Power to prohibit or restrict flying
96 (1) Where the Secretary of State deems it neessary in the public interest to restrict or prohibit flying by reason of:
(i) the intended gathering or movement of a large number of persons;
(ii) the intended holding of an aircraft race or contest or of a flying display;
(iii) national defence or any other reason affecting the public interest;
The Secretary of State may make regulations prohibiting, restricting or imposing conditions on flight;
(aa) by any aircraft, whether or not registered in the United Kingdom, in any airspace over the United Kingdom or in the neighborhood of an offshore installation; and
(bb) by aircraft registered in the United Kingdom, in any other airspace, being airspace in respect of which Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom has in pursuance of international arrangements undertaken to provide navigation services for aircraft.
(b) Regulations made under this article may apply either generally or in relation to any class of aircraft.