Civil Aviation Amendment Act 2007

4 Interpretation
  • (1) Section 2 is amended by inserting the following definitions in their appropriate alphabetical order:

    foreign in-flight security officer means an enforcement officer or authorised person from a country other than New Zealand who is—

    • (a) authorised to act on an aircraft that is in flight by the State that has issued the air operating certificate (or its equivalent) under which the air operation is conducted; and

    • (b) subject to an in-flight security officer arrangement or agreement between New Zealand and the State that has issued the air operating certificate (or its equivalent) under which the air operation is conducted

    in-flight security officer means a member of the police authorised under section 15A of the Aviation Crimes Act 1972.

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

    security enhanced area means an area that the Director has declared to be a security enhanced area under section 84(1A).

    (3) Section 2 is amended by inserting the following definition in its appropriate alphabetical order:

    sterile area means the area at an aerodrome, between the passenger inspection and screening station and the aircraft, into which access is strictly controlled.

    (4) Section 2 is amended by adding the following subsection as subsection (2):

    • (2) For the purposes of this Act, an aviation identity card issued or approved by the Director under any regulations or rules made under this Act is not an aviation document.