Cook Islands Quarantine (Aircraft) Regulations 1946

  • revoked
  • Cook Islands Quarantine (Aircraft) Regulations 1946: revoked, on 20 September 2007, by section 7(2) of the Cook Islands Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 49).

Reprint
as at 20 September 2007

Cook Islands Quarantine (Aircraft) Regulations 1946

(SR 1946/38)

  • Cook Islands Quarantine (Aircraft) Regulations 1946: revoked, on 20 September 2007, by section 7(2) of the Cook Islands Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 49).


Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

These regulations are administered in the Department of Island Territories.


PURSUANT to the Cook Islands Act 1915, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, doth hereby make the following regulations.

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  • These regulations may be cited as the Cook Islands Quarantine (Aircraft) Regulations 1946, and shall come into force on the day following their publication in such manner as the Resident Commissioner of Rarotonga may direct, except that in respect of the Island of Niue they shall come into force on the day following their publication in such manner as the Resident Commissioner of Niue may direct.

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  • In these regulations—

    Aerodrome means any definite and limited ground or water area intended to be used, either wholly or in part, for the landing or departure of aircraft

    Aircraft includes all balloons, whether fixed or free, kites, gliders, airships, and flying-machines

    Airship means an aircraft using gas lighter than air as a means of support, and having means of propulsion

    Balloon means an aircraft, either fixed or free, using gas lighter than air as a means of support, and having no means of propulsion

    Chief Medical Officer means the Chief Medical Officer of Rarotonga or the Chief Medical Officer of Niue, as the case may require

    Flying-machine includes all aeroplanes, seaplanes, flying-boats, or other aircraft heavier than air, having means of propulsion

    Glider means an aeroplane, or other free aircraft heavier than air, having no means of propulsion.

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  • (1) Forthwith after the arrival at any aerodrome in the Cook Islands of any aircraft arriving from overseas, it shall be the duty of the person for the time being in charge of the aerodrome to make adequate arrangements, or to satisfy himself that such arrangements have been made, for the fumigation or spraying of every compartment of the aircraft so as to destroy any mosquitoes that may be therein.

    (2) The fumigation or spraying of any aircraft in accordance with these regulations shall be with an insecticide approved for the purpose by the Chief Medical Officer, and shall be carried out in accordance with any general or special instructions that may be given in that behalf by the Chief Medical Officer. In the absence of any such instructions, the work shall be carried out in such a manner that, if any mosquitoes are in the aircraft, they will be destroyed.

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  • (1) The person in charge of the aerodrome at which any aircraft arrives from overseas shall keep a register showing in respect of every such aircraft—

    • (a) Its name or identification mark or identification marks:

    • (b) The exact time of its arrival at the aerodrome:

    • (c) The time occupied in carrying out the work of fumigation or spraying in accordance with these regulations, the names of the persons by whom it was carried out, and the procedure adopted.

    (2) The particulars referred to in the last preceding subclause shall be entered in the register with respect to any aircraft immediately after the completion of the work, and the particulars referred to in paragraph (c) of that subclause shall then be signed or initialled by every person by whom or under whose supervision the work was carried out.

    (3) The register kept pursuant to this clause shall be open to inspection by any member of the Cook Islands Public Service who may be authorized in writing in that behalf by the Chief Medical Officer.

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  • (1) No passenger or member of the crew or other person shall leave the aircraft, and no luggage or goods or any other thing (whether animate or inanimate) shall be removed from or permitted to leave the aircraft, before the expiration of five minutes after the work of fumigating or spraying the aircraft has been completed.

    (2) If any person leaves any aircraft or if anything is removed from or is permitted to leave the aircraft contrary to the provisions of this clause, it shall be the duty of the persons in charge of the aerodrome forthwith to report the matter to the Chief Medical Officer, with all material relevant particulars of which he has knowledge.

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  • Every person commits an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding £50 who leaves any aircraft or who removes any thing from or permits any animate thing to leave any aircraft before the expiration of the time limited by the last preceding regulation, or who, having authority to prevent the same, permits any person to leave the aircraft or to remove any thing from the aircraft contrary to the provisions of these regulations.

W O HARVEY,

Acting Clerk of the Executive Council.

Issued under the authority of the Regulations Act, 1936.

Date of notification in Gazette: 4th day of April, 1946.


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

  • 3List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)


Notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Cook Islands Quarantine (Aircraft) Regulations 1946. It incorporates all the amendments to the Cook Islands Quarantine (Aircraft) Regulations 1946 as at 20 September 2007. The list of amendments at the end of these notes specifies all the amendments incorporated into this eprint since 3 September 2007. Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions are also included, after the Principal enactment, in chronological order.

2 About this eprint
  • This eprint has not been officialised. For more information about officialisation, please see "Making online legislation official" under "Status of legislation on this site" in the About section of this website.

3 List of amendments incorporated in this eprint
(most recent first)
  • Cook Islands Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 49): section7(2)