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Act No. 127 of 1976 as made
An Act to amend the Air Accidents (Australian Government Liability) Act 1963-1973.
Date of Assent 24 Nov 1976
Date of repeal 25 Mar 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1970 to 1979 Repeal Act 2015

AIR ACCIDENTS (COMMONWEALTH GOVERNMENT LIABILITY) AMENDMENT ACT 1976

No. 127 of 1976

An Act to amend the Air Accidents (Australian Government Liability) Act 1963-1973.

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 Accidents (Commonwealth Government Liability) Amendment Act 1976.

(2) The Air Accidents (Australian Government Liability) Act 1963-1973 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 Accidents (Commonwealth Government Liability) Act 1963-1976.

Commencement.

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

Limitation of amount recoverable under this Part.

3. Section 8 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from sub-section (1) the words “Thirty thousand dollars” and substituting the figures “$45,000”.

Limitation of amount recoverable under this Part.

4. Section 14 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from sub-section (1) the words “Thirty thousand dollars” and substituting the figures “$45,000”.

Application of amendments.

5. The amendments made by sections 3 and 4 do not apply in relation to an accident or occurrence that took place before the commencement of this Act.