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Statutory Instruments

2011 No. 2980

Civil Aviation

The Overseas Territories (Change of Name) (No. 7) Order 2011

Made

14th December 2011

Coming into force

14th January 2012

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 14th day of December 2011

Present,

The Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred upon Her by section 2(1) of the Carriage by Air Act 1961(1), section 108 of the Civil Aviation Act 1982(2), section 39 of the Aviation Security Act 1982(3), section 51 of the Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990(4), and section 26(5) of the Merchant Shipping and Maritime Security Act 1997(5) is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is ordered, as follows:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Overseas Territories (Change of Name) (No. 7) Order 2011 and shall come into force on 14th January 2012.

Amendment of certain instruments

2.—(1) Schedule 2 to the Civil Aviation Act 1982 (Overseas Territories) (No. 2) Order 2001(6) and schedules 1 and 3 to the Aviation Security and Piracy (Overseas Territories) Order 2000(7) are amended by substituting for the words “St Helena and Dependencies” the words “St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha”.

(2) Schedule 2 to the Tokyo Convention Act 1967 (Overseas Territories) Order 1968(8) is amended by –

(a)deleting, after the words “Falkland Islands”, the words “(Colony and Dependencies)”;

(b)inserting in the list of territories, in the appropriate alphabetical position, “South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands”; and

(c)substituting for the words “St Helena and its Dependencies” the words “St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha”.

(3) Schedule 1 to the Carriage by Air (Parties to Convention) Order 1999(9) is amended—

(a)by substituting for the words “St Helena” the words “St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha”; and

(b)by deleting the words “St Helena Dependencies”.

Judith Simpson

Clerk of the Privy Council

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order amends certain statutory instruments relating to civil aviation to reflect the current names of the British overseas territories of St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.