Statutory guidance

Traffic commissioners: the principles of decision making and the concept of proportionality, November 2018.

Sets out how commissioners approach the legislative requirements and when the potential impact of any regulatory action might be relevant.

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The Senior Traffic Commissioner for Great Britain issues guidance and directions under section 4C(1) of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981 (as amended).

This guidance explains how the Senior Traffic Commissioner believes that traffic commissioners should interpret the law in relation to the principles of decision making and the concept of proportionality.

The directions are addressed to the traffic commissioners in respect of the approach to be taken by staff acting on behalf of individual traffic commissioners. They dictate the operation of delegated functions in relation to the principles of decision making and the concept of proportionality.

Published 21 December 2016
Last updated 1 November 2018 + show all updates
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