727. Subordinate legislation.

Much of the primary legislation concerned with aviation law1 contains provisions for subordinate legislation covering a wide range of subjects, and taking the form of Orders in Council, orders, regulations and rules. Orders in Council under these provisions are made by Her Majesty in Council, in practice upon the advice of the responsible minister, on whom is conferred the power to make orders, regulations and rules. In certain cases, Orders in Council may confer power to make regulations2.

The principal pieces of subordinate legislation regulating civil aviation are the Air Navigation Order 20163 (which makes general provision for the registration,