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Civil Aviation Act 2012

Section 35: Urgent enforcement order

141.Section 35 provides that an urgent enforcement order may be given where the CAA has reasonable grounds for believing that a person is contravening, or has contravened or is likely to contravene, a licence condition, that the contravention has resulted in or creates, or is likely to result in or create, an immediate risk of a serious economic or operational problem for users or providers of air transport services, and that an order is appropriate to prevent, remove or reduce that problem or risk or the likelihood of the problem or risk arising. Such an order must give the CAA’s reasons for giving the order, specify the condition and contravention, specify the steps to be taken and specify a reasonable period in which to take them. The CAA must publish an urgent enforcement order as soon as practicable after giving it and send a copy to appropriate industry representatives.

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