Cogley v Sherwood: 1959

It is the exhibition of the vehicle for hire through the agency of the driver which is the essence of the offence of plying for hire, unlicensed.


[1959] WLR 781


Metropolitan Police Public Carriage Act 1869 7


England and Wales

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CitedOddy, Regina (on the Application of) v Bugbugs Ltd Admn 12-Nov-2003
A private prosecutor appealed dismissal of his complaint that the respondent had operated an unlicensed man-powered rickshaw service. The district judge had held that it was not a taxi service. It was, under the 1869 Act a stage carriage and . .
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Road Traffic

Updated: 26 November 2022; Ref: scu.193390