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SCHEDULE 12E+W+S+N.I.Minor and consequential amendments

Transport Act 2000 (c. 38)E+W+S+N.I.

19In section 70 of the Transport Act 2000 (general duty of CAA), in subsection (2), after paragraph (c) insert—E+W+S+N.I.

(ca)to take account of any guidance relating to spaceflight activities (within the meaning of the Space Industry Act 2018) given to the CAA by the Secretary of State;.

20(1)Section 93 of that Act (control in time of hostilities etc) is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In subsection (2)—

(a)in paragraph (a), after “the CAA” insert “ or a person (other than the CAA) appointed by regulations under section 16 of the Space Industry Act 2018 ”;

(b)in paragraph (b), after “air traffic services” insert “ or range control services ”;

(c)in paragraph (c), after “undertaking” insert “ or carries out spaceflight activities ”;

(d)in paragraph (d), after “an airport” insert “ or a spaceport ”.

(3)In subsection (3)—

(a)in paragraph (a), for “the CAA” substitute “ a person within subsection (2)(a) ”;

(b)in paragraph (b), after “air traffic services” insert “ or range control services ”.

(4)In subsection (4)—

(a)in paragraph (a), after “aircraft” insert “ or spacecraft ”;

(b)in paragraph (b), for “or flying schools” substitute “ , flying schools or spaceports ”;

(c)in that paragraph, for “or flying school” substitute “ , flying school or spaceport ”.

(5)In subsection (9), for “the CAA” substitute “ a person within subsection (2)(a) ”.

21(1)Section 94 of that Act (orders for possession of aerodromes etc) is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In subsection (2)(a) and (b), after “aerodrome” insert “ or spaceport ”.

(3)In subsections (2)(b) and (3)(a), after “aircraft” insert “ or spacecraft ”.

22(1)Section 95 of that Act (sections 93 and 94: interpretation) is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In subsection (1), after paragraph (c) insert—

(ca)range control services;.

(3)In that subsection, after paragraph (d) insert—

(da)spacecraft;

(db)spaceflight activities;

(dc)spaceport;.

(4)In subsection (6)—

(a)in paragraphs (a) and (b), after “aerodrome” insert “ or spaceport ”;

(b)in paragraph (c), after “aircraft” insert “ or spacecraft ”;

(c)in paragraph (d), after “air traffic services” insert “ or range control services ”.

(5)After subsection (8) insert—

(9)The following expressions have the same meaning as in the Space Industry Act 2018—

  • range control services (see section 6 of that Act);

  • spacecraft (see section 2(6) of that Act);

  • spaceflight activities (see section 1(4) to (6) of that Act);

  • spaceport (see section 3(2) and (3) of that Act).