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The press and public were excluded from the meeting for consideration of the applications listed below in terms of Section 50(A)(3)(b) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973.
Request for the Suspension of a Taxi Driver's Licence and Private Hire Car Licence
The Sub Committee had before it (1) an information note prepared by the Chief Officer - Governance in respect of the request for suspension which advised that the request had to be determined within six weeks; and (2)a letter dated 3 September 2019 from the Chief Superintendent, Police Scotland, c/o North East Division, which in terms of Paragraphs 11 and 12 of Schedule 1 to the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982, requested the suspension of the licence holder’s taxi driver’s licence and private hire car licence.
The licence holder was not in attendance.
Inspector Heathershaw was in attendance on behalf of Police Scotland and spoke in support of the request for suspension from Police Scotland.
The Sub Committee resolved:
to agree to suspend the licence holder’s taxi driver’s licence and private hire car licence with immediate effect for its unexpired portion in terms of Paragraph 11 and 12 of Schedule 1 to the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 on the grounds of public safety and that the licence holder be instructed to return his licence plates to the Chief Officer - Governance immediately.
- COUNCILLOR JOHN REYNOLDS, Convener.