The International Airports Authority Act 1971
(43 OF 1971)
An Act to provide for the constitution of an authority for the management of certain aerodromes whereat international air transport services are operated or are intended to be operated and for matters connected therewith.
Be it enacted by Parliament in the Twentysecond Year of the Republic of India as follows :
1. Short title, commencement and application
(1) This Act may be called the International Airports Authority Act,1971.
(2) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.
(3) It applies, in the first instance, to the aerodromes of Bombay (Santa Cruz), Calcutta (Dum Dum), Delhi (Palam) and Madras (Meenambakkam) and the Central Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, apply the provision of this Act to any other aerodrome whereat international air transport services are operated or are intended to be operated and with effect from such date as may be specified in the notification.