760. National security.

760.     National security.

The Secretary of State1 may nominate a non-executive member of the Civil Aviation Authority ('CAA')2 as the national security nominee3. If there is a difference of opinion between the national security nominee and the CAA which relates to the CAA's air navigation functions4, and the national security nominee thinks that if the CAA's opinion prevailed it could have an effect contrary to the interests of national security, then the CAA must refer the matter to the Secretary of State; and, after consulting the CAA, the Secretary of State may give