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SCHEDULES

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

Prospective

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—

(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).