1999 Montreal Convention - Australian Government

Service summary

You may be required to comply with this Convention if you intend to carry passengers via civil aviation.

The Convention applies where a passenger dies or suffers from an injury which results in death when flying. The Convention substitutes any civil liability of the carrier. The Montreal Convention is an international agreement for the airline industry relating to carriers' liability.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
Aviation and Airports

Act(s) name

Civil Aviation (Carriers' Liability) Act 1959 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Civil Aviation (Carriers' Liability) Regulations 1991 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries, CASA International Operations
Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
Aviation and Airports

Operating address:
12 - 14 The Circuit
Brisbane Airport
Queensland 4008
Mailing address:
General Post Office Box 2005
Canberra,Australian Capital Territory,2601



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