a charge of Sixpence extra.
35. Half-fare returning, which the hirer shall
have the option of doing.
36. When parties return, and the fare going does
not exceed One Shilling and Sixpence, the Carriage
shall wait ten minutes vpithout any charge for
waiting; when Two Shillings and upwards, fifteen
minutes. If the Carriage be detained longer, a
charge shall be allowed for waiting, at the fate of
Sixpence for every ten minutes, or part thereof,
commencing at the period when the free waiting
37. When a Carriage is called, but not used, a
charge of Sixpence shall be allowed, if the place to
which it is called be under half a mile from the
nearest Stand, and One Shilling if beyond that.
Waiting, as in Section S3, Article (a).
Fares by Time.
38. For shopping, making calls, and the like,
where the driving is not continuous, and the dis-
tance travelled, going and returning, does not exceed
two miles in the half hour, the charge shall be One
Shilling and Sixpence for the first half-hour, and
Sixpence for every additional quarter of an hour, or
part thereof.
39. For an airing in the country, not exceeding
five miles from the General Post Office, and return-
ing either by the same or a different road, the rate
shall be One Shilling for every fifteen minutes, and
the rate of driving shall be at least six miles an hour,
unless the hirer wishes a slower pace.
Whether the Fares are by Distance or by Time.
40. The hirer pays Tolls.
41. Two children above six and under twelve
J eai-s of age shall count for one person. No charge
for one child above six, or children under six.

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