LODGED BY MALTA UNDER THE AIRCRAFT PROTOCOL AT THE TIME OF THE DEPOSIT OF ITS INSTRUMENT OF ACCESSION
(1) Pursuant to subarticle 1 of Article XXX of the Aircraft Protocol, it is declared that Article XIII of that Protocol applies to and in respect of Malta.
LODGED BY MALTA UNDER THE AIRCRAFT PROTOCOL GIVING EFFECT TO ARTICLES X and XI BY DOMESTIC LEGISLATION
The declarations made by the European Union under the Aircraft Protocol, together with the regulations referred to in those declarations, affect the capacity of EU Member States to make declarations under Articles XXX(2) and Article XXX(3) of the Aircraft Protocol, concerning Articles X and XI of the said Protocol. European Member States, however, may amend their national law so as to result in the same substantive outcomes as if a declaration had been made under Article XXX(2) or Article XXX(3).
Such information as provided by Contracting States to the Depositary is also indicated herein. However, the Depositary wishes to clarify that it has not independently confirmed its accuracy and is merely sharing the information as received from Contracting States.
On 1 October 2010, Malta made available to UNIDROIT the following information about the laws and policies relating to the matters covered by the Convention and Aircraft Protocol:
1. The Government of Malta has implemented the Cape Town Convention and its Aircraft Protocol by virtue of the First Schedule to the Aircraft Registration Act, 2010, Chapter 503 of the Laws of Malta (the “Act”).
2. In particular, it is noted that the Act has implemented Article X of the Aircraft Protocol, at article 20 of the First Schedule to the Act, and has implemented Article XI of the Aircraft Protocol (Alternative A), at article 23 of the First Schedule to the Act. The latter article sets out a waiting period of thirty (30) calendar days.