Air Navigation and Transport Act, 1946


2.—(1) In this Act—

the expression “the Chicago Convention” means the Convention on International Civil Aviation opened for signature at Chicago on the 7th day of December, 1944, and includes any amendment of the said Convention which may be made under Article 94 thereof;

the expression “Irish aircraft” means aircraft registered in the State;

the expression “the Minister” means the Minister for Industry and Commerce;

the expression “the operative date” means the date of the passing of this Act;

the word “prescribed” means prescribed by an order made by the Minister under this Act;

the expression “the Principal Act” means the Air Navigation and Transport Act, 1936 (No. 40 of 1936), as adapted in consequence of the enactment of the Constitution and as amended by the Air Navigation and Transport (Amendment) Act, 1942 (No. 10 of 1942).

(2) References in this Act to any country or territory (including the State) shall, unless the context otherwise requires, be construed as including references to the territorial waters (if any) adjacent to such country or territory.

(3) This Act shall be construed as one with the Air Navigation and Transport Acts, 1936 and 1942.