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THE CIVIL AVIATION (BIRTHS, DEATHS AND MISSING PERSONS) REGULATIONS, 1948.

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2.  In these Regulations:—

(1) “Aircraftincludes all balloons, whether captive or free, gliders, airships and flying machines;

(2) “Journeyis deemed to commence when a traveller enters an aircraft registered in Great Britain and Northern Ireland for the purpose of the journey and to continue until that traveller alights therefrom on completion of the journey, notwithstanding any intermediate stop or break in the journey;

(3) “Minister” means the Minister of Civil Aviation;

(4) “Missing Personsmean persons with respect to whom there are reasonable grounds for believing that they have died in consequence of an accident to an aircraft registered in Great Britain and Northern Ireland;

(5) “Person in command” of an aircraft means, in a case where a person other than the pilot is in command of the aircraft, that person, and in any other case, the pilot;

(6) “Traveller” in relation to an aircraft includes a member of the crew.

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