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Air Navigation (Charges) Act 1976

Authoritative Version
  • - C2004A01436
  • No longer in force
Act No. 5 of 1976 as made
An Act to amend the Air Navigation (Charges) Act 1952-1974.
Date of Assent 09 Mar 1976
Date of repeal 25 Mar 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1970 to 1979 Repeal Act 2015

AIR NAVIGATION (CHARGES) ACT 1976

No. 5 of 1976

An Act to amend the Air Navigation (Charges) Act 1952-1974.

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen, and the Senate and 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 1976.

(2) The Air Navigation (Charges) Act 1952-1974 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 1952-1976.

Commencement.

2.   This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

Schedule 1—paragraph 3.

3.   Paragraph 3 of Schedule 1 to the Principal Act is amended by omitting from sub-paragraph (1) the words “Port Moresby” (twice occurring).

Schedule 1—paragraph 7.

4.   Paragraph 7 of Schedule 1 to the Principal Act is amended by omitting the table in sub-paragraph (1) and substituting the following table:—

Column 1

Column 2

Weight of aircraft in
kilogrammes

 

Amount of unit charge

Not more than 700..........................

8 cents

More than 700 but not more than 9,000

13.2 cents for each 450 kilogrammes, or part of 450 kilogrammes, of the weight of the aircraft

More than 9,000 but not more than 20,000

$2.64 plus 31.7 cents for each 500 kilogrammes, or part of 500 kilogrammes, by which the weight of the aircraft exceeds 9,000 kilogrammes

More than 20,000 but not more than 100,000

$9.61 plus 39 cents for each 500 kilogrammes, or part of 500 kilogrammes, by which the weight of the aircraft exceeds 20,000 kilogrammes

More than 100,000..........................

$72.01 plus 36.1 cents for each 500 kilogrammes, or part of 500 kilogrammes, by which the weight of the aircraft exceeds 100,000 kilogrammes

Schedule 1— Table of Flights.

5.   The Table of Flights contained in Schedule 1 to the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by omitting items 48, 66, 110, 115, 122, 125, 158a and 165;

(b) by inserting after item 202 the following item:—

“202aa| Perth-Christmas Island | 12”;

(c) by omitting item 239aa and substituting the following item:

239aa | Darwin-Port Hedland| 5”; and

(d) by omitting items 257, 259, 261, 263, 290a, 305, 307, 309 and 310.

Application of amendment.

6.   The amendment of the Principal Act made by section 4 applies—

(a) in relation to a charge payable in respect of a flight completed on or after 1 December 1975 or a take-off or landing on or after that date; and

(b) in relation to a charge—

(i) payable in respect of a year of registration of an aircraft commencing on or after that date; or


 

(ii) payable by the owner of a foreign aircraft in respect of a week or part of a week commencing on or after that date,

as if this Act had come into operation on that date.