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Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990

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Directions by Secretary of StateE+W+S+N.I.

4(1)Section 12 (power to impose restrictions in relation to aircraft) is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In subsection (9) for refuses or there is substituted “ , without reasonable excuse, ”.

(3)After subsection (9) there is inserted—

(10)Where a person is convicted of an offence under subsection (9) above, then, if without reasonable excuse the failure in respect of which he was convicted is continued after the conviction, he shall be guilty of a further offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding one-tenth of level 5 on the standard scale for each day on which the failure continues.

5(1)Section 13 (power to require aerodrome managers to promote searches at aerodromes) is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In subsection (4)—

(a)in paragraph (a) for refuses or there is substituted “ without reasonable excuse, ”, and

(b)in paragraph (b) for wilfully obstructs or impedes there is substituted “ intentionally obstructs ”.

(3)After subsection (4) there is inserted—

(4A)Where a person is convicted of an offence under subsection (4)(a) above, then, if without reasonable excuse the failure in respect of which he was convicted is continued after the conviction, he shall be guilty of a further offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding one-tenth of level 5 on the standard scale for each day on which the failure continues.

(4)In subsection (5)—

(a)in paragraph (a) for the words from section 2 to that Act there is substituted “ sections 17, 24 and 25 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (which confer power to arrest without warrant and to enter premises for the purpose of making an arrest) or of section 3 of the Criminal Law Act 1967 ”, and

(b)in paragraph (c) for section 2 or there is substituted “ Articles 19, 26 and 27 of the Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 or of section ”.

6(1)Section 14 (general power to direct measures to be taken for purposes to which Part II applies) is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In subsection (7)—

(a)in paragraph (a) the words refuses or are omitted, and

(b)in paragraph (b) for wilfully there is substituted “ intentionally ”.

(3)After subsection (7) there is inserted—

(7A)Where a person is convicted of an offence under subsection (7)(a) above, then, if without reasonable excuse the failure in respect of which he was convicted is continued after the conviction, he shall be guilty of a further offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding one-tenth of level 5 on the standard scale for each day on which the failure continues.

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