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Article 5 - Application of Laws

  1. While entering, within, or leaving the territory of one Party, its laws, regulations and rules relating to the operation and navigation of aircraft shall be complied with by the airlines designated by any other Party.
  2. While entering, within, or leaving the territory of one Party, its laws, regulations and rules relating to the admission to or departure from its territory of passengers, crew or cargo on aircraft (including regulations relating to entry, clearance, aviation security, immigration, passports, customs and quarantine or, in the case of mail, postal regulations) shall be complied with by, or on behalf of, such passengers, crew or cargo of the airlines of any other Party.
  3. No Party shall give preference to its own or any other airline over a designated airline of the other Parties engaged in similar international air transport in the application of its customs, immigration and quarantine regulations.
  4. Passengers, baggage and cargo in direct transit through the territory of any Party and not leaving the area of the airport reserved for such purpose shall not undergo any examination except for reasons of aviation security, narcotics control, prevention of illegal entry or in special circumstances.


New Zealand Ministry of Transport
Attention: Air Services
Phone: +64-4-439-9000
Fax: +64-4-439-9004
e-mail: maliat@transport.govt.nz
New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Attention: Treaty Officer
Legal Division
Fax:+64-473-2103
e-mail: lgl@mfat.govt.nz