1188. Ratings.

Where the Civil Aviation Authority ('CAA')1 is satisfied that the applicant for a United Kingdom licence, a national private pilot's licence for aeroplanes or a national private pilot's licence for helicopters2 is qualified by reason of his knowledge, experience, competence, skill and physical and mental fitness to act in the capacity to which a rating or qualification relates, the CAA may include a specified rating or qualification3 in the licence subject to such conditions as it thinks fit; the rating or qualification is then deemed to form part of the licence and entitles the holder to perform the functions