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Gen 1.6 summary of NATIONAL regulations and INTERNATIONAL agreements/conventions

1.            General

Following is a list of Civil Aviation Legislation, Air Navigation Regulations, etc., in force in Zimbabwe. It is essential that anyone engaged in air operations be acquainted with the relevant regulations. Copies of these documents may be obtained from: Government Publications and Sales Office, Cecil House, Jason Moyo Avenue, Box CY 341, Causeway, Harare

Tel: (263-4) 724215/ 706161-8

1. AIR SERVICES ACT (CHAPTER 13:01

 

2. AIRCRAFT (OFFENCES) ACT (CHAPTER 9:01)

 

3. AVIATION ACT (CHAPTER 13:16)

 

THE FOLLOWING REGULATIONS APPLY

STATUTORY

INSTRUMENT

NUMBER

AVIATION (AERODROMES) REGULATIONS, 2010

119/2010

AVIATION (AERONAUTICAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION SERVICES) REGULATIONS 2010

120/2010

AVIATION (AIR NAVIGATION) REGULATIONS,  2004

151/2004

AVIATION  (AIR NAVIGATION) AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS, 2010 (NO.1)

140/2010

AVIATION  (ACCIDENTS AND OCCURRENCES) REGULATIONS, 2010

/2010

AVIATION (AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES) REGULATIONS 2010

139/2010

AVIATION (AIRPORT DEPARTURE FEE) REGULATIONS,1987

292/1987

AVIATION (AIRPORT DEPARTURE FEE) (AMENDMENT REGULATIONS,1993(NO.1)

157/1993

AVIATION (AIRPORT DEPARTURE FEE) REGULATIONS,1996(NO.2)

59/1996

AVIATION (EN-ROUTE NAVIGATION FACILITIES) (FEES) REGULATIONS,1997

67/1997

AVIATION (EXEMPTION OF GLIDERS) NOTICE, 1965

731/1965

AVIATION (RESTRICTION ON OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT) (CHIKURUBI) NOTICE 1990

89/1990

AVIATION (RESTRICTIONS ON OPERATION OF PRIVATE AIRCRAFT) NOTICE, 1982

466/1982

AVIATION (RESTRICTIONS ON OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT) (AMENDMENT) NOTICE, 1984 (NO.1)

248/1984

AVIATION (RESTRICTIONS ON OPERATION OF PRIVATE AIRCRAFT) (AMENDMENT) NOTICE, 1986 (NO.2)

68/1986

AVIATION (SECURITY) REGULATIONS, 1995

22/1995

NON APPLICATION OF ACT TO MILITARY AIRCRAFT AND AERODROMES

250/1954

AIR SERVICES (FEES) (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS, 1995 (NO. 2)

76/1995


 

The attention of pilots is also drawn to the existence of other legislation governing the carriage and movement of livestock, plants, etc., and it is pointed out that responsibility for the notification of such legislation cannot be assumed in a volume of this nature.

 

 

2.            International agreements/conventions

a)            Dealing with Aviation Safety and Facilitation of International Commercial Air Transport

The Chicago Convention, 1944

 

b)           Dealing with Security

1)   The Tokyo Convention, 1963.

2)   The Hague Convention, 1970.

3)   The Montreal Convention, 1971.

 

c)            Dealing with Liabilities in Respect Of Passengers

1)   Warsaw Convention, 1929.

2)   Guatemala City Protocol, 1971.

3)   Montreal Protocol, 1975

4)   Hague Protocol, 1955.

5)   Guadalajara Convention, 1961.

 

d)           Dealing with Liabilities in Respect of Third Parties

1)   Rome Convention, 1952..

2)   Montreal Protocol, 1978.

 

e)            Recognition of Property Rights in Aircraft

1)   Geneva Convention, 1948.

 

 

3.            Miscellaneous

Subject to the observance of the applicable rules, conditions and limitations set forth in the documents and legislation described above, foreign civil aircraft registered in any foreign country which at the time is a member of the International Civil Aviation Organisation, may be navigated in Zimbabwe.

 

Aircraft registered under the laws of foreign countries, not members of the International Civil Aviation Organisation, which grant reciprocal treatment to Zimbabwean aircraft and airmen, may be navigated in Zimbabwe subject to the observance of the same rules, conditions and limitations applicable in the case of aircraft of ICAO member states.

 

 
 

 

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