Irish Aviation Authority Act 1993

Attendance of company at meetings of or organised by certain international organisations.

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62. (1) ( a) The company may attend a meeting of or organised by any of the organisations specified in paragraph (b) in so far as the meeting relates to a matter to which a function of the company relates with, in the case of an organisation specified in subparagraph (iv) of paragraph (b), the consent of the Minister and, if the organisation has functions in addition to those relating to civil aviation, the consent of the Minister for Foreign Affairs.

( b) The organisations referred to in paragraph (a) are:

(i) the International Civil Aviation Organisation,

(ii) Eurocontrol,

(iii) the European Civil Aviation Conference,

(iv) any other international organisation of which the State is a member and whose functions relate to a matter to which a function of the company relates.

( c) The representatives of the company at a meeting of or organised by an organisation referred to in subparagraph (i), (ii) or (iii) of paragraph (b) shall also represent the State at the meeting unless the Minister otherwise directs and the representatives of the company at a meeting of or organised by an organisation referred to in subparagraph (iv) of paragraph (b) shall, if so directed by the Minister with the consent of the Minister for Foreign Affairs, also represent the State.

(2) The company may and, if so directed by the Minister, shall attend, as an observer, a meeting of or organised by an international organisation of which the State is not a member if the subject matter of the meeting is or includes a matter to which a function of the company relates and such attendance is permitted by the organisation.

(3) Wherever so requested by the Minister, the company shall submit to him a report in writing of the proceedings at a meeting referred to in subsection (1) or (2) attended by it or in relation to such matters arising at or relating to such a meeting as the Minister may specify.