Civil Aviation Amendment Act 2002

32 New section 91JA inserted
  • The principal Act is amended by inserting, after section 91J, the following section:

    91JA Actions against Parties to Montreal Convention
    • (1) Every Party to the Montreal Convention is to be regarded as having submitted to the jurisdiction of the court in the circumstances described in subsection (2).

      (2) Subsection (1) applies if any action is brought in a court in New Zealand by a Party to the Montreal Convention in accordance with Article 46 of the Montreal Convention to enforce a claim in respect of carriage undertaken by that Party.

      (3) Rules of Court may provide for the manner in which any action to which subsection (1) applies is to be commenced and carried on.

      (4) Nothing in this section authorises the issue of execution against the property of any Party to the Montreal Convention.