Authorised Meter Adjuster - Tasmania

Description

You will need to be authorised if you intend to test, seal or program taxi meters. Authorised meter adjusters are able to undertake activities including:

  • ensuring that taximeters are operating correctly
  • issuing certificates to operators of taxi licences
  • sealing taximeters to ensure no other person can tamper with them.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this authorisation you must:

  • be a fit and proper person (provide a current National Police Certificate)
  • supply written endorsement from the taximeter manufacturer.

Please email the agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fee information is in the attached fee resource.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply Company, Co-operative, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader Public Passenger Vehicle and Accreditation Fees (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Taxi and Hire Vehicle Industries Act 2008 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Taxi Industry Regulations 2018 Tasmania

Application process

Apply

A written endorsement is required from each manufacturer whose meters it is proposed to seal, certifying that the manufacturer is satisfied the applicant has the necessary technical competencies to carry out this function.

A sample of this letter is available in the resources section.

The application form must be completed and lodged at a Service Tasmania shop with the prescribed fee paid

Administering agency

Department of State Growth

Transport

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.