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The Airports (Northern Ireland) Order 1994

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I INTRODUCTORY

    1. 1.Title and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART II POWERS IN RELATION TO LAND EXERCISABLE IN CONNECTION WITH AIRPORTS

    1. Compulsory acquisition

      1. 3.Power to acquire land compulsorily

      2. 4.Power of entry in connection with compulsory acquisition of land

      3. 5.Disposal of compulsorily acquired land

      4. 6.Protection of land from compulsory acquisition

    2. Other powers

      1. 7.Power to obtain rights over land

      2. 8.Power to exercise control over land

      3. 9.Power to indicate presence of obstructions near airports

      4. 10.Power to stop up and divert roads

      5. 11.Power to control traffic in interests of safety of aircraft

    3. Supplementary

      1. 12.Provisions as to electronic communications apparatus

      2. 13.Compensation payable by airport operators

      3. 14.Compensation in respect of planning decisions relating to safety of airports

      4. 15.Concurrent proceedings

      5. 16.Application to Crown land

  4. PART III MANAGEMENT OF AIRPORTS

    1. 17.Power of district councils to provide and maintain airports

    2. 18.Airport byelaws

    3. 19.Appointment of constables for an airport

    4. 20.Facilities for consultation at airports

    5. 21.Control of noise at airports

    6. 22.Grants towards cost of soundproofing buildings

    7. 23.Power of airport operators to detain and sell aircraft for unpaid airport charges

    8. 24.Financial assistance for airport operators

    9. 25.Status of certain airport operators as statutory undertakers

    10. 26.Power to dispose of land to airport operators

  5. PART IV ECONOMIC REGULATION OF AIRPORTS

    1. Preliminary

      1. 27.Interpretation of this Part

    2. Permissions

      1. 28.Airports subject to economic regulation: requirement for permission to levy airport charges

      2. 29.Grant or refusal of permissions

    3. Conditions

      1. 30.Imposition of conditions by CAA

      2. 31.Mandatory conditions in case of designated airports

      3. 32.Discretionary conditions

      4. 33.Discretionary conditions: supplementary provisions

    4. References to Commission

      1. 34.References to Commission in relation to imposition or modification of conditions

      2. 35.Supplementary provisions relating to references

      3. 35A.References under Article 34: time limits

      4. 35B.References under Article 34: powers of investigation

      5. 36.Reports on references

      6. 37.Imposition or modification of conditions following Commission's report

      7. 38.Charges to be paid by airport operators in respect of Commission's expenses

    5. Enforcement of conditions

      1. 39.Breach of conditions other than accounts conditions: complaints and compliance orders

      2. 40.Validity and effect of compliance orders

      3. 41.Breach of accounts conditions: criminal penalties, etc.

    6. Supplementary

      1. 42.Supplementary provisions relating to conditions

      2. 43.Special provisions relating to groups of airports

      3. 44.Functions in relation to permissions and conditions initially exercisable by the Department

      4. 45.Orders under the 1973 Act or 1980 Act modifying or revoking conditions

      5. 46.Application of Part IV to associated companies of airport operators

      6. 47.Co-ordination of exercise of functions by CAA and Director General of Fair Trading

      7. 48.Furnishing of information, etc. to CAA

      8. 49.Restriction on disclosure of information

  6. PART V TRANSFER OF UNDERTAKING OF NORTHERN IRELAND AIRPORTS LIMITED

    1. Introductory

      1. 50.Interpretation of this Part

      2. 51.The successor company

    2. Reorganisation of certain assets and liabilities of NIAL and the Holding Company

      1. 52.The reorganisation scheme

      2. 53.Functions of the Department in relation to the reorganisation scheme

    3. Transfer of certain assets and liabilities of NIAL and the Holding Company

      1. 54.The transfer scheme

      2. 55.Functions of the Department in relation to the transfer scheme

      3. 56.Powers of Department and the Holding Company after transfer

    4. Ownership of the successor company

      1. 57.Initial Government holding in the successor company

      2. 58.Government investment in securities of the successor company

      3. 59.Exercise of functions through nominees

    5. Finances of the successor company

      1. 60.Statutory reserves

      2. 61.Statutory accounts

      3. 62.Temporary restrictions on borrowings, etc.

      4. 63.Government lending to the successor company

      5. 64.Government guarantees for loans made to the successor company

      6. 65.Conversion or discharge of certain loans or advances, etc.

      7. 66.Financial limits on borrowings, etc.

    6. Miscellaneous

      1. 67.Exercise of certain functions of Department under this Part

  7. PART VI SUPPLEMENTARY

    1. 68.Directions

    2. 69.Stamp duty

    3. 70.Regulations and orders

    4. 71.Transitional provisions, amendments and repeals

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      PROVISIONS RELATING TO ORDERS UNDER ARTICLES 7 TO 11

      1. Procedure for making of orders

        1. 1.(1) Before making the order the Department shall publish in...

        2. 2.The Department shall, not later than the date on which...

        3. 3.(1) If, before the expiration of the period referred to...

        4. 4.After considering— (a) any objections duly made to the proposed...

        5. 5.Immediately after the order is made, the Department shall publish...

        6. 6.The Department shall serve a copy of the notice referred...

        7. 7.Any expenses incurred by the Department in exercising, in relation...

      2. Challenging validity of order

        1. 8.If any person aggrieved by the order desires to question...

        2. 9.Subject to the provisions of paragraph 8, the order shall...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      PROVISIONS RELATING TO DIRECTIONS UNDER ARTICLE 8

      1. Notice of giving of directions

        1. 1.(1) Immediately after the Department has given the direction, it...

      2. Challenging validity of direction

        1. 2.If any person aggrieved by the direction desires to question...

        2. 3.Subject to the provisions of paragraph 2, the direction shall...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      COMPENSATION PAYABLE BY AIRPORT OPERATORS

      1. Compensation where property damaged

        1. 1.Where any property is damaged— (a) in the exercise by...

      2. Compensation for disturbance

        1. 2.Where any person is disturbed in the enjoyment of any...

      3. Compensation for diminution in value of land

        1. 3.(1) Any person having an estate in land the value...

      4. Compensation for expenditure incurred

        1. 4.An airport operator shall pay compensation in respect of any...

      5. Reduction of compensation

        1. 5.The compensation payable to any person by virtue of paragraph...

      6. Disputes as to compensation

        1. 6.(1) Where any dispute arises as to whether compensation is...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      AIRPORT BYELAWS MADE BY AIRPORT OPERATOR OTHER THAN A DISTRICT COUNCIL

      1. Penalties for contravention of byelaws

        1. 1.The byelaws may provide that a person contravening them shall...

      2. Making and confirmation of byelaws

        1. 2.Where the airport operator is a body corporate, the byelaws...

        2. 3.The byelaws shall not have effect until they are confirmed...

        3. 4.At least one month before application for confirmation of the...

        4. 5.For at least one month before application for confirmation is...

        5. 6.The airport operator shall, on application made by any person...

        6. 7.The Department may confirm with or without modifications, or refuse...

      3. Publication of byelaws

        1. 8.A copy of the byelaws, when confirmed, shall be printed...

      4. Evidence of byelaws

        1. 9.The production of a printed copy of a byelaw purporting...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      APPLICATION OF STATUTORY PROVISIONS RELATING TO STATUTORY UNDERTAKERS

      1. The Access to the Countryside (Northern Ireland) Order 1983 (NI 8)

        1. 1.In Article 2(2) in the definition of “statutory undertakers” at...

      2. The Planning (Northern Ireland) Order 1991 (NI 1)

        1. 2.In Article 2(2) in the definition of “statutory undertaker” at...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      APPLICATION OF PART IV TO ASSOCIATED COMPANIES OF AIRPORT OPERATORS

      1. Preliminary

        1. 1.This Schedule has effect for the purpose of authorising or...

      2. Article 30

        1. 2.Article 30(1) and (4) shall apply to any subsidiary conditions...

      3. Article 31

        1. 3.(1) Where an associated company of the airport operator in...

      4. Article 32

        1. 4.In Article 32— (a) in paragraph (1), the reference to...

      5. Article 33

        1. 5.In Article 33(2) and (3)— (a) references to an airport...

      6. Article 34

        1. 6.(1) Where an associated company of the airport operator in...

      7. Article 35

        1. 7.(1) In relation to any reference to which paragraph 6(1)...

      8. Article 36

        1. 8.(1) In Article 36(3) the reference to an airport operator...

      9. Article 39

        1. 9.(1) In Article 39(1)(a) the reference to the airport operator...

      10. Article 40

        1. 10.(1) In Article 40(1) and (9) any reference to an...

      11. Article 41

        1. 11.(1) In Article 41 any reference to an airport operator...

      12. Article 42

        1. 12.(1) Article 42(3) shall apply in relation to any subsidiary...

      13. Article 45

        1. 13.In Article 45(1A), references to an airport operator shall be...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      TRANSFERS UNDER ARTICLE 54

      1. Variation of transfers under the scheme

        1. 1.(1) If at any time before the end of the...

      2. Right to production of documents of title

        1. 2.Where the transferee under a transfer effected under Article 54...

      3. Proof of title by certificate

        1. 3.A certificate issued by the Department that—

      4. Third parties affected by transfers

        1. 4.(1) If in consequence of any transfers effected under Article...

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

      1. Provisions relating to Parts II and III

        1. 1.(1) Until the coming into operation of Article 28, references...

        2. 2.Where, immediately before the coming into operation of Article 18,...

      2. Provisions relating to Part V

        1. 3.(1) Any agreement made, transaction effected or other thing done...

        2. 4.Where the rights and liabilities of NIAL under any agreement,...

        3. 5.(1) It shall be the duty of NIAL and the...

        4. 6.Where by virtue of anything done before the transfer date,...

        5. 7.(1) Without prejudice to the powers conferred by Article 71(3),...

        6. 8.(1) Where a distribution is proposed to be declared during...

        7. 9.Expressions used in paragraphs 4 to 8 and in Part...

      3. Supplementary

        1. 10.The Department may by order make such other transitional provision...

        2. 11.The provisions of this Schedule and any order under paragraph...

      1. Schedule 9—Amendments

      1. Schedule 10—Repeals

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