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CIVIL AVIATION (CARRIERS' LIABILITY) ACT 1959 - SECT 9J

Action against a State Party to the 1999 Montreal Convention which undertakes carriage by air

             (1)  If, at a particular time, an action under the Convention is brought in a court in Australia to enforce a claim in respect of carriage undertaken by a State Party to the 1999 Montreal Convention, the State Party is taken to have submitted to the jurisdiction of the court, unless:

                     (a)  the action relates to carriage that is the subject of a declaration by the State Party under Article 57 of the 1999 Montreal Convention; and

                     (b)  the declaration is in effect at that time.

             (2)  Nothing in this section authorises the issue of execution against the property of a State Party to the 1999 Montreal Convention.



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