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Civil Aviation (Amendment) Act 1982

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2(1)There shall be no limit to the amount of the fine which may be imposed in Northern Ireland on conviction on indictment of an offence against an order under section 25 of the Act of 1949 (power to prohibit or restrict use of civil aerodromes).

(2)The maximum fine which may be imposed in Northern Ireland on summary conviction of an offence under section 38 of the Act of 1949 (trespassing on licensed aerodromes) shall be £25 and on summary conviction of an offence under section 29(2) or 55(1) of that Act (obstruction and contravention of provision about registration of births and deaths) shall be £50.

(3)Paragraph (e) of section 26(2) of the Act of 1971 (regulation of provision of accommodation on aircraft) shall have effect in Northern Ireland as if the maximum fine on summary conviction which may be provided for in pursuance of that paragraph were a fine of the statutory maximum.

(4)The maximum fine which may be imposed in Northern Ireland on summary conviction of any offence to which this sub-paragraph applies shall be a fine of the statutory maximum.

(5)Sub-paragraph (4) above applies to the following offences, that is to say—

(a)an offence against an order under section 25 of the Act of 1949 ;

(b)an offence under section 6(3) or (4) of the Civil Aviation (Eurocontrol) Act 1962 (furnishing false particulars or certifying a false document) ;

(c)an offence under subsection (5) or (7) of section 21 of the Act of 1971 (restriction of unlicensed carriage for reward);

(d)an offence under section 24(7) of the Act of 1971 (furnishing false information);

(e)any offence falling within section 35(4)(b) of the Act of 1971 (furnishing false information) ; and

(f)an offence under section 36(3) of the Act of 1971 (disclosing confidential information).

(6)In this paragraph " the statutory maximum " means the prescribed sum within the meaning of section 32 of the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 (that is to say, £1,000 or another sum fixed by order under section 143 of that Act to take account of changes in the value of money); and for the purposes of this paragraph the provisions of the said Act of 1980 which relate to that sum shall extend to Northern Ireland.

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