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Civil Aviation Act 2012

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(1)In this Part—

  • “air traffic services” has the same meaning as in Part 1 of the Transport Act 2000 (see section 98 of that Act);

  • “airport operator” means a person who is the operator of an area that consists of or forms part of an airport;

  • “the CAA” means the Civil Aviation Authority;

  • “cargo” includes mail;

  • “change of circumstances” includes the discovery that information is false or misleading in a material respect;

  • “conduct” includes a failure to act and unintentional conduct;

  • “contravention” includes a failure to comply and related expressions are to be interpreted accordingly;

  • “contravention notice” has the meaning given in section 31(1);

  • “document” means anything in which information is recorded;

  • “enforcement order” has the meaning given in section 33(1);

  • “international obligation of the United Kingdom” includes—

    (a)

    an EU obligation, and

    (b)

    an obligation that arises or may arise under an international agreement or arrangement to which the United Kingdom is a party;

  • “land” includes land covered by water;

  • “licence” means a licence under Chapter 1 of this Part and includes a licence which has been granted under section 15 but has not come into force;

  • “market power determination” has the meaning given in section 7(1);

  • “modifying”, in relation to a licence condition, means adding, removing or altering a licence condition and related expressions are to be interpreted accordingly;

  • “representation” includes objection;

  • “urgent enforcement order” has the meaning given in section 35(1).

(2)References in this Part to providing a service, however expressed, include providing a facility (and related expressions are to be interpreted accordingly).

(3)References in this Part to a building or other structure are to any building or structure, whether above or below ground.

(4)References in this Part to a notice are to a notice in writing.

(5)References in this Part to remedying the consequences of a contravention of a licence condition or requirement include paying an amount to a person—

(a)by way of compensation for loss or damage suffered by the person, or

(b)in respect of annoyance, inconvenience or anxiety suffered by the person.

(6)Schedule 7 (index of defined expressions) has effect.

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