Air Navigation and Transport Act 2022


Amendment of section 32 of Act of 1993

67. Section 32 of the Act of 1993 is amended, in subsection (3)—

(a) by the substitution of the following paragraphs for paragraph (a):

“(a) (i) Subject to paragraph (aa), the Minister shall, at least once in the period of 3 years beginning on the relevant day and in each subsequent period of 3 years beginning on the expiration of the last previous period, appoint a person to carry out an examination of the performance by the company of its functions in so far as they relate to the application and enforcement of technical and safety standards in relation to aircraft and air navigation and to report in writing to the Minister the results of the examination.

(ii) In subparagraph (i), ‘relevant day’ means the last day on which a report under this subsection was submitted to the Government and the company before the commencement of section 67 of the Air Navigation and Transport Act 2022.

(aa) The Minister may make regulations to specify any of the following:

(i) any aspect of the company’s performance of its functions which shall be the subject of an examination referred to in paragraph (a);

(ii) the scope of such examination;

(iii) the form and manner of the report under paragraph (a).

(ab) Regulations made under paragraph (aa) may contain such incidental, supplementary and consequential provisions as appear to the Minister to be necessary or expedient for the purposes of the regulations.”,


(b) by the insertion of the following paragraph after paragraph (b):

“(bb) The Minister shall cause a copy of the report under paragraph (a) to be published on a website of the Government.”.