Anti-Hijacking Act,1982


Act No : 65

Section : Definitions.

2. Definitions. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-- (a) "aircraft" means any aircraft, whether or not registered in India, other than a military aircraft or an aircraft used in customs or police service; (b) "aircraft registered in India" means an aircraft which is for the time being registered in India; (c) "Convention country" means a country in which the Hague Convention is for the time being in force; (d) "Hague Convention" means the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft signed at The Hague on the 16th day of December, 1970; --------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 15-11-1982: vide notification No. S.O. 798(E), dated 12-11-1982, Gazette of India, Extraordinary, 1982, Pt. II, Sec. 3(ii). 335 (e) "military aircraft" means an aircraft of the naval, military, air force or any other armed forces of any country and includes every aircraft commanded for the time being by a person in any such force detailed for the purpose.


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