International Air and Space Law
This course provides an advanced and integrated analysis of the international legal regimes surrounding human use of air and space. The first module, International Air Law, provides an examination of air law at the international level. This module examines the fundamental principles governing international civil aviation as found in the Chicago Convention on International Civil Aviation 1944. The course also examines key issues relating to international air law including; composition and operation of the International Civil Aviation Organisation; the liability regime established under the Warsaw Convention 1929; development of aviation insurance; and legal issues relating to criminal activity onboard international flights. The second module, International Space Law, examines the international legal regime relating to activities in or involving outer space. The course will provide specialized knowledge of key United Nations sponsored treaties relating to outer space and the legal rules and principles relating to space objects and commercial and military use of outer space.
|Faculty||Faculty of Business and Law|
|School||Newcastle Law School|
Not currently offered
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
The topics in this course include the following:
|Timetable||2015 Course Timetables for LAWS6046|