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Civil Aviation Act 2006

Volume 457: debated on Tuesday 6 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when he expects the provisions of section 4 of the Civil Aviation Act 2006 to be brought into force; and if he will make a statement. (124360)

[holding answer 5 March 2007]: The Civil Aviation Act 2006 (Commencement No.1) Order 2007, made on 1 March, brings section 4 of the Act into force. This section gives operators of non-designated airports powers to establish a noise control scheme and to charge penalties to operators of aircraft that breach the terms of that scheme.