1053. Power to require other persons to promote searches.

A person who occupies any land forming part of an aerodrome1 in the United Kingdom2 or who is permitted to have access to a security restricted area3 of such an aerodrome for the purposes of his business activities may be directed by the Secretary of State4 to use his best endeavours to secure that such searches as are specified in the direction are carried out by constables5 or other specified persons6.

A direction given to the occupier of the land may specify searches of the land which he occupies within the aerodrome, and persons or property which may at any