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Civil Aviation Act 2012

Section 92: Statement of policy

294.Section 92 provides that the CAA must prepare and publish a statement of its policy on: the exercise of its functions under sections 83 and 84; imposing penalties under sections 86 and 87; and determining the amount of such penalties. When preparing or revising a statement of policy relating to the carrying out of its functions under sections 83 and 84, the CAA must have regard to the principle that the benefits of carrying out its functions under those sections should outweigh any adverse effects. When imposing a penalty under section 86 or 87, or determining its amount, the CAA must have regard to the last statement of policy published before the act or omission in respect of which the penalty is to be imposed. The CAA must consult those persons it considers appropriate on the preparation or revision of its statement of policy. It must also publish any revisions to its statement of policy.

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