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Railways and Transport Safety Act 2003

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102Territorial application

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(1)This Part applies in relation to—

(a)a function or activity performed or carried out in the United Kingdom, and

(b)a flight function performed or flight activity carried out on a United Kingdom aircraft.

(2)In subsection (1)—

  • “flight function” means a function falling within section 94(1)(a) to (f),

  • “flight activity” means an activity which for the purposes of this Part is ancillary to a flight function, and

  • “United Kingdom aircraft” means an aircraft which is registered, in accordance with an enactment about aircraft, in the United Kingdom.

(3)Her Majesty may by Order in Council direct that a provision of this Part shall apply (with or without modification)—

(a)to a function or activity performed or carried out in any of the Channel Islands or a British overseas territory;

(b)to a function performed or activity carried out on an aircraft which is registered, in accordance with an enactment about aircraft, in any of the Channel Islands or a British overseas territory.

(4)Section 98 shall not extend to Scotland.

(5)Subsection (4) does not affect any rule of law or enactment concerning the right of a constable in Scotland to board an aircraft or enter any place for any purpose.

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