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Civil Aviation Act 2012

Section 43: Amount of penalty

150.Section 43 provides that the amount of a penalty that is imposed on a person for contravention of a licence condition or contravention of an enforcement order or an urgent enforcement order that has been confirmed may consist of either or both of a fixed or daily amount. It must be appropriate and proportionate to the contravention for which it is imposed. In determining the amount of a penalty, the CAA must have regard in particular to any representations made to it, any steps taken by the person on whom the penalty is to be imposed towards complying with the licence condition or requirement specified in the notice given under section 41(1), and any steps taken by that person towards remedying the consequences of the contravention or requirement.

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