The Carriage by Air and Road Act 1979 (Commencement No. 2) Order 1997

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Published: 1997-10-30

Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred upon Her by section 7(2) of the Carriage by Air and Road Act 1979(1), is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:—

1.  This Order may be cited as the Carriage by Air and Road Act 1979 (Commencement No. 2) Order 1997.

2.  The provisions of the Carriage by Air and Road Act 1979 which are listed in column (1) of the Schedule to this Order and which relate to the matters respectively specified in relation to those provisions in column (2) thereof shall (to the extent stated in the Schedule) come into force on 1st December 1997.

N.H. Nicholls
Clerk of the Privy Council

Article 2
SCHEDULE

(1)
(2)

Provisions of the Act
Subject matter of the provisions

Section 4(1)
Replacement of gold francs by special drawing rights for the purposes of the Carriage by Air Act 1961(2) (the Act of 1961)

Section 4(4) (so far as it relates to the enactments amended by section 4(1))
Effect of amendments made by section 4(1) upon judgments in respect of liability which arises before the amendments come into force

Section 5 (so far as it relates to the enactments amended by section 4(1))
Conversion of special drawing rights into sterling

Section 6(1)(a) (so far as it relates to sections 9 and 10 of the Act of 1961)
Supplemental

Section 6(3) (so far as it relates to the provisions specified above in this Schedule)
Supplemental

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order brings into force on 1st December 1997 the provisions of the Carriage by Air and Road Act 1979 specified in the Schedule to the Order as a consequence of the entry into force on 15th February 1996 of Additional Protocol No. 2 to the Warsaw Convention as amended at the Hague, 1955 (Cmd. 4284, Cmnd. 3356 and Cmnd. 6481). The Protocol introduces a new unit of account for the purposes of that Convention as so amended.
Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This note is not part of the Order)
The following provisions of the Carriage by Air and Road Act 1979 have been brought into force by commencement order made before the date of this Order:


Provision
Date of Commencement

S.I. No

ss. 3(3), 4(2) and 6(1)(b);
28.12.1980
1980/1966

ss. 4(4) and 5 (partially)



(1)
1979 c. 28.

(2)
1961 c. 27.
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