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TRANSPORT OPERATIONS (PASSENGER TRANSPORT) ACT 1994 - SECT 27A

Person must use drivers that hold driver authorisation

27A Person must use drivers that hold driver authorisation

(1) A person must not provide a public passenger service unless the person uses a driver who holds driver authorisation for the service.
Penalty—
Maximum penalty—
(a) if the driver does not hold driver authorisation—160 penalty units; or
(b) if the driver holds driver authorisation to provide a public passenger service other than the public passenger service provided by the driver—20 penalty units.
(2) For subsection (1) , a person provides a public passenger service if the person—
(a) is an operator of the service; or
(b) for a booked hire service—provides a booking service for the service.
(3) Subsection (1) does not apply to a person providing a public passenger service if the service is—
(a) not provided on a road; or
(b) provided using a light rail vehicle; or
(c) prescribed by regulation as a service to which this section does not apply.



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