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Air Navigation Amendment Act (No. 2) 1984

Authoritative Version
  • - C2004A02972
  • No longer in force
Act No. 108 of 1984 as made
An Act to amend the Air Navigation Act 1920
Date of Assent 17 Oct 1984
Date of repeal 10 Dec 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1980 to 1989 Repeal Act 2015


Air Navigation Amendment Act (No. 2) 1984

No. 108 of 1984


An Act to amend the Air Navigation Act 1920

[Assented to 17 October 1984]

[Date of commencement 14 November 1984]

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen, and the Senate and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:

Short title

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Air Navigation Amendment Act (No. 2) 1984.

(2) The Air Navigation Act 19201 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

Suspension or cancellation of international airline licences

2. Section 13 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by omitting from paragraph (a) “or” (last occurring);

(b) by omitting from paragraph (b) “the last preceding section” and substituting “section 12”; and

(c) by adding at the end thereof the following paragraphs:

“; (c) in the opinion of the Minister—

(i) the airline or an aircraft operated by the airline is likely to fail to comply with this Act, the regulations or the terms of its licence; or

(ii) adequate provision has not been made by the relevant authority of the country to ensure that the airline and aircraft operated by the airline substantially conform to and comply with the standards, practices and procedures set out in the Chicago Convention and the Annexes to that Convention,

and, in the opinion of the Minister, the likely failure or the lack of provision is likely to affect the safety of air navigation in relation to Australia; or

(d) in the opinion of the Minister it is necessary or desirable to do so for the purpose of preserving or promoting fair competition in international air transport services.”.



1. No. 50, 1920, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 93, 1936; Nos. 6 and 89, 1947; No. 80, 1950; No. 39, 1960; No. 72, 1961; No. 8, 1963; No. 93, 1966; No. 79, 1971; Nos. 130 and 216, 1973; No. 124, 1974; No. 37, 1976; No. 91, 1977; No. 19, 1979; No. 27, 1980; No. 80, 1982; No. 39, 1983; and No. 69, 1984.