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Civil Aviation Act 2012

Section 36: Urgent enforcement order: confirmation

142.Section 36 provides that the CAA must confirm or revoke an urgent enforcement order as soon as practicable after giving it. The CAA may only confirm an urgent enforcement order (with or without modifications) where it has determined that the contravention in fact has occurred or is occurring, or is likely to occur; that it has resulted in or creates or is likely to result in or create an immediate risk of a serious economic or operational problem; and that the order is appropriate to prevent, remove or reduce that problem or risk, or the likelihood of the problem or risk arising. Before confirming an urgent enforcement order, the CAA must publish, and send to the person to whom it was given, a notice of the proposal to confirm the order, giving reasons, and allowing for any representations to be made. A notice with details of the confirmation must be published as soon as practicable after the confirmation of the order and a copy sent to the person to whom the order was given and appropriate industry representatives.

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