730. Extra-territorial effect of certain instruments.

The question whether a particular enactment extends, as part of the law of the United Kingdom1, to acts done outside the United Kingdom, depends in each case upon the true construction of the provision itself and of the statute or subordinate instrument as a whole2.

The Civil Aviation Act 1982 confers express power to make subordinate instruments having extra-territorial operation, in so far as they:


    (1)     apply to aircraft registered in the United Kingdom (wherever the aircraft may be); or


    (2)     prohibit, require or regulate the doing of anything by its occupants or personnel (wherever they may be), or the