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Aviation: Treaties

Volume 508: debated on Tuesday 6 April 2010

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills when he expects to ratify the air protocol to the 2001 Cape Town Convention. (325045)

The UK played an active role in negotiations regarding the Cape Town Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and the Protocol on Matters Specific to Aircraft Equipment at the 2001 Diplomatic Conference held in Cape Town, South Africa. The UK is committed to its ratification, and will be issuing a Call for Evidence seeking stakeholder views on this matter in the near future.