Transport Accident Investigation Commission Act 1990

Part 1 Preliminary provisions

Part 1 heading: inserted, on 10 September 1999, by section 3 of the Transport Accident Investigation Commission Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 113).

2 Interpretation

In this Part, unless the context otherwise requires,—

accident,—

(a)

in relation to aviation, has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Civil Aviation Act 1990; and

(b)

in relation to rail transport, has the same meaning as in section 4(1) of the Railways Act 2005; and

(c)

in relation to maritime transport, has the same meaning as in section 2(1) of the Maritime Transport Act 1994

aeronautical product has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Civil Aviation Act 1990

Civil Aviation Authority means the Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand established by section 72A of the Civil Aviation Act 1990

Commission means the Transport Accident Investigation Commission established under this Act

Convention

(a)

means the Convention on International Civil Aviation signed on behalf of the Government of New Zealand in Chicago on 7 December 1944; and

(b)

includes—

(i)

any amendment to the Convention which has entered into force under Article 94(a) of the Convention and has been ratified by New Zealand; and

(ii)

any Annex or amendment thereto accepted under Article 90 of the Convention; and

(iii)

the international standards and recommended practices from time to time accepted and amended by the International Civil Aviation Organisation pursuant to Article 37 of the Convention

incident,—

(a)

in relation to aviation, has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Civil Aviation Act 1990; and

(b)

in relation to rail transport, has the same meaning as in section 4(1) of the Railways Act 2005; and

(c)

in relation to maritime transport, has the same meaning as in section 2(1) of the Maritime Transport Act 1994

Land Transport Authority means the New Zealand Transport Agency established by section 93 of the Land Transport Management Act 2003

Maritime New Zealand means the authority continued by section 429 of the Maritime Transport Act 1994

maritime product has the same meaning as in section 2(1) of the Maritime Transport Act 1994

Minister means the Minister of Transport

Secretary means the chief executive of the Ministry of Transport

ship has the same meaning as in section 2(1) of the Maritime Transport Act 1994

transport related thing includes any aircraft, rail vehicle, ship, aerodrome, aeronautical product, maritime product, building, or place

warship has the same meaning as in section 2(1) of the Maritime Transport Act 1994.

Section 2 accident: substituted, on 1 April 1993, by section 2 of the Transport Accident Investigation Commission Amendment Act 1992 (1992 No 112).

Section 2 accident paragraph (b): substituted, on 20 July 2005, by section 103(3) of the Railways Act 2005 (2005 No 37).

Section 2 accident paragraph (c): added, on 1 February 1995, by section 203 of the Maritime Transport Act 1994 (1994 No 104).

Section 2 aeronautical product: inserted, on 1 February 1995, by section 203 of the Maritime Transport Act 1994 (1994 No 104).

Section 2 Authority: repealed, on 1 February 1995, by section 203 of the Maritime Transport Act 1994 (1994 No 104).

Section 2 Civil Aviation Authority: inserted, on 1 February 1995, by section 203 of the Maritime Transport Act 1994 (1994 No 104).

Section 2 Convention: inserted, on 28 November 1991, by section 11(1) of the Civil Aviation Amendment Act 1991 (1991 No 116).

Section 2 incident: substituted, on 1 April 1993, by section 2 of the Transport Accident Investigation Commission Amendment Act 1992 (1992 No 112).

Section 2 incident paragraph (b): substituted, on 20 July 2005, by section 103(3) of the Railways Act 2005 (2005 No 37).

Section 2 incident paragraph (c): added, on 1 February 1995, by section 203 of the Maritime Transport Act 1994 (1994 No 104).

Section 2 Land Transport Authority: substituted, on 1 December 2004, by section 19(1) of the Land Transport Management Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 97).

Section 2 Land Transport Authority: amended, on 1 August 2008, by section 50(1) of the Land Transport Management Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 47).

Section 2 Maritime New Zealand: inserted, on 1 July 2005, by section 11(3) of the Maritime Transport Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 98).

Section 2 maritime product: inserted, on 1 February 1995, by section 203 of the Maritime Transport Act 1994 (1994 No 104).

Section 2 Maritime Safety Authority: repealed, on 1 July 2005, by section 11(3) of the Maritime Transport Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 98).

Section 2 rail service vehicle: repealed, on 20 July 2005, by section 103(3) of the Railways Act 2005 (2005 No 37).

Section 2 Secretary: substituted, on 1 April 1993, by section 2 of the Transport Accident Investigation Commission Amendment Act 1992 (1992 No 112).

Section 2 ship: added, on 1 February 1995, by section 203 of the Maritime Transport Act 1994 (1994 No 104).

Section 2 transport related thing: added, on 1 February 1995, by section 203 of the Maritime Transport Act 1994 (1994 No 104).

Section 2 transport related thing: amended, on 20 July 2005, by section 103(3) of the Railways Act 2005 (2005 No 37).

Section 2 warship: added, on 1 February 1995, by section 203 of the Maritime Transport Act 1994 (1994 No 104).