Aviation (Preclearance) Act 2009


Number 16 of 2009


AVIATION (PRECLEARANCE) ACT 2009

REVISED

Updated to 23 June 2016


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of Aviation (Preclearance) Act 2009. It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under Law Reform Commission Act 1975 (3/1975) to keep the law under review and to undertake revision and consolidation of statute law.

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Number 16 of 2009


AVIATION (PRECLEARANCE) ACT 2009

REVISED

Updated to 23 June 2016


Introduction

This Revised Act presents the text of the Act as it has been amended since enactment, and preserves the format in which it was first passed.

Related legislation

This Act is not collectively cited with any other Act.

Annotations

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Material not updated in this revision

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Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

• None

All Acts up to and including Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions and Certain Disclosures) Act 2016 (4/2016), enacted 11 February 2016, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Aviation (Preclearance) Act 2009 (Section 19) (Commencement) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 445 of 2013)

Preclearance Area (Dublin Airport) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 9 of 2011)

Preclearance Area (Shannon Airport) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 317 of 2009)

Aviation (Preclearance) Act 2009 (Commencement) Order 2009 (S. I. No. 315 of 2009)

All statutory instruments up to and including Broadcasting Act 2009 (Section 130 (1)(a)(iv) Designation) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 328 of 2016), made 23 June 2016, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 16 of 2009


AVIATION (PRECLEARANCE) ACT 2009

REVISED

Updated to 23 June 2016




Number 16 of 2009


AVIATION (PRECLEARANCE) ACT 2009

REVISED

Updated to 23 June 2016


AN ACT TO GIVE EFFECT TO AN AGREEMENT ENTERED INTO BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF IRELAND AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA RELATING TO THE PROVISION OF PRECLEARANCE OPERATIONS AT AIRPORTS IN THE STATE FOR PERSONS TRAVELLING BY AIR TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DONE AT WASHINGTON ON 17 NOVEMBER 2008, TO GIVE THE MINISTER FOR TRANSPORT POWER TO MAKE REGULATIONS, INCLUDING REGULATIONS DESIGNATING AREAS AT AIRPORTS WITHIN WHICH PRECLEARANCE OPERATIONS MAY BE CARRIED OUT, TO PROVIDE FOR CONFERRING CERTAIN LIMITED FUNCTIONS ON PRECLEARANCE OFFICERS WITHIN THOSE AREAS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE SEIZURE AND FORFEITURE OF GOODS NOT DULY DECLARED AND TO REPEAL THE AIR NAVIGATION AND TRANSPORT (PREINSPECTION) ACT 1986, TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 1997 AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.

[8 th July, 2009]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: