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Air and Space Law and Policy Resource Centre shall aim to become India’s largest database of Space Law & Policy related issues. It shall contain legal instruments and important policy documents at the international, regional and national level. It shall include case law from different jurisdictions, as well as links to relevant publications, such as books and articles. The Centre shall promote international collaboration by providing information about space law and policy-related institutions, including universities, law firms, space agencies, organisations, and many more. Moreover, the database shall include a calendar of important events and relevant industry news.



Five United Nations treaties on outer space:


 The five declarations and legal principles:

  • The "Declaration of Legal Principles"

  • The "Broadcasting Principles"

    • The Principles Governing the Use by States of Artificial Earth Satellites for International Direct Television Broadcasting

    • General Assembly resolution 37/92 of 10 December 1982

  • The "Nuclear Power Sources" Principles

  • The "Benefits Declaration"

    • The Declaration on International Cooperation in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space for the Benefit and in the Interest of All States, Taking into Particular Account the Needs of Developing Countries

    • General Assembly resolution 51/122 of 13 December 1996



 United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs’ Education Curriculum on Space Law


 References and resources document for the Curriculum


 Collection of national space laws and regulations (United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA))




Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules relating to International Carriage by Air (Warsaw, 12 November 1929)


Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 7 December 1944)


Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation (Montreal, 23 September 1971)

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air (Montreal, 28 may 1999)

Current lists of parties to multilateral air law treaties

C. E-BOOKS (to be updated soon).

D. RESEARCH REPORTS (to be updated soon).

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