Transport Bill - continued        House of Lords
PART I, AIR TRAFFIC - continued

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Amendments.     97. Schedule 8 contains amendments.
 
 
General interpretation
Air traffic services.     98. - (1) For the purposes of this Part these are air traffic services-
 
 
    (a) providing instructions, information or advice with a view to preventing aircraft colliding with other aircraft or with other obstructions (whether in the air or on the ground);
 
    (b) providing instructions, information or advice with a view to securing safe and efficient flying;
 
    (c) managing the flow of air traffic with a view to ensuring the most efficient use of airspace;
 
    (d) providing facilities for communicating with aircraft and for the navigation and surveillance of aircraft;
 
    (e) notifying organisations of aircraft needing search and rescue facilities, and assisting organisations to provide such facilities.
      (2) The Secretary of State may by order amend the meaning of air traffic services for the purposes of this Part.
 
The CAA.     99. For the purposes of this Part the CAA is the Civil Aviation Authority.
 
 
Other general provisions
Service of documents.     100. - (1) A document required or authorised by virtue of this Part to be served on a person may be served-
 
 
    (a) by delivering it to him or by leaving it at his proper address or by sending it by post to him at that address;
 
    (b) if the person is a body corporate, by serving it in accordance with paragraph (a) on the secretary of the body;
 
    (c) if the person is a partnership, by serving it in accordance with paragraph (a) on a partner or a person having the control or management of the partnership business.
      (2) For the purposes of this section and section 7 of the Interpretation Act 1978 (service of documents by post) in its application to this section, the proper address of a person on whom a document is to be served is his last known address, except that-
 
 
    (a) in the case of service on a body corporate or its secretary, it is the address of the registered or principal office of the body;
 
    (b) in the case of service on a partnership or a partner or a person having the control or management of a partnership business, it is the address of the principal office of the partnership.
      (3) For the purposes of subsection (2) the principal office of a company constituted under the law of a country or territory outside the United Kingdom or of a partnership carrying on business outside the United Kingdom is its principal office within the United Kingdom.
 
      (4) Subsection (5) applies if a person to be served under this Part with a document by another has specified to that other an address within the United Kingdom other than his proper address (as determined under subsection (2)) as the one at which he or someone on his behalf will accept documents of the same description as that document.
 
      (5) In relation to that document that address must be treated as his proper address for the purposes of this section and section 7 of the Interpretation Act 1978 in its application to this section, instead of that determined under subsection (2).
 
      (6) This section does not apply to a document if rules of court make provision about its service.
 
      (7) In this section references to serving include references to similar expressions (such as giving or sending).
 
Making of false statements etc.     101. - (1) A person commits an offence if in giving information or making an application in relevant circumstances-
 
 
    (a) he makes a statement which he knows to be false in a material particular, or
 
    (b) he recklessly makes a statement which is false in a material particular.
      (2) A person gives information or makes an application in relevant circumstances if he gives or makes it in pursuance of-
 
 
    (a) a provision contained in or made under this Part, or
 
    (b) a direction given, notice served or other thing done in pursuance of such a provision.
      (3) A person who commits an offence under this section is liable-
 
 
    (a) on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum;
 
    (b) on conviction on indictment, to a fine.
      (4) No proceedings may be started in England and Wales for an offence under this section except by or with the consent of the Secretary of State or the Director of Public Prosecutions.
 
      (5) No proceedings may be started in Northern Ireland for an offence under this section except by or with the consent of the Secretary of State or the Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland.
 
Disclosure of information.     102. Schedule 9 contains provision about the disclosure of information.
 
 
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