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Property accidentally left in any Carriage.
In every case of property being inadvertently left
ia any Carriage by any person or persons who may
have hired or used the same, such property shall be
taken and delivered up to the person or persons who
have left the same, and, if not so delivered up, shall,
â– within twelve hours after the property is found, be
taken in the state in which it was found to the
Central Police OiBce, and there dehvered to the
Registrar, with the name of the Owner and Driver,
and number of the Carriage ; the Driver in such case
to be rewarded at the expense of the hirer, which
reward shall be a sum equal to at least 2s. 6d in the
£ left with the Magistrate or Registrar, to be handed
to the Driver if the property is given up without his
Driver not to Canvass for Employment,
No Driver shall canvass or importune for employ-
ment ; nor shall Carriages be taken from their station
in search of employment, but shall wait their chance
in the order prescribed by Bye-laws 21 and 22,
except when taken to places of public amusement or
Drivers not to Smolce.
Drivers shall not smoke when waiting for parties
ac when driving, after an objection made by any
person riding in, or upon, any such Carriage.
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.
Drivers to observe the Proper Rules for Driving.
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
Drivers 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.
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.
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.
It shall be in the option of the hirer to engage
amy Hackney Carriage, either by time or distance,
providing this is done at the time of hiring ; but no
Hackney Carriage shall carry a greater number than
four grown-up persons at one time if a four-wheeled
carriage, and two grown-up persons if a two-wheeled .
Fares by Distance.
The following fares to be allowed for distance
/. N^ot exceeding one Mile : —
For a party of three or four grown- «.
up persons, . . . . 1
For each additional half-mile, or
part thereof, .
//. Not exceeding a Mile and a half: —
For a party of one or two grown-
up persons, ....
For each additional half-mile, or
part thereof, ....
(a) These Rates to include going from the nearest i
Stand to the hirer's residence, and waiting ten i
minutes, but if detained more than ten minutes. Six-
pence to be allovred for each additional ten minutes
or part thereof.
(6) 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 one
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 waiting has not amounted in whole to
ten minutes.
(c) For Rules in regard to Children, see Bye-
law 60.
(d) The Fare for any distance beyond five miles tcv;
be the subject of special agreement. And if hired?
by time, the Driver shall not be compelled to drivaji
for more than one hour.
Should the Driver requii'e to go more than three
hundred yards from the yard or Stand where the
Carriage is taken to the hirer's residence, there wiU
be a charge of Sixpence extra.
Half-fare returning, which the hirer shall have the
option of doing.
When parties return, and the fare going does-
not exceed One Shilling and Sixpence, the Carriage
shall wait ten minutes without 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 rate of
Sixpence for every ten minutes, or part thereof,
commencing at the period when the free waiting,
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 54, Article (a), i
Fares by Time.
For shopping, making calls, and the like, where
the driving is not continuous, and the distance
travelled, going and returning, does not exceed two
miles in the half hour, the charge shall be Two

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