The Aviation Security (Air Cargo Agents) (Amendment) Regulations 1998

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Published: 1998-04-30

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 1152

CIVIL AVIATION
The Aviation Security (Air Cargo Agents) (Amendment) Regulations 1998

Made
30th April 1998

Laid before Parliament
11th May 1998

Coming into force
1st June 1998

The Secretary of State, in exercise of powers conferred on him by section 21F of the Aviation Security Act 1982(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, after consulting organisations appearing to him to represent persons affected by the Regulations, hereby makes the following Regulations:—

Citation and Commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Aviation Security (Air Cargo Agents) (Amendment) Regulations 1998 and shall come into force on 1st June 1998.

Amendment of Aviation Security (Air Cargo Agents) Regulations 1993

2.  The Aviation Security (Air Cargo Agents) Regulations 1993(2) shall be amended as follows:

(a)in regulation 8(5), for the word “three” there shall be substituted the word “twelve”;

(b)in regulation 10(6), for the word “three” there shall be substituted the word “twelve”; and

(c)for regulation 10(7) there shall be substituted the following:

“(7) (a) The Secretary of State shall remove a security approved air cargo agent from the list of security approved air cargo agents upon being requested to do so by that agent;
(b)Subject to sub-paragraph (c) below, if an air cargo agent is removed from the list of security approved air cargo agents pursuant to sub-paragraph (a) of this paragraph the Secretary of State may, on the request of the agent, re-include that air cargo agent on the list if he is satisfied that it is appropriate to do so; and

(c)The Secretary of State may only re-include an air cargo agent on the list of security approved air cargo agents under sub-paragraph (b) above if he receives a request for such re-inclusion from that air cargo agent not less than one month from the date on which that agent was removed from the list.”.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions

Glenda Jackson
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State
Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
30th April 1998

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations further amend the Aviation Security (Air Cargo Agents) Regulations 1993. The amendments made are:
1.  If the Secretary of State decides not to include an applicant on the list of security approved air cargo agents (regulation 8(5)) or if the Secretary of State removes an agent from that list (regulation 10(6)) the period which must elapse before the applicant or the agent can re-apply is increased from three to twelve months (regulation 2(a)).

2.  If an air cargo agent is removed from the list of security approved air cargo agents voluntarily the Secretary of State may re-admit that agent to the list if he is satisfied that it is appropriate to do so and if the agent makes a request to be re-admitted after a period of one month has elapsed from the date of removal from the list (regulation 2(b) and (c)).

(1)
1982 c. 36; section 21F was inserted by the Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990 (c. 31), section 6.

(2)
S.I. 1993/1073, amended by S.I. 1996/1607.
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