Seychelles Licensing Authority and the Seychelles Taxi Operators Association works in collaboration to address issues faced by Taxi Operators
The CEO, Deputy CEO and Principal Licensing Inspector attended two meetings organized at Hotels by the Seychelles Taxi Operators Association on Wednesday 5th September, 2018.
The meetings were held at Four Seasons Resort and Banyan Tree Resort. The aim of the meetings were to discuss several difficulties that the Taxi Operators are facing at these two Hotels and come to a compromise as to how to address these issues. The Chairman of the Seychelles Taxi Operators Association, Mr. Jemmie Bonne was pleased to have the team from SLA at the meetings as it showed the commitment of the Authority in helping to reduce the issues affecting the market in which these taxis operate.
SLA Appeals Board Meeting
The Seychelles Licensing Authority Appeals Board, set up under section 18 of the Licences Act, 2010, is the Board responsible for hearing and determining appeals against the decisions of the Authority. The SLA Appeals Board held a meeting on Friday 31st August, 2018 to review a case tabled before it for determination. The SLA Appeals Board is comprised of Mrs. Helen Maiche as Chairperson and the Members are Mrs. Irene Sirame, Mrs. Natalie Edmond and Mrs. Rose-Mary Elizabeth.
REVIEW OF LICENCES ACT & LICENCE REGULATIONS
A Consultant, Mr. Edward Donelan is in the country conducting a review of the Licences Act and all Licence Regulations. Several meetings are being held with various stakeholders, both from the public and private sectors, over the course of 3 weeks to ensure that all bodies concerned with licensing are consulted during this process. This project, which is much anticipated by several Government entities and the business community, is an exciting project for the country. The report of the Consultant will be presented in September.