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Airport Amendment Regulations 1996 - Norfolk Island

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Airport Amendment Regulations 1996 - Norfolk Island

    NORFOLK ISLAND

    AIRPORT AMENDMENT REGULATIONS 1996

    Regulations No. 1 of 1996

    ________

    I, Alan Gardner Kerr, Administrator of Norfolk Island, acting in accordance with the advice of the Executive Council of Norfolk Island, make the following Regulations under the Airport Act 1991.

Dated 19 April 1996.

     A.G. Kerr

     Administrator

    By His Honour‟s Command

    R.E. Adams

    Minister for Industry and Forests

    ________

    Short title

     1. These Regulations may be cited as the Airport Amendment Regulations

    1996.

    Principal Regulations

     2. In these Regulations, the Airport Regulations 1992 are referred to as the

    Principal Regulations.

    Interpretation

     3. Regulation 3 of the Principal Regulations is amended by inserting in their appropriate alphabetical position the following definitions:

     „air side‟ means the part of the airport which is designated to be used for

    the purposes of parking aircraft, maintaining and repairing aircraft,

    loading and refuelling aircraft and the take-off and landing of

    aircraft;

     „Airport Manager‟ means the person from time to time responsible for

    managing the operation of the airport;

    „aviation security identification card‟ means a card issued under

    subregulation 5(1);

    „authorised person‟ means the Airport Manager, a police officer or a

    person authorised by the Airport Manager for the purposes of Part

    2 of the Regulations;

    „police officer‟ means a person who is a member of the police force for the

    purposes of the Police Act 1931;

    „prohibited area‟ means the air side;

    „security restricted area‟ means the part of the air side referred to in

    regulation 7.”

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    Addition

     4. The Principal Regulations are amended by adding at the end the following

    Part

    “PART 2 — AIRPORT SECURITY

    Aviation Security Identification Card

     5. (1) The Airport Manager may issue an aviation security identification card to a person if the Airport Manager is satisfied that it is necessary for the person to have access to the prohibited area or a security restricted area for the purposes of the Act or these Regulations or for the purposes of the person‟s normal business.

     (2) Where the Airport Manager considers that it is no

    longer necessary for a person to have an aviation security identification card, the Airport Manager may request the person to surrender the aviation security identification card issued to that person.

     (3) A person shall not, without reasonable excuse, fail to comply with a request made under subregulation (2).

    Penalty: 5 penalty units.

    Prohibited area

     6. (1) A person shall not, without lawful authority or excuse

    (a) enter into, or remain within, the prohibited area; or

    (b) bring an article or thing into, or leave an article or thing in,

    the prohibited area; or

    (c) operate a vehicle in the prohibited area; or

    (d) bring an animal or bird into, or leave an animal or bird in,

    the prohibited area.

    Penalty: 10 penalty units

     (2) A person has lawful authority for the purposes of subregulation (1) if the person is an authorised person or the person

    (a) is permitted by the Airport Manager to enter into or remain

    in the prohibited area for the purpose of the normal course

    of business of the person; or

    (b) at all times while in the prohibited area is escorted by, or in

    the control of, an authorised person; or

    (c) is permitted by the Airport Manager to enter into or remain

    in the prohibited area for a specified purpose.

     (3) An authorised person may request a person to comply with subregulation (1).

     (4) A person shall not, without reasonable excuse, fail to comply with a request made under subregulation (3).

    Penalty: 10 penalty units

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     (5) Where a person, article, thing, vehicle, animal or bird is

    found in the prohibited area and is reasonably suspected of being there

    without lawful authority, an authorised person may, with such assistance or

    force as is reasonably necessary, remove that person, article, thing, vehicle,

    animal or bird from the prohibited area.

    Security restricted area

     7. (1) The Airport Manager may, by use of signs or other means,

    identify an area of the prohibited area as a security restricted area.

     (2) A person shall not, without lawful authority or excuse

    (a) enter into, or remain within, a security restricted area; or

    (b) bring an article or thing into, or leave an article or thing in,

    a security restricted area; or

    (c) operate a vehicle in a security restricted area; or

    (d) permit an animal or bird in his or her possession, or under

    his or her control, to enter into or remain within a security

    restricted area.

    Penalty: 10 penalty units

     (3) A person has lawful authority for the purposes of

    subregulation (2) if the person is an authorised person or

    (a) is wearing a valid aviation security identification card

    issued to that person; or

    (b) at all times while in a security restricted area is under the

    escort of, or in the control of, an authorised person or a

    person wearing a valid aviation security identification card

    issued to that person.

     (4) An authorised person shall wear the aviation security

    identification card issued to that person when in a security restricted area.

     (5) An authorised person may request a person to comply

    with subregulation (2).

     (6) A person shall not, without reasonable excuse, fail to

    comply with a request made under subregulation (5).

    Penalty: 10 penalty units

     (7) Where a person, article, thing, vehicle, animal or bird is

    found in a security restricted area and is reasonably suspected of being

    there without lawful authority, an authorised person may, with such

    assistance or force as is reasonably necessary, remove that person, article,

    thing, vehicle, animal or bird from the security restricted area.”.

    _______________________________________________________________________

    Notified Gazette No. 18, 19 April 1996.

    Commenced on notification (19 April 1996).

    This instrument amends Regulations No. 11 of 1992 as amended by No. 5 of 1994 and No. 4 of 1995. Printed on the authority of the Administrator.

    ? Norfolk Island Government 2009

    The Copyright Act 1968 of the Commonwealth of Australia permits certain reproduction and publication of this legislation. For reproduction or publication beyond that permitted by the Act, written permission must be sought from the Legislative Counsel, Administration of Norfolk Island, Norfolk Island, South Pacific 2899.

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