The Warsaw Convention - Australian Government

Service summary

You may be required to comply with this Convention if you intend to carry passengers via civil aviation. This Convention deals with the rules of liability governing international carriage of persons, baggage and cargo by aircraft. The Convention applies where a passenger dies or suffers from an injury which results in death when flying.

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.

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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:
GPO BOX 2005
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

131757
International_Ops@casa.gov.au

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