803. Decision on application.

803.     Decision on application.

A decision in relation to the registration of an aircraft, or to the grant of a certificate, licence, approval, authorisation or rating1, or a decision to make an air traffic direction or an airspace policy direction, may be made on behalf of the Civil Aviation Authority ('CAA')2 only by a member or employee of the CAA3.

In the event of a refusal to register an aircraft because it would be inexpedient in the public interest for the aircraft to be registered in the United Kingdom4 or where the CAA refuses to grant, validate or