Road Transport Act, 1933

Amendment of meaning of expression “passenger road service” in Act of 1932.

66.—(1) The definition of the expression “passenger road service” contained in section 2 of the Act of 1932 is hereby amended by the insertion therein of the words “or otherwise” after the words “specified route”, and the said Act shall be construed and have effect with due regard to the modification of the meaning of the said expression effected by the said amendment.

(2) A service of one or more mechanically propelled vehicles which would but for this sub-section be a passenger road service within the meaning of the Act of 1932 shall not be a passenger road service for the purposes of that Act where both the following conditions are complied with, that is to say:—

(a) each of such vehicles is engaged in carrying mails, within the meaning of the Act of 1932, under contract with the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs, and

(b) each of such vehicles has a seating capacity for not more than five persons (excluding the driver).