|374D||Title:||ROAD TRAFFIC (PUBLIC SERVICE VEHICLES) REGULATIONS||Gazette Number:|
|Regulation:||21||Heading:||Offences and penalties for breach of permit conditions||Version Date:||30/06/1997|
(1) Any person who drives or uses any private car in respect of which a hire car permit is issued in contravention of any condition to which the hire car permit is subject under regulation 14(5) commits an offence and is liable to a fine of $1000 and to imprisonment for 6 months.
(2) If an offence under subregulation (1) is committed by any person other than the hire car permit holder, the hire car permit holder also commits an offence and is liable to a fine of $1000 and to imprisonment for 6 months.
(3) In any proceedings against a hire car permit holder for an offence under subregulation (2) the onus shall be upon the hire car permit holder to satisfy the court or magistrate that he was not aware and had no reasonable grounds for believing that the private car was driven or used in contravention of the condition of the hire car permit.