32AA Deciding applications for registration—public passenger vehicles
(1) The road transport authority may refuse to approve an application for registration of a registrable vehicle as a public passenger vehicle if the applicant is not the accredited operator of the vehicle.
Note A public passenger vehicle is a public bus, taxi or hire car.
(2) In this section:
"accredited operator", of a public passenger vehicle—see the Road Transport (Public Passenger Services) Regulation 2002 , dictionary.
Note For other requirements for registration of taxis and hire cars, see s 32B and s 32C.