The Department for Transport has published new statutory guidance for licensing authorities in England. The statutory guidance is intended to help licensing authorities comply with their new duties under the Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles (Safeguarding and Road Safety) Act 2022 which come into effect from 31 May 2022.
A DfT spokesperson said:
"The other duties of this Act relating the refusals, suspensions and revocations database, will come into effect once commenced via legislation at a later date. Further communication and guidance on those duties will come in due course."