1414. Commander's powers to disembark offenders.

For the purposes of any proceedings before any court in the United Kingdom1, an aircraft commander2 may disembark any person on board the aircraft in any country in which the aircraft may be if he has reasonable grounds to believe:


    (1)     that the person in question has done or was about to do acts, while the aircraft was in flight3, which might have jeopardised or did jeopardise the safety of the aircraft or of persons or property on board, or good order and discipline on board4; and


    (2)     that it is necessary to do so in order to protect