Airport Authorities Amendment Act 1997

Airport Authorities Amendment Act 1997

Public Act1997 No 90
Date of assent26 November 1997

Note

This Act is administered in the Ministry of Transport


An Act to amend the Airport Authorities Act 1966

BE IT ENACTED by the Parliament of New Zealand as follows:

1 Short Title and commencement
  • (1) This Act may be cited as the Airport Authorities Amendment Act 1997, and is part of the Airport Authorities Act 1966 (the principal Act).

    (2) This Act comes into force one year after the date on which it receives the Royal assent unless it is earlier brought into force on a date appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council.

2 Interpretation
  • This section inserted definitions of the terms Aircraft and freight activities, Airfield activities, Charge, Identified airport activities, Lease, Security area, Specified airport company, Specified passenger terminal activities and Substantial customer in s 2 of the principal Act.

3 Meaning of substantial customer
  • This section inserted s 2A of the principal Act.

4 New sections substituted
  • (1) This subsection substituted section 4, and inserted ss 4A to 4C of the principal Act.

    (2) Section 5 of the Airport Authorities Amendment Act 1986 is consequentially repealed.

    (3) The Civil Aviation Act 1990 is amended by repealing so much of Schedule 2 as relates to section 4 of the Airport Authorities Act 1966.

5 Leasing powers of airport authorities
  • Section 6 of the principal Act is amended by repealing subsection (9).

6 New sections inserted
  • This section inserted ss 9A to 9D of the principal Act.

7 Transitional provisions
  • (1) Where an airport company has not, within a period of 5 years before the commencement of this Act, consulted with a substantial customer in respect of any charge to which subsection (1) or subsection (2) of section 4B of the principal Act (as inserted by section 4 of this Act) applies, that airport company must, within a period of 12 months after the commencement of this Act, consult with that substantial customer in respect of that charge.

    (2) Section 4B(1)(b) of the principal Act (as so inserted) does not apply to any lease entered into before the commencement of this Act that has a rental review period of greater than 5 years.