Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 2.djvu/564

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108 STAT. 1280 PUBLIC LAW 103-272—JULY 5, 1994 the landing area if necessary to prevent unreasonable interference with use by other authorized aircraft. However, the i Government shall— (A) contribute a reasonable share, consistent with the Government's use, of the cost of maintaining and operating the landing area; and ' <- (B) pay for damages caused by its use of the landing area if its use of the landing area is substantial. (7) The State, political subdivision, or tax-supported organization accepting the interest shall release the Government from all liability for damages arising under an agreement that provides for Government use of any part of an airport owned, controlled, or operated by the State, political subdivision, or tax-supported organization on which, adjacent to which, or in connection with which, the property is located. (8) When a term under this section is not satisfied, any part of the interest in the property reverts to the (Government, at the option of the Government, as the property then exists. § 47153. Waiving and adding terms (a) GENERAL AUTHORITY. — (1) The Secretary of Transportation may waive, without charge, a term of a gift of an interest in property under this subchapter if the Secretary decides that— (A) the property no longer serves the purpose for which it was given; or (B) the waiver will not prevent carrying out the purpose for which the gift was made and is necessary to advance the civil aviation interests of the United States. (2) The Secretary of Transportation shall waive a term under paragraph (1) of this subsection on terms the Secretary considers necessary to protect or advance the civil aviation interests of the United States. (b) WAIVERS AND INCLUSION OF ADDITIONAL TERMS ON REQUEST,—On request of the Secretary of Transportation or the Secretary of a military department, a department, agency, or instrumentality of the executive branch of the United States Government or a wholly owned Government corporation may waive a term required by section 47152 of this title or add another term if the appropriate Secretary decides it is necessary to protect or advance the interests of the United States in civil aviation or for national defense. CHAPTER 473—INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT FACILITIES Sec. 47301. Definitions. 47302. Providing airport and airway property in foreign territories. 47303. Training foreign citizens. 47304. Transfer of airport and airway property. 47305. Administrative. 47306. Criminal penalty. §47301. De^nitions In this chapter— (1) "airport property" means an interest in property used or useful in operating and maintaining an airport. (2) "airway property" means an interest in property used or useful in operating and maintaining a ground installation, facility, or equipment desirable for the orderly and safe oper-