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Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Act 2017

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12Meaning of carriage and agreement for carriage

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(1)In this Act—

  • “agreement for carriage”, in relation to a person, means any agreement or arrangement under which the person is carried, irrespective of—

    (a)

    whether the carriage is by a single carrier or successive carriers,

    (b)

    whether the agreement or arrangement was made by or on behalf of the person,

    (c)

    whether the person is carried for reward (as defined in section 3(4)),

    (d)

    whether the agreement or arrangement is in writing, and

    (e)

    whether a ticket is issued for any flights covered by the agreement or arrangement,

  • “carriage” means carriage wholly or partly by air, and “carried” has a corresponding meaning.

(2)For the purpose of section 4(b)(ii) (chargeable passenger exemption for children under 16), section 7(3)(b) (changes of circumstance beyond passengers’ control) and schedule 1 (connected flight rules), two or more flights are to be regarded as being covered by the same agreement for carriage only if—

(a)a ticket is issued for all the flights (whether a single ticket for all the flights or separate tickets), and

(b)the departure time, departure airport and arrival airport for each flight are specified—

(i)if a single ticket is issued, on the ticket, or

(ii)if separate tickets are issued, on a written summary that forms part of the agreement for carriage.

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