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15 1988

AIR NAVIGATION AND TRANSPORT ACT, 1988

PART I

Preliminary and General

Short title, collective citation and construction.

1. —(1) This Act may be cited as the Air Navigation and Transport Act, 1988.

(2) The Air Navigation and Transport Acts, 1936 to 1986, and this Act may be cited as the Air Navigation and Transport Acts, 1936 to 1988.

(3) The Air Navigation and Transport Acts, 1936 to 1988, shall be construed together as one Act.

Interpretation.

2. —(1) In this Act—

the Act of 1946” means the Air Navigation and Transport Act, 1946 ;

the Act of 1950” means the Air Navigation and Transport Act, 1950 ;

the Act of 1959” means the Air Navigation and Transport Act, 1959 ;

the Act of 1963” means the Air Navigation (Eurocontrol) Act, 1963

(as amended by the Air Navigation (Eurocontrol) Act, 1971 , and the Air Navigation (Eurocontrol) Act, 1983 );

the Act of 1965” means the Air Navigation and Transport Act, 1965 ;

the Acts” means the Air Navigation and Transport Acts, 1936 to 1986;

authorised person” has the meaning specified in section 18 ;

the Minister” means the Minister for Tourism and Transport;

the Principal Act” means the Air Navigation and Transport Act, 1936 ;

1975 Protocols to the Warsaw Convention” means the Additional Protocols Numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4 (each of which was signed at Montreal on the 25th day of September, 1975) to amend the Warsaw Convention.

(2) A reference in this Act to a section or Schedule is, unless the context otherwise requires, a reference to a section of, or Schedule to, this Act, and a reference in this Act to a subsection or paragraph is a reference to the subsection or paragraph of the provision in which the reference occurs, unless it is indicated that a reference to some other provision is intended.

(3) A reference in this Act to any enactment shall be construed as a reference to that enactment as amended or adapted by or under any subsequent enactment (including this Act).

Laying of orders and Regulations before Houses of Oireachtas.

3. —Every order and Regulation made under this Act shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as may be after it is made and, if a resolution annulling the order (other than an order under Part III ) or Regulation is passed by either such House within the next subsequent twenty-one days on which that House has sat after the order or Regulation is laid before it, the order or Regulation shall be annulled accordingly, but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done thereunder.

Expenses.

4. —The expenses of the Minister in the administration of this Act shall, to such extent as may be sanctioned by the Minister for Finance, be paid out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas.