Irish Aviation Authority Act 1993

Miscellaneous amendments of Acts.

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72. (1) Sections 55 and 56 of the Principal Act, as amended, in each case, by the Act of 1988, shall have effect as if the references to an order under Part II of the Act of 1946 included references to an order under this Act.

(2) The powers conferred on the Minister by sections 13 and 14 of the Air Navigation and Transport Act, 1950, may be exercised also by the company and, for the purposes of such exercise—

( a) the references in paragraphs ( a) and ( b) of subsection (2) of section 13 to an authorised person shall be construed as references to an authorised officer of the company, and

( b) the references in those sections to the Minister shall be construed as references to the company.

(3) The powers conferred on the Minister by section 9 of the Act of 1988 in relation to the licences and authorisations specified in that section may be exercised by him also in relation to licences and authorisations for the operation of aerodromes granted by the company.

(4) An authorised officer of the company may for the purposes of the enforcement of any provisions of—

( a) the Acts or this Act or an instrument made or given thereunder and relating to a matter to which a function of the company relates,

( b) the Annexes to the Chicago Convention specified in the Schedule , or

( c) the Eurocontrol Convention,

exercise any of the powers conferred by section 18 of the Act of 1988 on an authorised person within the meaning of that section and, for the purposes of such exercise, subsections (2) and (4) of that section shall apply in relation to an authorised officer of the company as they apply in relation to an authorised person within the meaning aforesaid.

(5) The powers conferred on an authorised officer within the meaning of section 33 of the Act of 1988 by subsection (1) ( b) of that section may be exercised by an authorised person within the meaning of section 18 of that Act.

(6) ( a) Section 28 of the Act of 1988 is hereby amended by the substitution of “ £100,000” for “£50,000” in each place where it occurs in subsections (1) ( b), (2) ( b) and (3) ( b).

( b) Section 29 of the Act of 1988 is hereby amended by the substitution of “ £100,000” for “£50,000” in subsections (1) ( b) and (2) ( b).

Annotations

Editorial Notes:

E324

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.01.2006) by Irish Aviation Authority (Protected Area) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 777 of 2005), in effect as per art. 1(b).