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THE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS AUTHORITY ACT, 1971

Title : THE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS AUTHORITY ACT, 1971

Year : 1971



(1) Save as otherwise provided in sub-section (2), as from such date1* as the Central Government may appoint by notification in the Official Gazette in relation to any airport,-

(a) All properties and other assets vested in the Central
Government for the purposes of the airport and administered by the Director-General of Civil Aviation immediately before such day shall vest in the Authority:

(b) All debts, obligations and liabilities incurred, all contracts entered into and all matters and things engaged to be done by, with, or for the Central Government immediately before such day for or in connection with the purposes of the airport shall be deemed to have been incurred, entered into and engaged to be done by, with, or for the Authority;

(c) All non-recurring expenditure incurred by the Central
Government for or in connection with the purposes of the airport up to such day and declared to be capital expenditure by the Central Government shall, subject to such terms and conditions as may be determined by the Central Government, be treated as the capital provided by the Central Government to the Authority;

(d) All sums of money due to the Central Government in relation to the airport immediately before such day shall be deemed to be due to the Authority;

(e) All suits and other legal proceedings instituted or which could have been instituted by or against the Central Government immediately before such day for any matter in relation to the airport may be continued or instituted by or against the Authority;

(f) Every employee holding any office under the Central
Government immediately before such day solely or mainly for or in connection with such affairs of the airport as are relevant to the functions of the Authority under this Act shall be treated as on deputation with the Authority but shall hold his office in the Authority by the same tenure and upon the same terms and conditions of service as respects remuneration, leave, provident fund, retirement or other terminal benefits as he would have held such office, if the Authority had not been constituted and shall continue to do so until the Central Government, either on its own motion or at the request of the Authority, recalls such employee to its service or until the Authority, with the concurrence of the Central Government, duly absorbs such employee in its regular service, whichever is earlier:

Provided that during the period of deputation of any such employee with the Authority, the Authority shall pay to the Central Government, in respect of every such employee, such contribution towards his leave salary, pension and gratuity as the Central Government may, by order, determine:

Provided further that any such employee, who has, in respect of the proposal of the Authority to absorb him in its regular service, intimated within such time as may be specified in this behalf by the Authority his intention of not becoming a regular employee of the Authority, shall not be absorbed by the Authority in its regular service.

(2) As from the date determined by the Central Government under the proviso to sub-section (2) of section 16,-

(a) The equipment and appliances relating to air navigation services and the buildings used exclusively for such services immediately before such day shall vest in the Authority;

(b) All debts, obligations and liabilities incurred, all contracts entered into and all matters and things engaged to be done by, with, or for the Central Government immediately before such day for or in connection with air navigation services shall be deemed to have been incurred, entered into and engaged to be done by, with, or for the Authority;

(c) All sums of money due to the Central Government for or in connection with air navigation services immediately before such day shall be deemed to be due to the Authority;

(d) All suits and other legal proceedings instituted or which could have been instituted by or against the Central Government immediately before such day for any matter in connection with air navigation services may be continued or instituted by or against the Authority;

(e) Every employee holding any office under the Central
Government immediately before such day solely or mainly for or in connection with air navigation services shall be treated as on deputation with the Authority but shall hold his office in the Authority by the same tenure and upon the same terms and conditions of service as respects remuneration, leave, provident fund, retirement or other terminal benefits as he would have held such office if the Authority had not been constituted and shall continue to do so until the Central Government, either on its own motion or at the request of the Authority, recalls such employee to its service or until the Authority, with the concurrence of the Central Government, duly absorbs such employee in its regular service, whichever is earlier:

Provided that during the period of deputation of any such employee with the Authority, the Authority shall pay to the Central Government, in respect of every such employee, such contribution towards his leave salary, pension and gratuity as the Central Government may, by order, determine:

Provided further that any such employee, who has, in respect of the proposal of the Authority to absorb him in its regular service, intimated within such time as may be specified in this behalf by the Authority his intention of not becoming a regular employee of the Authority, shall not be absorbed by the Authority in its regular service.

(3) If any dispute or doubt arises as to which of the properties, rights or liabilities of the Central Government have been transferred to the Authority or as to which of the employees serving under the
Central Government are to be treated as on deputation with the
Authority, under this section, such dispute or doubt shall be decided by the Central Government in consultation with the Authority and the decision of the Central Government thereon shall be final.

(4) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Industrial Disputes
Act, 1947 (14 of 1947.) or in any other law for the time being in force, the absorption of any employee by the Authority in its regular service under this section shall not entitle such employee to any compensation under that Act or other law and no such claim shall be entertained by any court, tribunal or other authority.

(5) In this section and in section 16, the expression "air navigation services", in relation to any airport, means air traffic services (including aeronautical and flight information services), aeronautical communication and navigational aids and meteorological services at such airport.

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1 1-4-1972 : vide Notification No. S. O. 168 (E), dated 24-2-1972, Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Pt. II, Section 3(ii), P. 389, in relation to the aerodromes of Bombay (Santa Cruz), Calcutta (Dum Dum), Delhi (Palam) and Madras (Meenambakkam).

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Any land required by the Authority for discharging its functions under this Act shall be deemed to be needed for a public purpose and such land may be acquired for the Authority under the provisions of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 (1 of 1894.) or of any other corresponding law for the time being in force.



Subject to the provisions of section 15, the Authority shall be competent to enter into and perform any contract necessary for the discharge of its functions under this Act.



(1) Every contract shall, on behalf of the Authority, be made by the
Chairman or such other member or such officer of the Authority as may be generally or specially empowered in this behalf by the Authority and such contracts or class of contracts as may be specified in the regulations shall be sealed with the common seal of the Authority:

Provided that no contract exceeding such value or amount as the
Central Government may, from time to time, by order, fix in this behalf shall be made unless it has been previously approved by the
Authority:

Provided further that no contract for the acquisition or sale of immovable property or for the lease of any such property for a term exceeding thirty years and no other contract exceeding such value or amount as the Central Government may, from time to time, by order, fix in this behalf shall be made unless it has been previously approved by the Central Government.

(2) Subject to the provisions of sub-section (1), the form and manner in which any contract shall be made under this Act shall be such as may be prescribed by regulations.

(3) No contract which is not in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the regulations shall be binding on the Authority.
Last updated on June, 2016

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