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Title: Convention on International Liability for Damage Caused by Space Objects
Alternative Title(s): Liability Convention
Available From: http://www.unoosa.org/oosa/SpaceLaw/liability.html
http://www.mcgill.ca/iasl/research/space-law/liability-convention
Conclusion Date: 1972-03-29
Entry Into Force Date: 1972-09-01
Description: This Treaty establishes absolute liability for a launching State whose space objects cause any damage to aircraft or on the Earth's surface. It also establishes liability for damage in space caused by a launching State's space objects. The Treaty also establishes procedures for the settlement of claims for damages.
Legal Citation: 961 UNTS 187; 24 UST 2389; 10 ILM 965 (1971)
EISIL Categories: Home > International Air, Space & Water > Space
Keywords: liability
space
Language(s): Arabic
Chinese
English
French
Russian
Spanish
Document Creator: United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space
Site Administrator: Office for Outer Space Affairs
oosa@unvienna.org


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