Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
Airport Development and Aviation Noise Ombudsman Bill 2006

Schedule 1 Consequential amendment of other Acts

   

Airports Act 1996

1  At the end of subsection 81(3)

Add:

                            ; and

                     (e)  the views of the Airport Development and Aviation Noise Ombudsman on the impact that carrying out the plan would be likely to have on members of the public.

2  After subsection 84(2)

Insert:

          (2A)  In deciding whether to approve the variation, the Minister must have regard to the views of the Airport Development and Aviation Noise Ombudsman on the impact that carrying out the plan would be likely to have on members of the public.

          (2B)  Subsection (2A) does not, by implication, limit the matters to which the Minister may have regard.

3  At the end of subsection 94(3)

Add:

                            ; and

                      (f)  the views of the Airport Development and Aviation Noise Ombudsman on the impact that carrying out the plan would be likely to have on members of the public.

4  After subsection 95(2)

Insert:

          (2A)  In deciding whether to approve the variation, the Minister must have regard to the views of the Airport Development and Aviation Noise Ombudsman on the impact that carrying out the plan would be likely to have on members of the public.

          (2B)  Subsection (2A) does not, by implication, limit the matters to which the Minister may have regard.

5  At the end of subsection 126(3)

Add:

                            ; and

                     (e)  the views of the Airport Development and Aviation Noise Ombudsman on the impact that carrying out the strategy would be likely to have on members of the public.

Air Services Act 1995

6  Section 10

After “including”, insert “the Airport Development and Aviation Noise Ombudsman,”.

Civil Aviation Act 1988

7  At the end of subsection 9(3)

Add:

                            ; and

                     (h)  co-operating with the Airport Development and Aviation Noise Ombudsman as required.

8  At the end of paragraph 9A(2)(b)

Add “including excessive noise in populated areas”.

Ombudsman Act 1976

9  At the end of paragraph 5(1)(b)

After “by a prescribed authority”, insert:

“, except when the action relates to a proposal to change an aircraft route which may result in increased noise over populated areas, and is subject to investigation by the Airport Development and Aviation Noise Ombudsman”.

10  After subsection 5(1)

Insert:

          (1A)  When an action or complaint under subsection 5(1) relates to airport development, the Commonwealth Ombudsman shall consult with the Airport Development and Aviation Noise Ombudsman.

          (1B)  When an action or complaint under subsection 5(1) relates to aviation noise, the Commonwealth Ombudsman shall consult with the Airport Development and Aviation Noise Ombudsman.