835. Decisions on appeal.

835.     Decisions on appeal.

The Secretary of State1 may uphold the decision of the Civil Aviation Authority ('CAA')2 or direct it to rehear the case, or to reverse or to vary its decision3. The CAA, the appellant and persons and bodies served with the notice of appeal must be notified by the Secretary of State of his decision4 and the reasons for it, and the CAA must publish the notification5.

An appeal to the Secretary of State does not preclude him from consulting foreign authorities in matters relating to national security or