1. Short title and extent.- (1) This Act may be called The a[xx] Aircraft Act, 1934.

b[(2) It extends to the whole of India c[* * * ] and applies also-

(a) to citizens of India wherever they may be; d[***]

(b) to, and to the persons on, aircraft registered in India wherever they may be;]

e[(c) to, and to the persons on, aircraft registered outside India but for the time being in or over India; and

(d) to an aircraft operated by a person who is not a citizen of India but has his principal place of business or permanent residence in India.]

[a] Word “Indian” omitted by the Aircraft (Amendment) Act, 1960 (44 of 1960), S.1(26-11-1960).

[b] Substituted for the original sub-section (2) by A.L.O., 1950.

[c] Words “except the State of Hyderabad” omitted by Part B States (Laws) Act, 1951 (3 of 1951), S.3 and Sch.(1-4-1951).

[d] Word “and” omitted by the Aircraft (Amendment) Act, 2007 (44 of 2007) which came into force with effect from 01-02-2008 vide Notification No. AV.11012/3/2000-A dated 21st January 2008

[e] Inserted by the Aircraft (Amendment) Act, 2007 (44 of 2007) which came into force with effect from 01-02-2008 vide Notification No. AV.11012/3/2000-A dated 21st January 2008

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