Air Navigation and Transport (Amendment) Act, 1998

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Number 24 of 1998


AIR NAVIGATION AND TRANSPORT (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1998


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART I

Preliminary and General

Section

1.

Short title, collective citation, collective construction and commencement.

2.

Interpretation.

3.

Regulations, orders and directions.

4.

Disposal of moneys received by Minister.

5.

Expenses.

6.

Repeals.

7.

Offences and penalties.

8.

Proceedings.

PART II

Share Capital and Financial Provisions

9.

Share capital of company.

10.

Issue of shares by company to Minister for Finance.

11.

Obligation of certain shareholders to hold shares in trust.

12.

Payment of dividends, etc. into Exchequer.

13.

Borrowing by company and subsidiaries.

PART III

Transfer of Property and Carrying out of Works by Company

14.

Transfer of land and other property.

15.

Transfer of rights and liabilities, and continuation of leases, licences and permissions granted by Minister.

16.

Power of company to manage, develop and establish airports.

17.

Acquisition of land by company.

18.

Purposes for which land may be acquired by company.

19.

Right of entry on land by company.

20.

Power to sell water.

21.

Protection of public roads, bridges and tunnels.

PART IV

Administration of Company

22.

Memorandum and articles of association.

23.

Principal objects of company.

24.

General duties of company.

25.

Conferral of additional functions on company.

26.

Appropriation of part of company's airports to use of other persons.

27.

Chairperson of board of directors.

28.

Directors and chairpersons of subsidiaries of the company.

29.

Chief Executive.

30.

Accounts and audits.

31.

Chairperson's report.

32.

Superannuation schemes.

33.

Membership of either House of Oireachtas or European Parliament.

34.

Disclosure by directors of certain interests.

35.

Disclosure by members of staff of certain interests.

36.

Prohibition of unauthorised disclosure of confidential information.

37.

Prohibition of certain communications.

38.

Giving of directions by Minister to company.

PART V

Provisions in Relation to Regulation of Airports

39.

Airport charges.

40.

Detention and sale of aircraft for unpaid airport charges.

41.

Abandoned aircraft.

42.

Airport bye-laws.

43.

Amendment of section 33 of Act of 1988.

44.

Amendment of section 18 of Act of 1988.

45.

Amendment of section 19 of Act of 1988.

46.

Lopping, cutting or removal of certain trees, etc.

47.

Interference with anything provided for purpose of operation, management or safety of airport.

48.

Authorised officers.

49.

Power to enter and inspect aircraft.

50.

Prohibition on bringing certain dangerous articles within airport.

51.

Authorised person.

PART VI

Miscellaneous

52.

Amendment of section 1 of Air Companies (Amendment) Act, 1993.

53.

Amendment of section 1 of Air Companies Act, 1966.

54.

Amendment of section 1 of Air Companies (Amendment) Act, 1976.

55.

Charge of rates on property of company.

56.

Exemption of company lettings from the Landlord and Tenant Acts.

57.

Exemption from Stamp Duty.

58.

Liability for loss occurring before vesting day.

59.

Road for purposes of Road Traffic Acts, 1961 to 1995.

60.

Amendment of Customs-free Airport Act, 1947.

61.

Amendment of Act of 1993.

62.

Acquisition of land by Authority.

63.

Right of entry on land by Authority.

64.

Detention and sale of aircraft by Authority for unpaid air navigation and aeronautical communications services charges.

65.

Disruptive behaviour on board aircraft in flight.

FIRST SCHEDULE

Repeal of Enactments

SECOND SCHEDULE

Provisions Relating to Compulsory Acquisition


Acts Referred to

Acquisition of Land (Assessment of Compensation) Act, 1919

9 and 10 Geo.5, c. 57

Air Companies (Amendment) Act, 1976

1976, No. 36

Air Companies (Amendment) Act, 1993

1993, No. 38

Air Companies Act, 1966

1966, No. 4

Air Navigation and Transport Act, 1936

1936, No. 40

Air Navigation and Transport Act, 1946

1946, No. 23

Air Navigation and Transport Act, 1950

1950, No. 4

Air Navigation and Transport Act, 1973

1973, No. 29

Air Navigation and Transport Act, 1988

1988, No. 15

Air Navigation and Transport Acts, 1936 to 1988

Companies Act, 1963

1963, No. 33

Criminal Procedure Act, 1967

1967, No. 12

Customs-free Airport Act, 1947

1947, No. 5

European Communities Act, 1972

1972, No. 27

European Parliament Elections Act, 1997

1997, No. 2

Forestry Acts, 1946 to 1988

Irish Aviation Authority Act, 1993

1993, No. 29

Landlord and Tenant Acts, 1967 to 1994

Lands Clauses Consolidation Act, 1845

8 Vic., c. 18

Local Government (Planning and Development) Act, 1963

1963, No. 28

Petty Sessions (Ireland) Act, 1851

14 and 15 Vic., c. 93

Public Offices (Fees) Act, 1879

42 and 43 Vic., c. 58

Radiological Protection Act, 1991

1991, No. 9

Registration of Title Act, 1964

1964, No. 16

Roads Act, 1993

1993, No. 14

Road Traffic Acts, 1961 to 1995

Waterworks Clauses Act, 1847

10 and 11 Vic., c. 17

Waterworks Clauses Act, 1863

26 and 27 Vic., c. 93

Worker Participation (State Enterprises) Acts, 1977 to 1993

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Number 24 of 1998


AIR NAVIGATION AND TRANSPORT (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1998


AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE VESTING OF DUBLIN AIRPORT, SHANNON AIRPORT AND CORK AIRPORT IN AER RIANTA, CUIDEACHTA PHOIBL? THEORANTA, THE ASSIGNMENT TO THE SAID COMPANY OF CERTAIN FUNCTIONS HERETOFORE EXERCISED BY THE MINISTER FOR PUBLIC ENTERPRISE RELATING TO THE MANAGEMENT, OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF THOSE AIRPORTS, TO AMEND THE AIR NAVIGATION AND TRANSPORT ACTS, 1936 TO 1988, THE IRISH AVIATION AUTHORITY ACT, 1993 , AND OTHER ENACTMENTS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR MATTERS CONNECTED THEREWITH. [5th July, 1998]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: