87F Consideration of application for scheduled international air service licence by New Zealand international airline

(1)

In considering any application for a scheduled international air service licence made by a New Zealand international airline the Minister shall take into account the following matters:

(a)

any relevant international agreement, convention, or arrangement to which New Zealand is a party:

(b)

the safety and security requirements of the Director:

(c)

the financial ability of the applicant to carry on the proposed service:

(d)

the likelihood of the applicant carrying on the proposed service satisfactorily:

(e)

any written representations received by the Minister in relation to the application:

(f)

such other matters as the Minister thinks fit.

(2)

If the granting of the licence would be contrary to any agreement, convention, or arrangement referred to in subsection (1)(a), the Minister shall refuse to grant the licence.

Section 87F: inserted, on 13 August 1996, by section 28 of the Civil Aviation Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 91).