27 Duty of Authority to notify accidents and incidents to Transport Accident Investigation Commission

(1)

As soon as practicable after any accident or incident is notified to the Authority under section 26, the Authority shall notify the Transport Accident Investigation Commission that the Authority has been notified of the accident or incident, if it is—

(a)

an accident involving aircraft; or

(b)

a serious incident in accordance with the provisions of the Convention.

(2)

Where the Authority has been notified of a search and rescue operation under section 26(3), the Authority shall forthwith notify the Transport Accident Investigation Commission accordingly.

Section 27: substituted, on 13 August 1996, by section 10(1) the Civil Aviation Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 91).