Air Navigation and Transport Act, 1936

Right of entry on land by the Minister and local authorities.

39.—(1) Any person (in this section referred to as an authorised officer) authorised in that behalf by the Minister or a local authority may do either or both of the following things, that is to say:—

(a) enter on any land for the purpose of making thereon any inquiry, investigation, or examination preliminary or incidental to the acquisition of such land for the purposes of this Part of this Act;

(b) enter, for the purposes of making thereon surveys, on any land, which adjoins or is in the neighbourhood of land acquired or the acquisition of which is contemplated for the purposes of the said Part.

(2) If any person impedes or obstructs an authorised officer in the exercise of the powers conferred on such authorised officer by this section, such person shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding ten pounds.