Air Carriers' Liability and Insurance Framework - Australian Government


You may be required to comply with this code and framework if you intend to carry passengers via civil aviation. This code and framework comes from the Warsaw and Montreal Conventions and applies where a passenger dies or suffers from an injury which results in death when flying.

This code is an international agreement for the airline industry dealing with the rules of liability governing international carriage of persons, baggage and cargo by aircraft.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All The Montreal Convention 1999 - Please contact the agency for information on this document.

Act(s) name

Civil Aviation (Carriers' Liability) Act 1959 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Civil Aviation (Carriers' Liability) Regulations 2019 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Aviation and Airports

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