1Short title commencement and application
This Act may be called the Airports Authority of India Act 1994. It shall come into force on such date {11-4-1994 : vide Notification No.S.O.285(E), dt.30-...
2Definitions
In this Act unless the context otherwise requires,- aeronautical communication station means station n in the aeronautical communication service which includ...
3Constitution and incorporation of the authority
with effect from the appointed day the Central Government shall by notification in the official gazette constitute Authority to be called the Airports Aut...
4Disqualification for office of member
has been convicted and sentenced to imprisonment for an offence which in the opinion of the Central Government involves moral turpitude; or is an un disch...
5Term of office and conditions of service of members
Subject to the provisions of section 6,- every whole-time member (other than the ex officio member shall hold office for a period of five years from the dat...
6Vacation of office member
becomes subject to any of the disqualification mentioned in section 4: Provided that no member shall be removed on the ground that he has become subject to...
7Eligibility of member for re-appointment
Any person ceasing to be a member shall, unless disqualified under section 4, be eligible for re - appointment....
8Meetings
The Authority shall meet at such times and places and shall observe such rules of procedure in regard to the transaction of he business at its meetings (i...
9Vacancies, etc., not to invalidate proceeding of the Authority
No Act or proceeding of the Authority shall be invalid merely be reason of- any vacancy in, or any defect in the constitution of the Authority; or any def...
10Appointment of officers and other employees of the Authority
For the purpose of enabling of efficiently to discharge its function under this Act, the Authority shall subject to the provisions of section 18 and to su...
11Authority to act on business principles
In the discharge of its functions under this Act, the Authority shall Act, so far as may be, on business principles....
12Functions of the Authority
Subject to the rules, if any made by the Central Government in this behalf it shall be the function of the Authority to manage the airports, the civil enl...
13Undertakings of the International Airports
in the Authority.- On and from the appointed day, there shall be transferred to and vest in the authority constituted under section 3 of the undertakings o...
14General effect of vesting of undertaking in the Authority
All contracts agreements and working arrangements subsisting immediately before the appointed day and affecting the International Airports Authority or as t...
15Licences etc., to be deemed to have been granted to the Authority
With effect from the appointed day, shall all licences permits quotas and exemptions granted to the International Airports Authority or the National Airport...
16Tax exemption or benefit to continue to have effect
where any exemption from or any assessment with respect to any tax has been granted or made or any benefit y way of set off or carry forward as the case may...
17Guarantee to be operative
1 Any guarantee given for is favour on the International Airports Authority or the National Authority with respect to any loan or lease finance shall continu...
18Provisions in respect of officers
Provisions in respect of officers and other employees of the International Airports Authority and the National Airports Authority Every officer or other emp...
19Compulsory acquisition of land for the Authority
Any land required by the authority for the discharge of its functions under this Act shall be deemed to be needed for a public purpose and such land may be ...
20Contracts by the Authority
Subject to the provisions of section 21, the Authority shall be competent to enter into and perform any contract necessary for the discharge of its function...
21Mode of executing contracts on behalf of the authority
Every contract shall, on behalf of the Authority, be made by the Chairperson or such member or such officer of the Authority as may be generally or specia...
22Power the Authority to charge fees, rent , etc
The Authority may- with the previous approval of the Central Government charge fees or rent- for the landing housing or parking of aircraft or for any oth...
23Additional capital and grant to the Authority by the Central Government
The Central Government may after due appropriation made by Parliament any law in this behalf- provide any capital that may be required by the authority for ...
24Fund of the Authority and its investment
The Authority shall have its own fund and all receipts of the Authority shall be credited there to and all payments of the authority shall be made there from...
25Allocation of surplus funds
The Authority may from time to time set apart such amounts as it thinks fit as a reserve or funds for the purpose of expanding existing facilities or serv...
26Submission of programme of activities and financial estimates
The Authority shall before the commencement of each financial year prepare a statement to he programme of its activities during the forty coming financial y...
27Borrowing powers of the Authority
The Authority may with the consent of the Central Government or in accordance with the terms of any general or special authority given to it by the Central ...
28Accounts and audit
The Authority shall maintain proper accounts and other relevant records and prepare and annual statement of accounts including the profit and loss account...
29Submission of annual report
The authority shall as soon as may be after the end of each financial year prepare and submit to the Central Government in such form as may be prescribed ...
30Delegation
The Authority may, by general or special order in writing delegate to the Chairperson or any other member or to any officer of the Authority, subject to suc...
31Authentication of orders and other instruments of the authority
All orders and decisions of the authority shall be authenticated by the signature of the Chairperson or any other member authorised by the authority in this...
32Officers and employees of the authority to be public servant
All officers and employees of the Authority shall, while acting or purporting to act in pursuance of the provisions of this Act or of any rule or regulatio...
33Protection of action take of good faith
No suit, prosecution or other legal proceeding shall lie against the authority or any member or any officer or other employee of the authority for anything ...
34Custody and disposed of lost property
subject to such regulations as the authority may make in this behalf the authority shall provide securing the safe custody and restoration of any property wh...
35Provisions relating to income tax
for the purposes of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961) or any other enactment for the time being in force relating to income-tax or any other tax in in...
36Power of the authority to undertake certain works
The authority may undertake to carry out on behalf of any person any works or services or any  class of works or services on such terms and conditions as ma...
37Power to issue directions
The Authority or any officer specially authorised by it in this behalf may form time to time, by order issue directions consistent with the provisions of th...
38Power of the Central Government
If, at any time, he Central Government is of opinion that in the public interest it is necessary or expedient so to do , it may by order direct the authority...
39Power of the Central Government to supersede the Authority
If, at any time, the Central Government is of opinion- that on account of a gave emergency, the Authority is unable to discharge the function and duties imp...
40Power of the Central Government to issue directions
Without prejudice to the foregoing provisions of this Act, the Authority shall in the discharge or its functions and duties under this Act, be bound by su...
41Power to make rules
The Central Government may by notification in the Official Gazette make rules for carrying out the provisions of this Act. In particular and without prejudi...
42Power to make regulations
The Authority may make regulations not inconsistent with this Act and the rules made there under to provide for all mutters for which provisions is necess...
43Rules and regulations to be laid before Parliament
Every rule and every regulation made under this Act shall be lid as soon as may be after it is made before each House of Parliament while it is in session...
44Power to remove difficulties
Provided that no such order shall be made after the expiration of one year from the commencement of this Act....
45Amendment of Act 22 of 1934
In section 5 of the Aircraft Act, 1934 in sub-section 92) in clause (b) for the words and figures the International Airports Authority Act, 1971 (43 of 1971)...
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