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Aircraft Noise

Volume 450: debated on Wednesday 11 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what plans his Department has to introduce legislation to allow airport operators to fine aircraft operators who deviate from preferred noise route corridors. (92246)

Clauses 3 and 4 of the Civil Aviation Bill currently before Parliament will have this effect. A detailed explanation of the provisions is available in the Explanatory Notes to the Bill available in the Library of the House or on the internet at:

http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld200506/ldbills/021/en/06021x--.htm.