Civil Aviation (Montreal Convention) Order 2020

2020/163

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Civil Aviation (Montreal Convention) Order 2020

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 27th day of July 2020

Present:
The Right Hon Jacinda Ardern presiding in Council

This order is made under section 91T(1)(c) of the Civil Aviation Act 1990 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Civil Aviation (Montreal Convention) Order 2020.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 28 August 2020.

3 Schedule 6 of Civil Aviation Act 1990 amended

In the Civil Aviation Act 1990, Schedule 6, the Montreal Convention,—

(a)

Article 21, paragraphs 1 and 2, replace “113 000” with “128 821”; and

(b)

Article 22, paragraph 1, replace “4 694” with “5 346”; and

(c)

Article 22, paragraph 2, replace “1 131” with “1 288”; and

(d)

Article 22, paragraph 3, replace “19” with “22”.

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order, which comes into force on 28 August 2020, is made under section 91T(1)(c) of the Civil Aviation Act 1990 (the Act). The order updates the text of the Montreal Convention (the Convention) in Schedule 6 of the Act to reflect increases to certain liability limits specified in the Convention, which are expressed in Special Drawing Rights. A Special Drawing Right is a monetary unit established by the International Monetary Fund (see section 91H of the Act and paragraph 1 of Article 23 of the Convention).

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 30 July 2020.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Transport.