1020. Separation of accounts.

Suppliers of groundhandling services1 at category A and category B airports2 and, where they provide groundhandling services at those categories of airports, the managing body of an airport3 and airport users4, must rigorously separate the accounts of their groundhandling activities from the accounts of their other activities in accordance with current commercial practice5. Failure to comply without reasonable excuse constitutes an offence6. A managing body must not cause or permit its groundhandling activities to be subsidised from the revenue it derives from its role as an airport authority7. In relation to such managing bodies, airport users or suppliers, the