753. General powers and functions.

753.     General powers and functions.

The Civil Aviation Authority ('CAA') has power to provide for the licensing of air transport and the licensing of the provision of accommodation in aircraft, for air navigation services, and for assistance and information generally1. The CAA has a duty to regulate the use of airports and to ensure their economic viability2. The CAA also has functions concerning the registration of aircraft, the safety of air navigation and aircraft (including airworthiness), the health of persons on board aircraft, the control of air traffic, the certification of operators of aircraft, and the licensing