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Air Navigation (Charges) Act 1966

Authoritative Version
  • - C1966A00048
  • No longer in force
Act No. 48 of 1966 as made
An Act relating to charges in respect of Commonwealth Air Navigation Facilities and Services.
Date of Assent 26 Oct 1966
Date of repeal 24 Jun 2014
Repealed by Amending Acts 1901 to 1969 Repeal Act 2014

Air Navigation (Charges)

No. 48 of 1966

An Act relating to charges in respect of Commonwealth Air Navigation Facilities and Services.

[Assented to 26 October, 1966]

BE it enacted by the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:—

Short title and citation.

1.—(1.)  This Act may be cited as the Air Navigation (Charges) Act 1966.

(2.)  The Air Navigation (Charges) Act 1952–1965 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)  The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Air Navigation (Charges) Act 1952–1966.

Commencement.

2.  This Act shall come into operation on the first day of January, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-seven.

First Schedule—paragraph 7.

3.  The First Schedule to the Principal Act is amended by omitting sub-paragraph (1.) of paragraph 7 and inserting in its stead the following sub-paragraph:—

“(1.)    The unit charge for an aircraft is—

(a) where the weight of the aircraft does not exceed 25,000 pounds—an amount calculated at the rate of 6.04 cents for each 1,000 pounds or part of 1,000 pounds of the weight of the aircraft;


 

(b) where the weight of the aircraft exceeds 25,000 but does not exceed 50,000 pounds—an amount calculated at the rate of 9.39 cents for each 1,000 pounds or part of 1,000 pounds of the weight of the aircraft;

(c) where the weight of the aircraft exceeds 50,000 but does not exceed 100,000 pounds—an amount calculated at the rate of 12.08 cents for each 1,000 pounds or part of 1,000 pounds of the weight of the aircraft; and

(d) in any other case—an amount calculated at the rate of 14.09 cents for each 1,000 pounds or part of 1,000 pounds of the weight of the aircraft.”.

Application of amendments.

4.  The amendments of the Principal Act made by this Act—

(a) apply in relation to a charge payable—

(i) in respect of a flight between places in Australia that is completed on or after the date of commencement of this Act;

(ii) in respect of the landing or take-off of an aircraft on or after that date;

(iii) by the registered owner of an aircraft in respect of a period that commences on or after that date; and

(iv) by the owner of a foreign aircraft in respect of a week or a part of a week that commences on or after that date; and

(b) do not affect the application of the Principal Act in relation to any other charges.