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Conference for the Suppression of Illegal Acts against the Safety associated with Civil Aviation

This Convention requires states in order to prohibit, prevent and punish certain offences against municipal aviation, including the unlawful and intentional destruction of an airplane in service. Contracting States may also be under an obligation to endeavour to take all practicable measure for the purpose of preventing the particular offences mentioned in Post 1 of this Convention, including the destruction of an aircraft in service. This Convention is also known as the 1971 Montreal Convention. Canada, Sweden, Ukraine, the uk and Iran are all Contracting States to this Convention. The Convention provides that any dispute between two or more States concerning the interpretation or even application of this Convention that will cannot be settled through negotiation shall, at the request of one of the parties, be submitted to arbitration. If the events cannot agree on the terms for organizing an independent arbitral tribunal with jurisdiction to hear this litigation within six months, any party may refer the dispute to the International Court of Justice. Contracting States also have international legal obligations below this Convention related to the particular prosecution or extradition associated with persons in their territory who are alleged to have committed a good offence against civil aviators. The State that has taken custody of the offender or supposed offender shall immediately create a preliminary enquiry into the details and notify the interested States of its findings. Their state must also report to the Council of the International Civil Modern aviation Organization, as promptly as is possible, any relevant information in the possession, including the circumstances of any offence against municipal aviation.


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