Civil Aviation Amendment Act 2002

Part 1
Amendments to principal Act

4 Interpretation
  • (1) Section 2 of the principal Act is amended by omitting from paragraph (b) of the definition of accident the expression rotors,.

    (2) Section 2 of the principal Act is amended by inserting, in its appropriate alphabetical order, the following definition:

    dangerous goods means articles or substances that are—

    • (a) capable of posing significant risk to health, safety, or property when transported by air; and

    • (b) classified in Chapters 1 to 10 of Part 2 of the ICAO's Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air.

    (3) Section 2 of the principal Act is amended by repealing the definition of Convention, and substituting the following definition:

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

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

    • (b) any Annex or amendment to any Annex accepted under Article 90 of the Convention, to the extent adopted by New Zealand; and

    • (c) the international standards and recommended practices from time to time accepted and amended by the International Civil Aviation Organisation under Article 37 of the Convention, to the extent adopted by New Zealand.