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UK – EU Transition, and UK Civil Aviation Regulations

To access current UK civil aviation regulations, including AMC and GM, CAA regulatory documents, please use this link to UK Regulation. Please note, if you use information and guidance under the Headings below, the references to EU regulations or EU websites in our guidance will not be an accurate information or description of your obligations under UK law. These pages are undergoing reviews and updates.

If you have any concerns about unmanned aircraft being used in your area, either from a safety or privacy perspective, contact your local police on 101.

The Police often have greater resources, response times and powers of investigation than the CAA. To support this, the CAA has now agreed with the Police, in a signed Memorandum of Understanding that the Police will take the lead in dealing with unmanned aircraft misuse incidents, particularly at public events, that may contravene aviation safety legislation or other relevant criminal legislation.

The CAA’s remit is limited to safety and does not include concerns over privacy or broadcast rights.

Privacy issues are covered by the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) and will not be dealt with by the CAA.

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