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Aviation Security Act 1982

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Offences Against the Safety of Aircraft Etc.

    1. 1. Hijacking.

    2. 2. Destroying, damaging or endangering safety of aircraft.

    3. 3. Other acts endangering or likely to endanger safety of aircraft.

    4. 4. Offences in relation to certain dangerous articles.

    5. 5. Jurisdiction of courts in respect of air piracy.

    6. 6. Ancillary offences.

    7. 7. Powers exercisable on suspicion of intended offence under Part I.

    8. 8. Prosecution of offences and proceedings.

    9. 9. Offences Against the Safety of Aircraft Etc.

  3. Part II Protection of Aircraft, Aerodromes and Air Navigation Installations Against Acts of Violence

    1. General purposes

      1. 10.Purposes to which Part II applies.

    2. Powers of Secretary of State

      1. 11.Power for Secretary of State to require information.

    3. Designation of security restricted areas

      1. 11A.Designation of security restricted areas.

    4. Directions

      1. 12.Power to impose restrictions in relation to aircraft.

      2. 13.Power to require aerodrome managers to promote searches at aerodromes.

      3. 13A.Power to require other persons to promote searches.

      4. 14.General power to direct measures to be taken for purposes to which Part II applies.

      5. 14A.Review by CAA

    5. Supplemental provisions with respect to directions

      1. 15.Matters which may be included in directions under ss. 12 to 14.

      2. 16.Limitations on scope of directions under ss. 12 to 14.

      3. 16A.Directions requiring national security vetting

      4. 17.General or urgent directions under ss. 12 and 14.

      5. 17A.Copies of directions etc for CAA

      6. 18.Objections to certain directions under s. 14.

      7. 18A.Enforcement notices.

      8. 18B.Contents of enforcement notice.

      9. 18C.Offences relating to enforcement notices.

      10. 18D.Objections to enforcement notices.

      11. 18E.Enforcement notices: supplementary.

      12. 19.Operation of directions under Part II in relation to rights and duties under other laws.

      13. 20.Inspection of aircraft and aerodromes.

      14. 20A.Aviation security services: approved providers

    6. Detention of aircraft

      1. 20B.Detention direction

    7. Air navigation installations

      1. 21.Application of provisions of Part II to air navigation installations.

    8. Offences relating to security at aerodromes etc.

      1. 21A.False statements relating to baggage, cargo etc.

      2. 21B.False statements in connection with identity documents.

      3. 21C.Unauthorised presence in security restricted area .

      4. 21D.Unauthorised presence on board aircraft.

      5. 21E.Offences relating to authorised persons.

    9. Air cargo agents

      1. 21F.Air cargo agents.

      2. 21FA.Air cargo agents: documents

    10. Reporting of certain occurrences relating to aviation security

      1. 21G.Duty to report certain occurrences.

    11. Advice and assistance

      1. 21H.Provision of advice and assistance to Secretary of State

      2. 21I.Provision of advice and assistance to other persons

      3. 21J.Power to modify functions of CAA etc relating to aviation security

    12. Miscellaneous supplemental provisions

      1. 22.Compensation in respect of certain measures taken under Part II.

      2. 22A.Civil penalties for failure to provide information or comply with a direction

      3. 23.Annual report by Secretary of State as to notices and directions under Part II.

      4. 23A.Functions of CAA under this Part

      5. 24.Service of documents.

      6. 24A.Interpretation of Part II.

  4. Part 2A Security planning for aerodromes

    1. Aerodromes to which Part 2A applies

      1. 24AA.Aerodromes to which Part 2A applies

    2. Risk assessment at aerodromes

      1. 24AB.Risk advisory groups

      2. 24AC.Functions of risk advisory groups

      3. 24AD.Discharge of functions by risk advisory groups

    3. Aerodrome security planning

      1. 24AE.Aerodrome security plans

      2. 24AF. Aerodrome security plans: duration etc.

      3. 24AG.Security executive groups

      4. 24AH.Functions of security executive groups

      5. 24AI.Objections to proposals by security executive groups

      6. 24AJ.Discharge of functions by security executive groups

    4. Aerodrome security groups: general

      1. 24AK.Aerodrome groups: supplemental

      2. 24AL.Period for establishment of aerodrome groups

    5. Disputes about security planning

      1. 24AM.Meaning of dispute about security planning

      2. 24AN.Power to refer dispute to Secretary of State

      3. 24AO.Powers of Secretary of State in relation to disputes

      4. 24AP.Dispute resolution: procedure

      5. 24AQ.Dispute resolution: powers

      6. 24AR. Dispute resolution: appeals and enforcement etc.

    6. General and supplemental

      1. 24AS.Power to except or modify

      2. 24AT.Interpretation

  5. Part III Policing of Aerodromes

    1. Power to stop and search at aerodromes

      1. 24B. Power of constable to stop and search persons, vehicles etc

    2. Policing of designated airports

      1. 25. Designated airports.

      2. 25A.Consultation about policing of designated airports.

    3. Policing of aerodromes to which Part 2A applies

      1. 25AA.Relevant aerodromes

      2. 25B.Police services agreements

      3. 25C. Police services agreements: duration etc.

      4. 25D.Review and variation of police services agreements

      5. 25E.Discharge of functions of relevant persons in relation to police services agreements

      6. 26. Exercise of police functions at relevant aerodromes.

      7. 27. Prevention of theft at relevant aerodromes.

      8. 28. Byelaws for relevant aerodromes .

      9. 29. Control of road traffic at relevant aerodromes.

      10. 29A.Power to refer disputes to Secretary of State

      11. 29B.Powers of Secretary of State in relation to disputes

      12. 29C.Dispute resolution: procedure

      13. 29D.Dispute resolution: powers

      14. 29E. Dispute resolution: appeals and enforcement etc.

      15. 30. Supplementary orders.

      16. 31. Interpretation and application of Part III to Scotland and Northern Ireland.

  6. Part IV The Aviation Security Fund

    1. 32. The Aviation Security Fund.

    2. 33. Contributions to the Fund.

    3. 34. The Aviation Security Fund

    4. 35. The Aviation Security Fund

    5. 36. Power to wind up the fund.

  7. Part V Miscellaneous and General

    1. 37. Offences by bodies corporate.

    2. 38. Interpretation etc.

    3. 39. Extension of Act outside United Kingdom.

    4. 40. Consequential amendments, savings and repeals.

    5. 41. Short title and commencement.


    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Provisions Relating to Compensation

      1. 1.This Schedule applies to compensation under section 22 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 of...

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

      8. 8. Provisions Relating to Compensation

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

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

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

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Consequential Amendments and Savings

      1. Periods running at commencement

        1. 1.Where any period of time specified in or for the...

      2. Past offences

        1. 2.This Act (and, in particular, the following provisions of this...

      3. The Visiting Forces Act 1952

        1. 3.Section 3 of the Visiting Forces Act 1952, as amended...

      4. The Protection of Aircraft Act 1973

        1. 4.Where before the commencement of this Act any land, building...

      5. The Criminal Jurisdiction Act 1975

        1. 5.In paragraph 11 of Schedule 1 to the Criminal Jurisdiction...

      6. The Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1978

        1. 6.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      7. The Suppression of Terrorism Act 1978

        1. 7.For paragraphs 18 and 19 of Schedule 1 to the...

      8. The British Nationality Act 1981

        1. 8.Until the commencement of the British Nationality Act 1981 section...

    3. SCHEDULE 3


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