Outer Space and High-altitude Activities Act 2017

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52 Criteria for fit and proper person test


For the purpose of considering whether a person is a fit and proper person for any purpose under this Act, the Minister may take into account—


the person’s regulatory compliance history; and


the person’s related experience (if any) within the aviation or aerospace industry; and


the person’s knowledge of the applicable regulatory requirements; and


any history of mental health problems or serious behavioural problems; and


any conviction for any offence and the nature of any such offence, whether or not—


the conviction was in a New Zealand court; or


the offence was committed before the commencement of this Act; and


any other information and evidence as may be relevant.


The Minister may, for the purposes of subsection (1),—


seek and receive any information (including medical reports) as the Minister thinks fit; and


consider information obtained from any source.


Subsection (1) applies to a body corporate with the following modifications:


subsection (1)(a), (b), (c), (e), and (f) must be read as if it refers to the body corporate and its officers:


subsection (1)(d) must be read as if it refers only to the officers of the body corporate.