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CIVIL AVIATION (CARRIERS' LIABILITY) ACT 1959 - SECT 18

Evidence of certain matters

             (1)  The Minister may, by notice published in the Gazette , from time to time declare:

                     (a)  that a country specified in the notice is a country which has ratified or adhered to the Hague Protocol and the date on which the ratification or adherence became effective;

                     (b)  that a country specified in the notice has, at the time of deposit of its instrument of ratification of or adherence to the Hague Protocol, declared that its acceptance of that Protocol does not apply to a territory or territories specified in the notice;

                     (c)  that a country specified in the notice has duly made a declaration under Article XXVI of the Hague Protocol and the date on which the declaration became effective;

                     (d)  that a country specified in the notice has duly extended the application of the Hague Protocol to a territory or territories specified in the notice;

                     (e)  the extent (if any) to which a Party to the Hague Protocol has availed itself of the provisions of the Additional Protocol to the Warsaw Convention with reference to Article 2 of that Convention; or

                      (f)  that a country specified in the notice has denounced the Hague Protocol in respect of all of the territories for the foreign relations of which that country is responsible or in respect of any such territory specified in the notice, and the date upon which the denunciation became effective.

             (2)  A notice in force under this section is prima facie evidence of the matters declared.



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