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PUBLIC CONVEYANCES.
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j (ithe back, and to be distinctly visible from the
1- i outside, and in figures not less than one inch in
i height, and of proportionate breadth, and be kept
legible during all the time the Cai-riage shall ply or
'be used for hire.
Licenses to he numbered Consecutively and
Duplicate signed by the Registrar.
The Licenses shall be numbered consecutively, in
the order in which the same shall have been regis-
tered ; and each Owner, at the time of receiving his
'License, shall be furnished with a Duplicate of such
License, signed by the Registrar.
When Carriages cease to ply.
Whenever a Licensed Carriage ceases to ply, the
I Proprietor thereof shall give intimation immediately
ij'^to the Registrar, Central Police Buildings, and shall
|ireturn the License to him, provided the repairs are
I not finished within twenty-one days. Whenever a
'Licensed Carriage is sold by the Proprietor in whose
name the License has been granted, or otherwise ceases
to be his property, the License wiU lapse and become
null and void.
Carriages to he in readiness.
The Owner of each Licensed Carriage shall have
the same ready for hire at one of the Pubhc Stands
from Nine o'clock in the morning until Eleven o'clock
at night, unless when engaged. And when within
their respective yards, coach-houses, or stables, shall
turn out for hire as soon as practicable, or can be
done without injury to his servants or horses, after
being called upon, between Eleven o'clock at night
and Nine in the morning.
Carriages let out for Eire at other places, or
met with, if not engaged.
All Carriages let out on any station or place for
tiire shall be subject to the Stand Rules ; as also
Carriages when met with if not at the time actually
pngaged.
Carriages to take their places on Stands in the
order of their arrival.
All Carnages shall take their station on the
Street Stands in the order of their arrival, and at
such distance from each other as that persons walk-
ng may conveniently pass between them ; and when
any Carriage shall be called or driven off any
Stand, the Carriage immediately behind shall draw
ap to the place vacated, and any other Carriage be-
|iind in the like order, and when a vacancy shall occur
it the lower end of the line, it may be taken up by
the first Carriage from the next division of the Stand,
br if the first shall not be driven to it, then by the
lecond, and so on in the order of the line. After
;etting down a fare, the Carriage may proceed to the
fiearest stand at which there is room.
Arrangement of Carriages at places of Public
Amusement and Assembly.
All Carriages ordered back for a party, at any
)lace of public amusement or assembly, shall have
he preference of drawing up nearest to the door or
pntrance of such place, and shall drive up in the order
n which they arrive. When a party is put down
he Driver shall immediately pass on and not wait
, wft the door, but take such place as the Police may
' * lirect ; and all Carriages waiting for hire at any such
place shall stand on the opposite side of the street, or
at such other place as the Police may on such occa-
sions direct, for the purpose of preventing confusion.
DKIVEES.
Every Driver shall, when he receives his License,
be furnished with a Badge by the Registrar,
and shall leave Half-a-Crown as security for the
Badge, which sum will be returned when the Badge^
is given up. In the event of the Badge being in-
jm-ed while in possession of the Driver, the expenses
of any necessary repairs will be deducted from the
sum deposited.
He shall wear the Badge displayed conspicu-
ously on his left breast above his outer garment,
while on the stand or di'iving, or otherwise employed
as a Driver, except when engaged at a man-iage, or
funeral, or country excursion, or airing, when he may
wear his Badge concealed.
No Driver to lend or permit any other persoB
to use his License or Badge, or to wear any other
Badge than the one issued to him by the Registrar.
Every Driver who ceases to act, or whose License
shall have been suspended by the Magistrate, or
shall have expired, shall, within three days there-
after, deliver his License and Badge at the office of
the Registrar.
He siiall always have with him while on the Stand.,
or driving, a copy of the Clauses of the Glasgow
Police Act, 1866, relative to Hackney Carriages anc^
Drivers; also Bye-laws, and Tables of Fares and
Distances, and Duplicate of Carriage License, and
Reference Ticket, which he will exhibit, on demand,
to any Constable, or to any person who has hired or
used his Can-iage, or who is about to do so ; which
Clauses, Bye-laws, or Tables of Distances, with the
Duplicates of Carriage License, he will keep in a tin
case, that they may at all times be clean and legible.
He shall keep his Carriage Lamps lighted, while
driving, after sunset and before sunrise, during the
months of October, November, December, January,
and February.
Every Driver shall be cleanly in his person, and
shall, when on the Stand or driving, wear a good
hat, and other good, clean, and respectable clothes,
and shall conduct himself, at all times, in a proper,
civil, and decorous manner.
Driver to deliver Reference Ticket to Hirer of
Carriage.
Every Driver shall tender to the person hiring his
Carriage, when entering the Carriage, a Ticket,
according to the pattern shown in the ofiice of the-
Registrar, having printed thereon the number of the-
Carriage and of the Driver, the name and address of
the Proprietor, and the following words — " Reference^
in case of incivility, loss, or overcharge."
Driver not to stand or Loiter in streets appro-
priated as Public Stands when full number
of Carriages on Stand.
No Driver of any Can-iage shall stand or loiter
with the same in any of the squares, streets, or places
appropriated as Public Stands, at the time when the
full number of Carriages authorised to ply on the
respective Stand shall be thereon, or in any street or
place not appropriated as a Public Stand, except at
places of public amusement or entertainment, and on
the occasion thereof.

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