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Hackney Carriage (Taxi) Licences
Section 38 of the Town Police Clauses Act 1847 requires that all vehicles acting as hackney carriages be licenced.
- Town Police Clauses Act 1847 (external link)
All hackney carriages in Pendle are red in colour and have a meter fitted.
Hackney Carriage Drivers' Licences
Under Section 46 of the above Act, a hackney carriage licence is required before any person can drive a hackney carriage (commonly called a taxi).
Contact: Taxi Licensing Team
Department: Regeneration Services
Telephone: 01282 661638
Fax: 01282 661071Engineering and Special Projects, Elliott House, 9 Market Square, Nelson, Lancashire, BB9 0LX