—(1) The Authority may, with the approval of the Minister, by order published in the Gazette, exempt any person from complying with section 36(1) for any specified period generally or to such an extent as may be specified in the order, and unconditionally or subject to such conditions as may be specified therein (referred to in this Act as the exempt airport operator).
(2) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), the conditions of an exemption may require any exempt airport operator operating an airport in pursuance of the exemption —
to comply with any direction given by the Authority as to such matters as are specified in the exemption order under subsection (1) or are of a description so specified;
to do or not to do such things as are specified in the exemption order under subsection (1) or are of a description so specified, except in so far as the Authority consents to his doing or not doing them; and
to refer for determination by the Authority such questions arising under the exemption as are specified in the exemption order under subsection (1) or are of a description so specified.
(3) An exemption order under subsection (1) shall continue in force, unless it is revoked, for such period as may be specified in the order.
(4) Any exempt airport operator who fails to comply with any direction referred to in subsection (2)(a) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $10,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years or to both.
(5) Without prejudice to subsection (4), if any condition of an exemption granted to an exempt airport operator is not complied with by the exempt airport operator, the Authority may give to that exempt airport operator a notice declaring that the exemption is revoked, in so far as it relates to that person, to such extent and from such date as may be specified in the notice.