1050. Restriction of access to foreign aircraft.

1050.     Restriction of access to foreign aircraft.

The Secretary of State1 is empowered by statute to prevent the removal from the United Kingdom2 of aircraft belonging to any state which, by prohibiting3 any one or more aircraft registered in the United Kingdom from flying over or landing in its territory, appears to contravene an international agreement relating to civil aviation to which that state and the United Kingdom are parties4. In such circumstances, the Secretary of State may give a direction requiring that measures be taken to prevent any person, save a constable, from gaining access to