Two determinations made under the Air Navigation Act 1920 (the Act) commenced on 27 March 2019.
One determination issued under subsection 12(3) of the Act exempts some categories of scheduled international air services from requiring an international airline licence (scheduled flights that overfly Australia but do not land, and scheduled flights that land in Australia but do not set down or take on passengers or cargo).
The other determination issued under sub-section 15A(3) of the Act exempts various categories of commercial international non-scheduled flights from obtaining a permission from the Secretary.
A copy of the determination made under subsection 12(3) of the Act, and a detailed explanatory statement, can be found at: https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/F2019L00375/Download
A copy of the determination made under subsection 15A(3) of the Act, and a detailed explanatory statement, can be found at: https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/F2019L00378/Download
These determinations are based on earlier determinations, which had been due to sunset on 1 April 2019. They have been remade without any substantive changes.
Minor changes were made to the determination under subsection 12(3) of the Act to remove reference to a section of the Act which has since been repealed.
Minor changes were made to the determination under subsection 15A(3) of Act which included removing a redundant provision, providing a clearer description of terms and definitions, and where appropriate, including references to definitions in the Act.