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Civil Aviation Act 1971

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60Interpretation of Part III

(1)In this Part of this Act (including Schedule 8 to this Act) the following expressions have the following meanings except where the context otherwise requires—

  • " the Act of 1967 " means the [1967 c. 33..] Air Corporations Act 1967 ;

  • " the corporations ", " BOAC " and " BEA " have the meanings assigned to them respectively by section 38(1)(c) of this Act;

  • " the group " means the Board, the corporations and all subsidiaries and joint subsidiaries, and " member of the group " shall be construed accordingly;

  • " joint subsidiary " means any undertaking of which two or more of the following bodies, that is to say the Board, the corporations and all subsidiaries, are members and which would, if the interests and powers relating to the undertaking of such of those bodies as are members of it were vested in one of those bodies, be a subsidiary by reference to that one of them ;

  • " subsidiary " means any undertaking of which more than one half of the issued share capital is held, directly or through a nominee, by the Board or one of the corporations and any undertaking in relation to which the Board has power or one of the corporations have power directly or indirectly to appoint the majority of the directors.

(2)In this Part of this Act (including Schedule 8 to this Act), " the appointed day " means such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint; and different days may be appointed in pursuance of this subsection for different provisions of this Part of this Act (including that Schedule) and for such different purposes of the same provision as may be specified in the order.

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