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Civil Aviation Act 2012

Section 85: Power to obtain information

287.Section 85 provides that the CAA may by notice in writing require a person to provide information that the CAA reasonably requires in order to exercise its functions under section 83 or 84. As a result of subsection (6), information obtained using this power which relates to the affairs of an individual or to a particular business must not be disclosed unless this is permitted under Schedule 6. For example, Schedule 6 permits disclosure for the purpose of facilitating the carrying out of the CAA’s functions under sections 83 and 84 (see paragraph 4(1) to (3) of that Schedule).

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