885. Prohibition of unlicensed student air traffic controllers and air traffic controllers.

Air traffic control services1 must be provided by air traffic controllers qualified and licensed in accordance with the specified2 European Regulation3.

A person must not provide air traffic control services unless authorised to do so in accordance with either a student air traffic controller licence or an air traffic controller licence4 issued under:


    (1)     the specified European Regulation5 by the Civil Aviation Authority ('CAA')6; or


    (2)     a licence issued under the specified European Regulation by a member state other than the United Kingdom7.

A person who contravenes the above provision is guilty of an offence8.

A person must not provide air traffic