Sections Particulars
1 Short title and extent
(1) This Act may be called the Indian Aircraft Act, 1934.{Subs. by the A.O.1950, for the former sub-section (2).} [(2) It extends to the whole of India {The...
2 Definitions
In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,---(1) "aircraft" means any machine which can derive support in the atmosphere from...
3 Power of Central Government to exempt certain aircraft
The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, exempt from {Subs. by s.3 of Act 37 of 1939, for the words "the provisions of this Act ...
4 Power of Central Government to make rules to implement the Convention of 1919
The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, make such rules as appear to it to be necessary for carrying out the Convention relating ...
5 Power of Central Government to make rules
(1) The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, make rules {See the Indian Aircraft Rules, 1937, published in the Gazette of India, ...
6 Power of Central Government to make orders in emergency
(1) If the Central Government is of opinion that in the interests of the public safety or tranquillity the issue of all or any of the following orders is exp...
7 Power of Central Government to make rules for investigation of accidents
(1) The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, make rules {See Pt.X of the Indian Aircraft Rules, 1937, published in the Gazette o...
8 Power to detain aircraft
(1) Any authority authorised in this behalf by the Central Government may detain any aircraft, if in the opinion of such authority---(a) having regard to be ...
9 Wreck and salvage
(1) The provisions of Part VII of the Indian Merchant Shipping Act, 1923, relating to Wreck and Salvage shall apply to aircraft on or over the sea or tidal w...
10 Penalty for act in contravention of rule made under this Act
In making any rule under section 5, section 7, {Subs. by Act 7 of 1936, s.3, for "or section 8".}[section 8 {Subs. by Act 22 of 1938, s.3, for "or section 8...
11 Penalty for flying so as to cause danger
Whoever wilfully flies any aircraft in such a manner as to cause danger to any person or to any property on land or water or in the air shall be punishable w...
12 Penalty for abetment of offences and attempted offences
Whoever abets the commission of any offence under this Act or the rules, or attempts to commit such offence, and in such attempt does any act towards the com...
13 Power of Court to order forfeiture
Where any person is convicted of an offence punishable under any rule made under clause (I) or clause (1) of sub-section (2) of section 5, the Court by which...
14 Rules to be made after publication
Any power to make rules conferred by this Act is subject to the condition of the rules being made after previous publication for a period of not leas than th...
15 Use of patented invention on aircraft not required in India
The provisions of section 42 of the Indian Patents and Designs Act, 1911, shall apply to the use of an invention on any aircraft not registered in {Subs. by ...
16 Power to apply customs procedure
The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, declare that any or all of the provisions of the Sea Customs Act, 1878, shall, with such...
17 Bar of certain suits
No suit shall be brought in any Civil Court in respect of trespass or in respect of nuisance by reason only of the flight of aircraft over any property at a ...
18 Saving for acts done in good faith under the Act
No suit, prosecution or other legal proceeding shall lie against any person for anything in good faith done or intended to be done under this Act....
19 Saving of application of Act
(1) Nothing in this Act or in any order or rule made there-under shall apply to or in respect of any aircraft belonging to or exclusively employed in {Subs. ...
20 [Repeals.- Rep.by the Repealing Act, 1938 (1 of 1938), s.2 and Sch.]
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