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1 2001



Miscellaneous Amendments


47. —Subsection (11) of section 5 of the Irish Aviation Authority Act, 1993 , is repealed.

Amendment of Freedom of Information Act, 1997.

48. —The Freedom of Information Act, 1997 , is amended in the Third Schedule, by the insertion in Part I at the end thereof in the second column of “Aviation Regulation Act, 2001” and opposite in the third column of “ Section 19 ”.

Amendment of Act of 1998.

49. —The Act of 1998 is amended in section 7(4) by the deletion of “that is not being prosecuted summarily”.

Amendment of Air Navigation and Transport Act, 1973.

50. —Section 2A (inserted by section 65 of the Act of 1998) of the Air Navigation and Transport Act, 1973 , is amended—

(a) by the insertion after subsection (3) of the following subsection:

“(3A) Where an aircraft lands, on the territory of the State and a member of the Garda Síochána has reason to believe that there is on board the aircraft a person who has committed an offence under this section, the member, together with any other members of the Garda Síochána, may, without warrant, enter the aircraft and may, without warrant, arrest any such person whom he or she finds on the aircraft.”,


(b) in subsection (4), by the substitution—

(i) in paragraph (a) for “£500” of “£1,500”, and

(ii) in paragraph (b) for “£700” of “£1,500”.