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the 3-mile marine boundary at each end of the Canal) up to, but not including, 2,500 feet MSL is set apart as, and declared to be, a military airspace restricted area, to be known as the “Canal Zone Military Airspace Restricted Area”.
(b) As designated in $ 99.43(c) of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR 99.43(c), the airspace beginning at 2,500 feet MSL and extending upward over the Canal Zone (including the territorial water within the 3-mile marine boundary at each end of the Canal) constitutes the “Panama Canal Zone Domestic ADIZ”.
CROSS REFERENCE: For requirement of flight plan for operation of civil aircraft within the "Panama Canal Zone Domestic ADIZ," see 14 CFR 99.33. § 51.3 Agreements between the United
States and foreign nations not af.
fected. This subpart does not supersede or modify the provisions of any existing or subsequent agreement between the United States and any foreign nation or nations covering the navigation of aircraft into, within, or from the United States or any territory subject to the jurisdiction thereof.
TRANSIENT AIRCRAFT § 51.21 Authorization for entrance and
navigation. No person may navigate a transient aircraft into, within, or from the Canal Zone Military Airspace Restricted Area except under and in compliance with permission granted by authority of the Commander in Chief, United States Southern Command. § 51.22 Application for authorization
for transient aircraft. Application for authorization under § 51.21 to navigate transient aircraft into, within, or from the Canal Zone Military Airspace Restricted Area shall be submitted in the manner and form prescribed by the Commander in Chief, United States Southern Command. AUTHORIZATION FOR BASING AND NAVIGA
TION OF AIRCRAFT IN THE CANAL ZONE $ 51.31 Authorization for basing of pri
vate pleasure aircraft in the Canal
Zone. The Governor is authorized to permit the basing in the Canal Zone of private pleasure aircraft belonging to members
of duly organized civil air clubs who are entitled to Canal Zone purchase privileges. § 51.32 Navigation to be in accordance
with applicable laws and regulations. No person may use an aircraft in air navigation into, within, or from the Canal Zone Military Airspace Restricted Area unless he has complied, and continues to comply, with the applicable laws of the United States and the applicable rules and regulations prescribed by the Civil Aeronautics Board, the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Agency, and the regulations of this part. $ 51.33 Arrangements respecting foreign
flights of private pleasure aircraft. The pilot of any private pleasure aircraft who intends to return to the Canal Zone after having made a flight to and a landing at a place other than the Canal Zone or the Republic of Panama must report the intention of making such flight to the Customs Service of the Canal Zone Government and make arrangements prior to departure for health, quarantine, customs, and immigration clearance upon return to the Canal Zone. AIRWORTHINESS, CERTIFICATION, AIRMAN,
AIR TRAFFIC, OPERATING, AND ADMINIS
TRATIVE REGULATIONS § 51.41 Application of rules of Adminis
trator of Federal Aviation Agency. Except as otherwise specifically provided in this part, the airworthiness, certification, airman, air traffic, operating, and administrative regulations of the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Agency shall apply to the operation of aircraft into, within, or from the Canal Zone Military Airspace Restricted Area. § 51.42 Inspection upon landing.
Aircraft landing within the Canal Zone, and their contents, crew and passengers, shall be subject to inspection by the persons directed by the Governor. Such inspection may include search for prohibited articles and inspection under the applicable laws and regulations respecting quarantine, health, immigration, customs, and the police. In view of the special problems arising as a result of the operation of aircraft within the Canal Zone Military Airspace Restricted Area, such inspection may also include examination of the aircraft, its contents,
crew, and passengers to ensure com parture is approved by authority of the pliance with security requirements.
Governor. CROSS REFERENCE: Waiver of requirements CROSS REFERENCE: Waiver of requirements of this section, see § 51.71.
of this section, see § 51.71. § 51.43 Accidents, reports, and pres
$ 51.47 Flight plans. ervation of aircraft.
Each person operating any aircraft The regulations prescribed by the Civil departing from a base in the Canal Zone Aeronautics Board and the Administra shall file a flight plan (and a flight plan tor of the Federal Aviation Agency shall for the return flight to a base in the apply to all cases within the Canal Zone Canal Zone, if intended) with the FedMilitary Airspace Restricted Area of in eral Aviation Agency International jury or damage to persons or property Flight Service Station in the Canal Zone from accidents involving aircraft while (Panama Radio). Each person who files being operated as such.
a flight plan under this section shall, § 51.44 Suspension and revocation of
upon the termination of that flight, close right of operation.
that flight plan if facilities for closing
are reasonably available to him. The Governor, after investigation and upon notice and hearing, may suspend
MODEL AIRCRAFT or revoke the right of any airman to $ 51.61 Location of activities. perform airman functions within the
Any site which is located a distance Canal Zone Military Airspace Restricted
of not less than two thousand yards from Area for violation of these regulations or
high tension lines, from flight paths of if security interests so require. In case of emergency, such suspension may be
aircraft, from any established airdrome,
and from reasonably heavily populated ordered for a period not in excess of 30 days, without regard to any require
areas, may be used for the flying of
model aircraft, provided prior approval ment as to notice and hearing.
has been granted by authority of the $ 51.45 Areas in which aircraft may not Governor. be operated.
CROSS REFERENCE: Waiver of requirements No person may, while within the Canal of this section, see § 51.71. Zone Military Airspace Restricted Area, $ 51.62 Supervision. operate any aircraft over any of the lock installations, dock installations (other
All flying of model aircraft shall be than those in the traffic circuits for Old
supervised by a responsible instructor France Field airport), dams, drydocks,
approved by authority of the Governor. spillways, danger areas established by CROSS REFERENCE: Waiver of requirements the Commander in Chief, United States of this section, see § 51.71. Southern Command, or within any other
WAIVERS part of the Canal Zone Military Airspace
§ 51.71 Waiver of regulations. Restricted Area when so advised or directed by Air Traffic Control acting for
The Governor may, in his discretion, U.S. Southern Command.
waive any one of the requirements in
$$ 51.42, 51.45, 51.46, 51.61, or 51.62 when CROSS REFERENCE: Waiver of requirements special circumstances exist which are of this section, see § 51.71.
deemed to justify such waiver. A waiver $ 51.46 Emergency landings.
of the requirements of $ 51.45 may be
made only with the approval of the ComAny field or landing area in the Canal
mander in Chief, United States Southern Zone may be utilized by any aircraft in
Command. an emergency. In every case of an emer
AUTHORITY FOR SUPPLEMENTARY gency landing the owner, operator, or
REGULATIONS other representative of the owner of the aircraft shall submit to the Gov $ 51.81
Issuance of supplementary regernor a complete written report of the
ulations by Governor. reasons for and circumstances of such The Governor may make, in addition emergency landing. An aircraft that to the rules and regulations expressly has made an emergency landing may not authorized in this subpart, such detailed depart from the place where the emer rules and regulations as may be necesgency landing is made until such de sary to carry into effect the provisions of
(2 C.Z.C. 701, 76A Stat. 29; 35 CFR 3.1(a) (2); 35 CFR 51.81) (36 F.R. 12616, July 2, 1971] § 51.124 Old France Field facilities.
The field facilities at Old France Field are: Runway length-2500 feet. Runway direction 350–170. Latitude 9°21'15'' N., longitude 79o63'15'' W. Chart WAC: 769. Runway base: Coral and grass. Elevation: 5 feet.
Subpart C-Penalties for Violation $ 51.181 Penalties for Violation.
As provided by 2 C.Z.C. 702, 76A Stat. 29, whoever violates any of the provisions of this part shall be punished by a fine of not more than $500 or by imprisonment in jail for not more than one year, or both.
this subpart. Where coordination with military air activities is necessary, such rules and regulations shall be made only after consultation with, and with the concurrence of, the Commander in Chief, United States Southern Command. Subpart B-Supplementary Regula
tions Prescribed by Governor; Operating Rules and Traffic Circuits for
Old France Field Airport $ 51.121 Ground or Alight visibility re
quirement. Aircraft shall neither take off or land nor enter the traffic circuits if the ground or flight visibility is less than 3 miles or if the ceiling is less than 1000 feet. $ 51.122 General traffic circuit rules.
(a) No turn shall be made after takeoff until the airport boundary has been reached and the aircraft has attained an altitude of at least 400 feet MSL and has ascertained there will be no danger of collision with other aircraft.
(b) Landings and takeoffs shall be made directly into the wind or on the runway most nearly aligned with the wind.
(c) Aircraft entering the traffic circuit shall exercise caution and courtesy so as not to cause aircraft already in the circuit to deviate from their course.
(d) Aircraft leaving the traffic circuit shall, after executing the first 90° turn, execute a 45° turn in the opposite direction.
(e) Aircraft awaiting takeoff shall stop at a safe distance off the runway in use and in a position so as to have a direct view of aircraft approaching for a landing. § 51.123 Traffic circuits.
The traffic circuits for Old France Field are as follows: Runway 35
dolph Road, parallel to runway. Runway 17
dolph Road, parallel to runway.
PART 53-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES Sec. 53.1 Definition. 53.2 Manufacture forbidden. 53.3 Importation. 53.4 Sale, generally. 53.5 Licenses and written authorities;
issuance. 53.6 Licenses and written authorities; may
embody conditions. 53.7 Licenses and written authorities; not
transferable. 53.8 Licenses and written authorities;
posting licenses on premises. 53.9 Licenses and written authorities; sus
pension or revocation. 53.10 Alcoholic liquors for certain ex
cepted purposes. 53.11 Penalties for violation.
AUTHORITY: The provisions of this part 63 issued under authority vested in President by 2 C.Z.C. 731 and 732, 76A Stat. 29, and delegated to Secretary of Army by $ 3.1(2) (6) of this chapter.
SOURCE: The provisions of this Part 53 appear at 31 F.R. 12230, Sept. 16, 1966, unless otherwise noted. $ 53.1
Definition. As used in this part, "alcoholic beverages” means alcoholic beverages containing more than 3.2 percent of alcohol by weight. § 53.2 Manufacture forbidden.
The manufacture of alcoholic beverages in the Canal Zone is prohibited.
§ 53.3 Importation.
(a) The right of the United States to permit the importation of alcoholic beverages into the Canal Zone shall not be exercised while this part remains in effect.
(b) This part does not restrict the importation of alcoholic beverages into the Canal Zone from the Republic of Panama, or the entry of alcoholic beverages arriving at Canal Zone ports for ultimate delivery to points beyond the Canal Zone. It shall be unlawful to import alcoholic beverages into the Canal Zone except as provided in this part. $ 53.4 Sale, generally.
(a) It shall be unlawful to sell any alcoholic beverage in the Canal Zone except as provided in this part.
(b) The sale of alcoholic beverages, except by transient vessels in Canal Zone water to their passengers, shall be permitted in the Canal Zone only under a license of written authority as provided for in this part. § 53.5 Licenses and written authorities;
issuance. (a) Except within areas of the Canal Zone reserved for the use of the several branches of the Armed Forces, the Governor may authorize the issuance of licenses to hotels, clubs, and Panama Canal Company facilities for the sale of alcoholic beverages.
(b) Within the areas reserved for the use of the several branches of the armed forces in the Canal Zone, the commanding officer of each such branch, by written authority may, for the areas under his command, authorize the sale of alcoholic beverages by official agencies, including clubs and messes, in accordance with policies determined respectively by the Secretary of the Army, Secretary of the Navy, and the Secretary of the Air Force. Such alcoholic beverages shall include only alcoholic beverages the sale of which in the Canal Zone is authorized by the Governor.
(c) As used in this section, “club” means an officially approved organization of persons which is the owner, lessee, or occupant of an establishment operated solely for recreational, fraternal, or social purposes. Such clubs
shall be authorized to sell alcoholic beverages to their members only. § 53.6 Licenses and written authorities;
may embody conditions. Licenses and written authorities issued under this part may embody such conditions, consistent with good administrative policy, as may appear reasonably necessary. § 53.7
Licenses and written authorities; not transferable. A license or written authority issued under this part may not be transferred, and privileges granted thereby may not be exercised through an assignee, contractor, or concessionaire. § 53.8 Licenses and written authorities;
posting licenses on premises. All licenses issued under this part shall be kept posted under glass in a conspicuous place on the premises where the alcoholic beverages are sold. § 53.9 Licenses and written authorities;
suspension or revocation. The officer by whose authority a license or written authority is issued under this part, may suspend or revoke the license or written authority for a violation of a law or regulation relative to the sale, manufacture, or importation of alcoholic beverages, or for a violation of a condition of the license or written authority imposed under $ 53.6. $ 53.10 Alcoholic liquors for certain ex
cepted purposes. This part does not apply to alcoholic liquors for sacramental, scientific, pharmaceutical, industrial, or medicinal purposes. § 53.11 Penalties for violation.
As provided by 2 C.Z.C. 732, 76A Stat. 29, whoever violates a provision of this part shall be fined not more than $500 or imprisoned in jail not more than 6 months, or both, and, in addition, his license may be revoked or suspended.
PART 57-CUSTOMS SERVICE Sec. 57.1 Customs district. 57.2
Ports of entry. 57.3 Customs Service. 57.4 Entry and clearance of vessels.
Sec. 57.5 Local-cargo manifests required for
import cargo. 57.6 Bills of lading required for export
cargo. 57.7 Certification of invoices covering ship
ments from Canal Zone to United
States. 57.8 Landing or embarkation of persons
and/or articles. 57.9 Interim custody of discharged cargo. 57.10 Importations into Canal Zone; classes
of persons to whom approval may be
granted. 57.11 Importations not permitted for use in
unauthorized private business op
erations, 57.12 Sale of importations to ineligible
persons forbidden without prior
payment of Panamanian duty. 57.13 Importations to replace articles from
duty-paid stocks forbidden. 57.14 Regular customs hours; service during
other hours. 57.15 Making of marine note of protest be
fore customs officers. 57.16 Seizure of articles illegally imported
or obtained, who may make; re
ceipt for seized articles. 57.17 Disposition of confiscated articles. 57.18 Penalties for violation.
AUTHORITY: The provisions of this part 57 issued under authority vested in Governor by 2 C.Z.C. 761, 76A Stat. 30.
SOURCE: The provisions of this Part 57 appear at 31 F.R. 12230, Sept. 16, 1966, unless otherwise noted. $ 57.1
Customs, district. The customs district for the Canal Zone comprises all lands and waters within the jurisdiction of the United States in the Canal Zone. & 57.2
Ports of entry. The ports of entry for the Canal Zone are Balboa and Cristobal, at which vessels may be entered and cleared and articles imported or exported.
CROSS REFERENCE: Entry and clearance of vessels, see $ 101.13. $ 57.3 Customs Service.
(a) The regulations in this part shall be administered by a Customs Service of the Canal Zone Government, which shall include such customs officers as are appointed by the Governor and shall operate under such administrative and organizational supervision as is established by the Governor. The Customs Service shall enforce and administer the Customs laws, rules, and regulations of the Canal Zone and shall enforce and administer the export regulations of vari
ous United States Government agencies which apply within the Canal Zone.
(b) The Customs Service shall have exclusive control for customs purposes over all goods, wares, and merchandise, including passenger's and crew baggage and packages of every kind and nature introduced into the Canal Zone. Such goods, wares, or merchandise may not be delivered to a consignee or reexported, except upon the authorization of a customs officer: $ 57.4 Entry and clearance of vessels.
Vessels shall be entered at the Canal Zone port of arrival by the boarding officer and it is not necessary for masters to come ashore for that purpose. A transiting vessel entered at the Port of Balboa is required to clear from the Port of Cristobal, and vice versa. § 57.5 Local-cargo manifests required
for import cargo. Four copies of manifests of cargo and/ or unaccompanied baggage consigned to the Canal Zone or to the Republic of Panama, certified by the master of the discharging vessel, shall be furnished to the Customs Service prior to the discharge of such cargo. Public or Government-chartered vessels, including men-of-war, may be required in the discretion of the Customs authorities to furnish the documents required by this section. $ 57.6 Bills of lading required for ex
port cargo. Prior to loading export cargo or baggage on board a vessel, two copies of the bill of lading and/or the baggage waybill covering each such shipment, shall be furnished the Customs Service office at the loading port for export approval. Public or Government-chartered vessels, including men-of-war, may be required in the discretion of the Customs authorities to furnish the documents required by this section. $ 57.7 Certification of invoices covering
shipments from Canal Zone to United
States. Customs officers may certify invoices covering shipments of articles from the Canal Zone to the United States. In the performance of this duty they shall be governed by the United States consular regulations, and by the circular instructions concerning the certification of invoices issued to consuls of the United