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Energy Act 2004

Section 101: Application of civil aviation regulations to renewable energy installations

262.By virtue of section 60(3) of the Civil Aviation Act 1982 (c.16) the Civil Aviation Authority may regulate, by means of an Air Navigation Order, aircraft on or in the neighbourhood of offshore oil and gas installations and the lighting of such installations for safety purposes. Section 106 of the 1982 Act states that an Order made under section 60 extends to territorial waters. Section 101 enables the Civil Aviation Authority to regulate (a) aircraft on or in the neighbourhood of a renewable energy installation in a Renewable Energy Zone and (b) the lighting of such an installation.

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