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Civil Aviation Act 2012

Section 53: Procedure before imposing penalty

160.Section 53 provides that before imposing a penalty in respect of a failure to comply with a notice under section 50 or in respect of the provision of false or misleading information etc, under section 52 the CAA must give notice about the proposed penalty, including the proposed amount. Such a notice must be published and a copy sent to appropriate industry representatives. The CAA must allow for a representation period of not less than 21 days. Before making any variation to the proposed amount or to the day on which daily amounts begin or cease to accumulate, or to the circumstances in which they cease to accumulate, the CAA must give notice, publish the notice, send a copy of the notice to appropriate industry representatives and consider any representations made.

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