This page summarises the principal legislation governing civil aviation in the United Kingdom and the European Community.
CAP 393 contains the provisions of the Air Navigation Order, Regulations made under the Order and the Civil Aviation Authority Regulations in their currently amended form.
The Air Navigation Order 2009 in its original form.
Anyone may register on the CAA website to obtain e-mail notification of any amendments made to CAP 393.
Each amendment is incorporated in CAP 393. A Letter to Subscribers summarises the changes being made by the latest amendment.
Where only part of the text has been amended, footnotes will give references to the provision by which the amendments were made.
Any suggestion or other communication about the contents of CAP393 should be addressed to:The Editor CAP 393, CAA House, 45-59 Kingsway, London WC2B 6TE or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
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Further amendment to Technical Harmonisation Regulation 3922/91 inserting updated Annex III - COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 859/2008 of 20 August 2008 amending Council Regulation (EEC) No 3922/91 as regards common technical requirements and administrative procedures applicable to commercial transportation by aeroplane
The Aeroplane Noise Regulations 1999 (SI 1999 No 1452)
The Aeroplane Noise (Amendment) Regulations 1999 (SI 1999 No 2253)
The Air Navigation (Environmental Standards for non-EASA Aircraft) Order 2008 (SI 2008 No 3133)
The CAA is responsible for enforcing the following aviation related consumer protection and health and safety legislation.
The Civil Aviation (Air Travel Organisers’ Licensing) Regulations 1995 (SI 1995/1054)
The Civil Aviation (Air Travel Organisers’ Licensing) (Amendment) Regulations 1996 (SI 1996/1390)
The Civil Aviation (Air Travel Organisers’ Licensing) (Second Amendment) Regulations 1997 (SI 1997/2912)
The Civil Aviation (Air Travel Organisers’ Licensing) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (SI 2003/1741)
The Civil Aviation (Contributions to the Air Travel Trust) Regulations 2007 (SI 2007/2999)
Council Regulation (EC) No 785/2004 of 21 April 2004 on insurance requirements for air carriers and aircraft operators
The Civil Aviation (Insurance) Regulations 2005 (SI 2005/1089)
Council Regulation (EC) No 1107/2006 of 5 July 2006 concerning the rights of disabled persons and persons with reduced mobility when travelling by air.
Civil Aviation (Access to Air Travel for Disabled Persons and Persons of Reduced Mobility) Regulations 2007 - Statutory Instrument No 1895 2007.
Regulation (EC) No 1008/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 September 2008 on common rules for the operation of air services in the Community (New Third Package Regulation)
The Operation of Air Services in the Community Regulations 2009 (supplementing EU Regulation 1008/2008 – the New Third Package Regulation)
EC Directive 2004/36 on the safety of third country aircraft using Community airports
The Civil Aviation (Safety of Third Country Aircraft) Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 1384)
EC Regulation 2111/2005 on the Establishment of a Community List of Air Carriers subject to an operating ban within the Community and on informing air transport passengers of the identity of the operating air carrier
The Civil Aviation (Provision of Information to Passengers) Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 3303)
The Civil Aviation (Allocation of Scarce Capacity) Regulations 2007 (SI 2007/3556)
Here is a link to Single European Sky legislation
Here is a link to European Aviation Safety Agency legislation.
In addition, the EU publishes consolidated versions of the EASA Regulations, which incorporate the various amendments which have been made to the principal regulations. Here is a link to the European Aviation Safety Agency consolidated regulations.