Section 29 in The Airports Authority of India Act, 1994

Title: Submission of annual report

Description: (1) The Authority shall, as soon as may be after the end of each financial year, prepare and submit to the Central Government in such form as may be prescribed a report giving an account of its activities during that financial year and the report shall also give an account of the activities which are likely to be undertaken by the Authority during the next financial year. (2) The Central Government shall cause such report to be laid before both Houses of Parliament as soon as may be after it is submitted.

Title: Delegation

Description: The Authority may, by general or special order in writing, delegate to the Chairperson or any other member or to any officer of the Authority, subject to such conditions and limitations, if any, as may be specified in the order, such of its powers and functions under this Act, (except the powers under section 42) as it may deem necessary.

Title: Authentication of orders and other instruments of the Authority

Description: All orders and decisions of the Authority shall be authenticated by the signature of the Chairperson or any other member authorised by the Authority in this behalf and all other instruments executed by the Authority shall be authenticated by the signature of an officer of the Authority authorised by it in this behalf.

Title: Officers and employees of the Authority to be public servants

Description: All officers and employees of the Authority shall, while acting or purporting to act in pursuance of the provisions of this Act or of any rule or regulation made thereunder, be deemed to be public servants within the meaning of section 21 of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860).

Title: Protection of action taken in good faith

Description: No suit, prosecution or other legal proceeding shall lie against the Authority or any member or any officer or other employee of the Authority 1*** for anything which is in good faith done or intended to be done in pursuance of this Act or of any rule or regulation made thereunder or for any damage sustained by any aircraft or vehicle in consequence of any defect in any of the airports, civil enclaves, heliports, airstrips, aeronautical communication stations or other things belonging to or under the control of the Authority. 1. The words “or the Chairperson of the Tribunal” omitted by Act 33 of 2021, s. 19 (w.e.f. 4-4-2021).

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