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4.32 General Operating Restrictions

4.32.2 State the restrictions on smoking in an aircraft. CA Act 1990 S65N

65N No smoking

(1) Every person commits an offence who smokes—

(a) when instructed not to smoke by a crew member, passenger information signs, or placards; or

(b) while on any aircraft that is carrying passengers for hire or reward on any internal flight; or

(c) in contravention of section 96A(6).

  • No person shall smoke while on any aircraft operated by a New Zealand international airline carrying passengers on any route designated as a non-smoking route pursuant to this section.

(2) Every person who commits an offence against subsection (1) is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $2,500.

(3) In subsection (1), to smoke has the meaning set out in section 96A(1).

  • to smoke means to smoke, hold, or otherwise have control over an ignited product, weed, or plant; and smoked and smoking have corresponding meanings.

4.32.4 State the restrictions associated with the abuse of drugs and alcohol. CAR 91 and CAR 19

91.203 Authority of the pilot-in-command

Each pilot-in-command of an aircraft shall give any commands necessary for the safety of the aircraft and of persons and property carried on the aircraft, including disembarking or refusing the carriage of—

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