The Stage-Carriages Act,1861
Section 3. Power to refuse license
The Magistrate or 1[***] Commissioner of Police to whom the application for a license of a stage-carriage is made may refuse to license the same, if he shall be of opinion that such stage-carriage is unserviceable or is unsafe or unfit for public accommodation or use.
If a Magistrate or 1[***] Commissioner of Police as aforesaid shall grant a license, the license shall set forth the number thereof, the name and residence of the proprietor of the stage-carriage, the place at which his head office is held, the largest number of passengers and the greatest weight of luggage to be carried in or on such carriage, the number of horses by which such carriage is to be drawn, and the name of the place at which such carriage is licensed.
1. The word “Chief” rep. by Act 10 of 1914, s.3 and Sch. II.