International Interests in Mobile Equipment (Cape Town Convention) Act 2005

Power of Government to make declarations for the purposes of the Cape Town Convention and Aircraft Protocol.

5.—(1) The Government may, by order, make decisions about any matter in relation to which a State may make a declaration as provided for in Articles 39, 40, 50, 52, 53, 54, 55, 57 and 60 of the Convention and in Articles XXIV, XXX, XXXI and XXXIII of the Aircraft Protocol.

(2) If the Government has made a declaration under the Cape Town Convention or the Aircraft Protocol (other than a declaration authorised under Article 60 of that Convention or Article XXXI of that Protocol), it may make a decision withdrawing from the declaration in accordance with Article 58 of that Convention or Article XXXIV of that Protocol.

(3) An order under this section may authorise the Minister to make the declaration or effect the withdrawal to which the decision of the Government relates.