§ 113.01  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   CERTIFICATE. A certificate of public convenience and necessity issued in accord with this chapter.
   DRIVER'S PERMIT. The permit issued by the city, after examination, authorizing a person to drive a taxicab operating under this chapter.
   OWNER. The person who owns a taxicab operating under this chapter, or the person who is in charge of the operation of the taxicab.
   TAXICAB. Every vehicle driven or propelled by gasoline, electric motor or other mechanical devices, other than motor buses operating along regular routes or schedules, which is used for the purpose of carrying, transporting or conveying any person from one place to another, for which service a charge or fee is made, not including any transportation networking company regulated under G.S. Ch. 20, Art. 10A.
   TAXICAB COMPANY. A sole proprietorship, corporation, professional corporation, non-profit corporation, limited liability company, limited partnership, limited liability partnership or any other partnership whether or not formed under the laws of the State of North Carolina in the business of owning, operating, leasing or providing taxi cabs or taxi cab services for hire by the public. All foreign business enterprises must be licensed by the Secretary of State of North Carolina to do business in North Carolina.
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