S.I. No. 74/1952 - Air Navigation (Foreign Military Aircraft) Order, 1952.


S.I. No. 74 of 1952.

AIR NAVIGATION (FOREIGN MILITARY AIRCRAFT) ORDER, 1952.

I, SE?N F. LEMASS, Minister for Industry and Commerce, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by the Air Navigation and Transport Act, 1946 (No. 23 of 1946), hereby order as follows :—

1. This Order may be cited as the Air Navigation (Foreign Military Aircraft) Order, 1952.

2. In this Order—

the expression " military aircraft " means aircraft used in military service ;

the expression " aircraft used in military service " includes naval, military and air force aircraft, and every aircraft commanded by a person in naval, military or air force service detailed for the purpose shall be deemed to be an aircraft used in military service ;

the expression " the Minister " means the Minister for External Affairs.

3. No foreign military aircraft shall fly over or land in the State save on the express invitation or with the express permission of the Minister.

4. Every foreign military aircraft flying over or landing in the State on the express invitation or with the express permission of the Minister shall comply with such stipulations as the Minister may make in relation to such aircraft.

5. Articles 3 and 4 of this Order shall not apply to foreign military aircraft engaged in searching for an aircraft in distress or in rescuing survivors of an aircraft accident but—

(a) no such foreign military aircraft shall enter any area appointed as a prohibited area under or by virtue of an order made under Part II of the Air Navigation and Transport Act, 1946 (No. 23 of 1946), and

(b) any such foreign military aircraft shall comply with such stipulations as the Minister may make in relation to it.

6. Article 75 of the Air Navigation (General) Regulations, 1930, is hereby revoked.

GIVEN under my Official Seal this 27th day of March, 1952.

(Signed) SE?N F. LEMASS,

Minister for Industry and Commerce.