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Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Aviation Security

    1. Endangering safety at aerodromes

      1. 1. Endangering safety at aerodromes.

    2. Powers of Secretary of State and authorised persons

      1. 2. Extension of power to require promotion of searches.

      2. 3. Extension of Secretary of State’s powers under section 14 of Aviation Security Act 1982.

      3. 4. Enforcement notices in respect of directions under Part II of Aviation Security Act 1982.

    3. Offences relating to security at aerodromes etc.

      1. 5. Offences relating to security at aerodromes etc.

    4. Air cargo agents

      1. 6. Air cargo agents.

    5. Reporting of certain occurrences

      1. 7. Duty to report certain occurrences.

    6. Other amendments

      1. 8. Other amendments of Aviation Security Act 1982.

  3. Part II Offences against the Safety of Ships and Fixed Platforms

    1. 9. Hijacking of ships.

    2. 10. Seizing or exercising control of fixed platforms.

    3. 11. Destroying ships or fixed platforms or endangering their safety.

    4. 12. Other acts endangering or likely to endanger safe navigation.

    5. 13. Offences involving threats.

    6. 14. Ancillary offences.

    7. 15. Master’s power of delivery.

    8. 16. Prosecution of offences and proceedings.

    9. 17. Interpretation of Part II.

  4. Part III Protection of Ships and Harbour Areas against Acts of Violence

    1. General purposes

      1. 18. Purposes to which Part III applies.

    2. Powers of Secretary of State

      1. 19. Power of Secretary of State to require information.

      2. 20. Designation of restricted zones of harbour areas.

      3. 21. Power to impose restrictions in relation to ships.

      4. 22. Power to require harbour authorities to promote searches in harbour areas.

      5. 23. Power to require other persons to promote searches.

      6. 24. General power to direct measures to be taken for purposes to which Part III applies.

    3. Supplemental provisions with respect to directions

      1. 25. Matters which may be included in directions under sections 21 to 24.

      2. 26. Limitations on scope of directions under sections 21 to 24.

      3. 27. General or urgent directions under sections 21 to 24.

      4. 28. Objections to certain directions under section 24.

      5. 29. Enforcement notices.

      6. 30. Contents of enforcement notice.

      7. 31. Offences relating to enforcement notices.

      8. 32. Objections to enforcement notices.

      9. 33. Enforcement notices: supplementary.

      10. 34. Operation of directions under Part III in relation to rights and duties under other laws.

      11. 35. Detention of ships.

      12. 36. Inspection of ships and harbour areas.

    4. Offences relating to security of ships and harbour areas.

      1. 37. False statements relating to baggage, cargo etc.

      2. 38. False statements in connection with identity documents.

      3. 39. Unauthorised presence in restricted zone.

      4. 40. Offences relating to authorised persons.

    5. Sea cargo agents

      1. 41. Sea cargo agents.

    6. Reporting of certain occurrences

      1. 42. Duty to report certain occurrences.

    7. General supplemental provisions

      1. 43. Compensation in respect of certain measures taken under Part III.

      2. 44. Annual report by Secretary of State as to notices and directions under Part III.

      3. 45. Service of documents.

      4. 46. Interpretation of Part III.

  5. Part IV Miscellaneous and General

    1. Miscellaneous

      1. 47. Carriage of goods by air.

      2. 48. Powers in relation to certain aircraft.

    2. General

      1. 49. Extradition by virtue of Orders in Council under section 2 of Extradition Act 1870.

      2. 50. Offences by bodies corporate.

      3. 51. Extension of Act outside the United Kingdom.

      4. 52. Expenses.

      5. 53. Minor and consequential amendments and repeals.

      6. 54. Short title, commencement and extent.

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Further amendments of the Aviation Security Act 1982

      1. Obstruction

        1. 1.In section 7 (powers exercisable on suspicion of intended offence...

      2. Provision of information

        1. 2.(1) Section 11 (power of Secretary of State to require...

      3. Designation of restricted zones of aerodromes

        1. 3.After section 11 there is inserted— Designation of restricted zones....

      4. Directions by Secretary of State

        1. 4.(1) Section 12 (power to impose restrictions in relation to...

        2. 5.(1) Section 13 (power to require aerodrome managers to promote...

        3. 6.(1) Section 14 (general power to direct measures to be...

      5. Supplemental provisions with respect to directions

        1. 7.(1) Section 15 (matters which may be included in directions...

        2. 8.(1) Section 16 (limitations on scope of directions under sections...

        3. 9.(1) Section 17 of that Act (general or urgent directions...

        4. 10.In section 19 (operation of directions under Part II in...

        5. 11.(1) Section 20 (inspection of aircraft and aerodromes) is amended...

      6. Air navigation installations

        1. 12.(1) Section 21 (air navigation installations) is amended as follows....

      7. Compensation

        1. 13.(1) Section 22 (compensation in respect of certain measures taken...

      8. Annual report by Secretary of State

        1. 14.(1) Section 23 (annual report by Secretary of State as...

      9. Service of documents

        1. 15.For section 24 there is substituted— Service of documents. (1) This section has effect in relation to any notice,...

      10. Interpretation

        1. 16.After section 24 there is inserted— Interpretation of Part II....

      11. Reimbursement of expenses

        1. 17.In section 32(2) of that Act (which enables the Secretary...

      12. Offences by bodies corporate

        1. 18.In section 37 of that Act (offences by bodies corporate)...

      13. Revocation and variation of directions

        1. 19.In section 38(6) of that Act (revocation and variation of...

      14. Provisions relating to compensation

        1. 20.(1) Schedule 1 is amended as follows.

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Provisions Relating to Compensation

      1. 1.This Schedule applies to compensation under section 43 of this...

      2. 2.No compensation to which this Schedule applies shall be payable...

      3. 3.In relation to any measures taken by any person on...

      4. 4.In calculating value for any of the purposes of the...

      5. 5.Regulations made by the Secretary of State by statutory instrument...

      6. 6.A statutory instrument containing regulations made under paragraph 5 above...

      7. 7.Any dispute arising under the principal section or under this...

      8. 8.In the application of this Schedule to Scotland—

      9. 9.In the application of this Schedule to Northern Ireland—

      10. 10.In this Schedule mortgage includes any charge or lien on...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Minor and Consequential Amendments

      1. The Visiting Forces Act 1952 (c. 67)

        1. 1.(1) Section 3 of the Visiting Forces Act 1952 (restriction,...

      2. The Merchant Shipping Act 1970 (c. 36)

        1. 2.(1) In section 78 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1970...

      3. The Criminal Jurisdiction Act 1975 (c. 59)

        1. 3.In section 2 of the Criminal Jurisdiction Act 1975 (hijacking...

        2. 4.In Schedule 1 to the Criminal Jurisdiction Act 1975 (offences...

      4. The Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1978 (c. 5)

        1. 5.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. The Suppression of Terrorism Act 1978 (c. 26)

        1. 6.In Schedule 1 to the Suppression of Terrorism Act 1978...

      6. The Criminal Justice Act 1982 (c. 48)

        1. 7.At the end of Part II of Schedule 1 to...

      7. The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (c. 60)

        1. 8.At the end of Part II of Schedule 5 to...

      8. The Extradition Act 1989 (c. 33)

        1. 9.(1) Section 22 of the Extradition Act 1989 (extension of...

        2. 10.In Schedule 1 to the Extradition Act 1989 (provisions deriving...

      9. The Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989

        1. 11.At the end of Part II of Schedule 5 to...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Repeals

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