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Civil Aviation (Amendment) (Jersey) Law 202-

A LAW to amend the Civil Aviation (Jersey) Law 2008 and the Air Navigation (Jersey) Law 2014, and for connected purposes.

Adopted by the States                                                          15th September 2021

Sanctioned by Order of Her Majesty in Council           [date to be inserted]

Registered by the Royal Court                                            [date to be inserted]

Coming into force                                                                    [date to be inserted]

THE STATES, subject to the sanction of Her Most Excellent Majesty in Council, have adopted the following Law –

1        Part 4 of Civil Aviation (Jersey) Law 2008 amended

In the Civil Aviation (Jersey) Law 2008 –

(a)     in the heading of Part 4, for “ORDERS” there is substituted “AND AIR ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION”;

(b)     after Article 19 (Air Navigation Orders) there is inserted –

19A Air accident and incident investigation

(1)     The States may, by Regulations, make provision in relation to the investigation of air accidents and incidents.

(2)     The Regulations may contain provisions reasonably necessary or expedient –

(a)     to give effect to the Chicago Convention and any amendment of it; and

(b)     generally to make provision for the investigation of air accidents and incidents.

(3)     The Regulations may provide that –

(a)     a contravention of the Regulations is an offence;

(b)     a person who commits the offence is liable to imprisonment for a term of 2 years and a fine.”.

2        Article 21 of Civil Aviation (Jersey) Law 2008 amended

In Article 21 (implementation of international obligations) of the Civil Aviation (Jersey) Law 2008  after “this Law” there is inserted “or make such other provision as they consider necessary or expedient”.

3        Air Navigation (Jersey) Law 2014 amended

(1)     In Article 1(1) (interpretation) of the Air Navigation (Jersey) Law 2014, after the definition “private flight” there is inserted –

“psychoactive substance” means alcohol, opioids, cannabinoids, sedatives and hypnotics, cocaine, other psychostimulants, hallucinogens and volatile solvents, but does not include coffee or tobacco;”.

(2)     In Article 148(2) (drunkenness in aircraft) of that Law, for “render that person’s capacity so to act or so as to create a risk to that person or any other person” there is substituted “–

(a)     impair that person’s capacity so to act; or

(b)     create a risk to that or any other person.”.

4        Civil Aviation (Investigation of Air Accidents and Incidents) (Jersey) Order 2000 has no effect in relation to Jersey

(1)     The Civil Aviation (Investigation of Air Accidents and Incidents) (Jersey) Order 2000 has no effect in relation to Jersey.

(2)     In this Article, “Jersey” has the same meaning as in the Civil Aviation (Jersey) Law 2008.

5        Citation and commencement

(1)     This Law may be cited as the Civil Aviation (Amendment) (Jersey) Law 202- .

(2)     This Law comes into force on a day to be specified by the Minister for External Relations and Financial Services by Order.

 


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