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Air Navigation Act 1937 – 21 December 2001

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The government may make regulations for aircraft and the safety of aircraft services.

  • Section 9

The owner and operator of an aircraft are automatically liable for any injury, loss, damage or destruction caused by aircraft operations.

  • Sections 16, 17
Reason for law

To secure and maintain the safety of aircraft and persons or goods carried on aircraft. (Section 9)

Relevant links

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Suggested links

International Civil Aviation Organization

Critique

Section 5 contains the phrase ‘mutatis mutandis’. This phrase may not be understood by members of the public.

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