State Airports Act 2004

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Number 32 of 2004


STATE AIRPORTS ACT 2004


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART 1

Preliminary and General

Section

1.

Short title, collective citation and construction.

2.

Interpretation.

3.

Expenses.

PART 2

Dublin, Cork and Shannon Airport Authorities

(Restructuring of Aer Rianta)

4.

Definitions (Part 2).

5.

Appointed days.

6.

Dublin, Cork and Shannon Airport Authorities.

7.

Restructuring of Aer Rianta.

8.

Power of company to manage and develop its airport, etc.

9.

Memorandum and articles of association of company.

10.

Share capital of Cork and Shannon Airport Authorities.

11.

Liability for loss occurring before appointed days.

12.

Staff.

13.

Chairperson and directors of Aer Rianta ceasing to hold office on Dublin appointed day.

14.

Formation of subsidiaries.

15.

Airport bye-laws.

16.

Airport regulations.

17.

Laying of orders.

18.

Directions.

19.

Transitional provisions.

PART 3

Aviation Regulation

20.

Commencement (Part 3).

21.

Market behaviour.

22.

Airport charges.

23.

Aviation terminal services charges.

24.

Miscellaneous amendments of Act of 2001.

PART 4

Miscellaneous Amendments

25.

Amendment of Customs-free Airport Act 1947.

26.

Amendment of section 2A(4) of Air Navigation and Transport Act 1973 (increased fines for disruptive behaviour on board aircraft in flight).

27.

Fixed payment notice.

28.

Penalties under Act of 1998.

SCHEDULE

Amendment of Act of 1998


Acts Referred to

Air Navigation and Transport Act 1973

1973, No. 29

Air Navigation and Transport Acts 1936 to 1998

Air Navigation and Transport (Amendment) Act 1998

1998, No. 24

Air Navigation and Transport (International Conventions) Act 2004

2004, No. 11

Aviation Regulation Act 2001

2001, No. 1

Carer's Leave Act 2001

2001, No. 19

Companies Act 1963

1963, No. 33

Companies Acts 1963 to 2003

Companies (Amendment) Act 1983

1983, No. 13

Competition Act 2002

2002, No. 14

Customs-free Airport Act 1947

1947, No. 5

Customs-free Airport Acts 1947 and 1958

Customs-free Airport (Amendment) Act 1958

1958, No. 29

Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts 1973 to 2001

Organisation of Working Time Act 1997

1997, No. 20

Parental Leave Act 1998

1998, No. 30

Protection of Employees (Fixed-Term Work) Act 2003

2003, No. 29

Protection of Employees (Part-Time Work) Act 2001

2001, No. 45

Road Traffic Act 1961

1961, No. 24

Redundancy Payments Acts 1967 to 2003

Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977 to 2001

Worker Participation (State Enterprises) Act 1977

1977, No. 6

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Number 32 of 2004


STATE AIRPORTS ACT 2004


AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE VESTING, MANAGEMENT, OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE STATE AIRPORTS KNOWN AS DUBLIN AIRPORT, CORK AIRPORT AND SHANNON AIRPORT AND FOR THAT PURPOSE TO RE-NAME AER RIANTA, CUIDEACHTA PHOIBL? THEORANTA, AS DUBLIN AIRPORT AUTHORITY, PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY, TO HAVE VESTED IN IT, MANAGE, OPERATE AND DEVELOP DUBLIN AIRPORT AND IN CONNECTION WITH THIS RESTRUCTURING TO PROVIDE INTER ALIA FOR THE TRANSFER OF CERTAIN ASSETS OF AER RIANTA C.P.T. INTO TWO NEW PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANIES FORMED AND REGISTERED UNDER THE COMPANIES ACTS 1963 TO 2003 ONE OF WHICH TO BE NAMED CORK AIRPORT AUTHORITY, PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY, TO HAVE VESTED IN IT, MANAGE, OPERATE AND DEVELOP CORK AIRPORT AND THE OTHER TO BE NAMED SHANNON AIRPORT AUTHORITY, PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY, TO HAVE VESTED IN IT, MANAGE, OPERATE AND DEVELOP SHANNON AIRPORT, TO AMEND THE AIR NAVIGATION AND TRANSPORT ACTS 1936 TO 1998, THE CUSTOMS-FREE AIRPORT ACT 1947, THE AVIATION REGULATION ACT 2001 AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS. [21st July 2004]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: