The Role of the Chicago Convention and the Icao in the Development of International Air Law: a Critical Approach

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ASSIGNMENT I

An Assignment Report on

Project Assignment-Aviation Law-I: AL-I

Project Title: “The Role of the Chicago Convention and the ICAO in the development of International Air Law: A Critical Approach.”

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SUBMITTED TO:
Prof.(Dr.) V.Balakista Reddy
NALSAR University of Law

SUBMITTED BY:
MURALI KRISHNA.V MBA
2010-2011 CONTENTS

• TITLE
• INTRODUCTION
• OVERVIEW
• ROLE OF CHICAGO CONVENTION AND ICAO
• PART I
✓ AIR NAVIGATION
✓ FLIGHT OVER TERRITORY OF CONTRACTING STATES
✓ NATIONALITY OF AIRCRAFT
✓ CONDITIONS TO BE FULFILLED WITH RESPECT TO AIRCRAFT ✓ INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS AND RECOMMENDED PRACTICES

• PART II
✓ THE INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION ORGANIZATION

• CONCLUSION

• REFERENCE/BIBLIOGRAPHY

TITLE
“The Role of the Chicago Convention and the ICAO in the development of International Air Law: A Critical Approach.”

INTRODUCTION

Whereas the future development of international civil aviation can greatly help to create and preserve friendship and understanding among the nations and peoples of the world, yet its abuse can become a threat to the general security; and Whereas it is desirable to avoid friction and to promote that cooperation between nations and peoples upon which the peace of the world depends. Therefore, the undersigned governments having agreed on certain principles and arrangements in order that international civil aviation may be developed in a safe and orderly manner and that international air transport services may be established on the basis of equality of opportunity and operated soundly and economically;Have accordingly concluded this Convention to that end.

OVERVIEW
The role of Chicago convention and ICAO had made a reasonable and appropriate suggestions and stipulated to a convenience made on the disputes and came with the circumstances to safeguard the loyalty and Law of the space and environment to enhance a proper and well defined operations and well communicated relations by accepted ARTICLES which are agreed and following them as an Internationally accepted codes by all the countries in the world. Here is all the articles that were mentioned on the Chicago convention for a better world.

IDENTIFIED APPROACHES

PART I
AIR NAVIGATION
GENERAL PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATION OF THE CONVENTION
Article 1
Sovereignty
The contracting States recognize that every State has complete and exclusive sovereignty over the airspace above its territory.

Article 2
Territory
For the purposes of this Convention the territory of a State shall be deemed to be the land areas and territorial waters adjacent thereto under the sovereignty, suzerainty, protection or mandate of such State.

Article 3
Civil and state aircraft
(a) This Convention shall be applicable only to civil aircraft, and shall not be applicable to state aircraft. (b) Aircraft used in military, customs and police services shall be deemed to be state aircraft. (c) No state aircraft of a contracting State shall fly over the territory of another State or land thereon without authorization by special agreement or otherwise, and in accordance with the terms thereof. (d) The contracting States undertake, when issuing regulations for their state aircraft, that they will have due regard for the safety of navigation of civil aircraft.

Article 4
Misuse of civil aviation Each contracting
State agrees not to use civil aviation for any purpose inconsistent with the aims of this Convention.

FLIGHT OVER TERRITORY OF CONTRACTING STATES
Article 5
Right of non-scheduled flight
Each contracting State agrees that all aircraft of the other contracting States, being aircraft not engaged in scheduled international air services shall have the right, subject to the observance of the...
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