827. Preliminaries to hearings.

827.     Preliminaries to hearings.

Before the date fixed for the hearing of a case1, the Civil Aviation Authority ('CAA')2 must furnish to any person or body who is entitled to be heard3, or which it is required to consult4, all information which the CAA has obtained in connection with the case or which the CAA has reason to believe will be referred to at the hearing of the case5.

The CAA may hold a preliminary meeting to discuss the conduct of the case with all parties6, with persons