Air Companies (Amendment) Act, 1993


1.—(1) In this Act—

“the Act of 1977” means the Worker Participation (State Enterprises) Act, 1977 ;

“air companies” means the Holding Company and Aer Rianta cuideachta phoiblí theoranta and “air company” shall be construed accordingly;

“the Companies Acts” means the Companies Acts, 1963 to 1990, and every other enactment which is to be construed together as one with those Acts;

“the existing companies” means Aer Lingus public limited company and Aerlínte Éireann public limited company;

“the Minister” means the Minister for Transport, Energy and Communications;

“the Principal Act” means the Air Companies Act, 1966 ;

“subsidiary” has the same meaning as it has in section 155 of the Companies Act, 1963 .

(2) In this Act, a reference to “the Holding Company” shall be construed as a reference to a public limited company incorporated or to be incorporated in the State as Aer Lingus Group public limited company.

(3) (a) A reference in this Act to a section is a reference to a section of this Act unless it is indicated that a reference to some other Act is intended.

(b) A reference in this Act to a subsection or to a paragraph is to the subsection or paragraph of the provision in which the reference occurs unless it is indicated that reference to some other provision is intended.