1

These Regulations may be cited as the Rules of the Air (Amendment) Regulations 2007 and shall come into force on 31st May 2007.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 31 May 2007: see above.

2

2

Schedule 1 to the Rules of the Air Regulations 2007 shall be amended as follows.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 31 May 2007: see reg 1.

3

3

For rule 28(5) there shall be substituted—

“(5)    Paragraph (2) shall not apply to a helicopter which—

(a)    flies at or below 3,000 feet above mean sea level;

(b)    flies at a speed which, having regard to the visibility, is reasonable;

(c)    remains clear of cloud with the surface in sight; and

(d)    is in a flight visibility of at least 1,500 metres."

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 31 May 2007: see reg 1.

Signature

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Transport

G Merron

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

30th April 2007

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations amend the Rule of the Air Regulations 2007 by adding sub-paragraph (d) to rule 28(5) and making appropriate consequential changes to sub-paragraphs (b) and (c). A regulatory impact assessment has not been produced in respect of these Regulations.