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PRINCIPAL LEGISLATION:

Civil Aviation Authority Act, 2004 [Cap 71:04]

Civil Aviation Authority (Amendment) Act, 2008

Aviation Security Act, 1993 [Cap 71:02]

Civil Aviation Regulation (Reform) Act, 2003 [Cap 71:03]

SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION:

Air Navigation Regulations, 1977

Air Transport (Temporary Air Service Permits) Regulations, 1976

Civil Aviation (Investigation of Accidents) Regulations, 1983

En Route Navigation Charges Regulations, 1999

Civil Aviation (Fees) Regulations, 2004

 

STATUS OF BOTSWANA WITH REGARD TO INTERNATIONAL AIR LAW INSTRUMENTS (CONVENTIONS AND PROTOCOLS)

 
Convention/ Protocol Date of signature Date of Ratification or accession Effective date
Convention on International Civil Aviation, Chicago 7/12/44 - 28/12/78 27/1/79
Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules relating to International Carriage by Air, Warsaw 12/10/29 - 21/3/77 30/9/66i
Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules relating to International Carriage by Air, Montreal 28/5/99 - 28/12/78 4/11/03
Convention on Offences and Certain other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft, Tokyo 14/9/63 - 16/1/79 16/4/79
Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft, The Hague, 16/12/70 - 28/12/78 28/1/79
Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation, Montreal 23/9/71 12/10/72 28/12/78 28/1/79
Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation, Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the safety of Civil Aviation, done in Montreal 23/9/71. Montreal 24/2/88 - 30/10/00 29/11/00
Convention on the Marking of plastic Explosives for the Purposes of Detection, Montreal 1/3/91 - 19/9/00 18/11/00ii
 
i By a letter dated 31 January 1977 from the office of the President, the Government of Botswana informed the depositary that it considered itself bound by the provisions of the Warsaw Convention of 1929 which, before Botswana became independent, had been extended t its territory by the United Kingdom on 2 September 1952.
 
ii Botswana made a declaration in accordance with Article XIII, paragraph 2, of the Convention, that Botswana is not a producer State of explosives.