Airport Authorities Act 1966

3 Airport authorities may establish and carry on airports

(1)

Any local authority, with the prior consent of, and in accordance with any conditions prescribed by, the Governor-General by Order in Council, may establish, improve, maintain, operate, or manage airports (including the approaches, buildings, and other accommodation, and equipment and appurtenances for any such airports) and may acquire land for any such purpose either within or without its district or region.

(2)

Any local authority empowered to carry out any undertaking under this section may carry on or cause to be carried on in connection therewith any subsidiary business or undertaking.

(3)

The powers conferred on local authorities by this section may, with the prior consent of, and in accordance with conditions prescribed by the Governor-General by Order in Council, be exercised by any person or association of persons referred to in the Order in Council.

(4)

Any Order in Council under this section may be at any time in like manner amended or revoked.

(5)

[Repealed]

Section 3(1): amended, on 1 July 2003, by section 262 of the Local Government Act 2002 (2002 No 84).

Section 3(5): repealed, on 1 July 1998, by section 16(1) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 3) 1996 (1996 No 83).