International Interests in Mobile Equipment (Cape Town Convention) Act 2005

Power of Government to make declarations for the purposes of the Cape Town Convention and Aircraft Protocol.

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5.—(1) The Government may, by order, make decisions about any matter in relation to which a State may make a declaration as provided for in Articles 39, 40, 50, 52, 53, 54, 55, 57 and 60 of the Convention and in Articles XXIV, XXX, XXXI and XXXIII of the Aircraft Protocol.

(2) If the Government has made a declaration under the Cape Town Convention or the Aircraft Protocol (other than a declaration authorised under Article 60 of that Convention or Article XXXI of that Protocol), it may make a decision withdrawing from the declaration in accordance with Article 58 of that Convention or Article XXXIV of that Protocol.

F1 [ (2A) The Government may make an order providing that the Aircraft Protocol shall have force of law in the State as provided under section 4 as if the entirety of Alternative A in Article XI of the Aircraft Protocol was in force as respects the State and applied to insolvency proceedings. The order may specify the waiting period required under Article XI of the Protocol as a period of 60 days. ]

(3) An order under this section may authorise the Minister to make the declaration or effect the withdrawal to which the decision of the Government relates.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F1

Inserted (27.07.2014) by State Airports (Shannon Group) Act 2014 (27/2014), s. 53, commenced on enactment.

Editorial Notes:

E1

Power pursuant to subs. (2A) exercised (2.05.2017) by International Interests in Mobile Equipment (Cape Town Convention) (Aircraft Protocol) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 187 of 2017).

E2

Power pursuant to section exercised (25.07.2009) by International Interests in Mobile Equipment (Cape Town Convention) (Declarations) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 927 of 2005).