Our principal functions and duties are set out in primary legislation (the Civil Aviation Act 1982, the Airports Act 1986, the Transport Act 2000 and the Civil Aviation Act 2012) and in secondary legislation (principally the Air Navigation Order 2009).
Our main statutory functions are:
The Secretary of State for Transport is answerable to Parliament for the performance of the CAA’s functions. The CAA relies on the Government to keep its legislative powers, in particular the Directions from the Secretary of State and the Air Navigation Order, up to date.
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