European Legislation

European Legislation

European Legislation

The legal framework for the grant and maintenance of licences is contained in a number of separate aviation-related items of legislation, regulations and other sources.  The following documents are available from HMSO.

Treaties establishing the European Communities. Treaties amending these Treaties. Single European Act 1987 (published in a single document).

Official Journal of the European Communities - Legislation - L240 Volume 35 dated 24 August 1992.  The contents of this include:

Council Regulation (EC) No 1008/2008 on common rules for the operation of air services in the Community (Recast)

Council Regulation (EC) No 2410/92 of 23 July 1992 amending Regulation (EC) No 3975/87 laying down the procedure for the application of the rules on competition to undertakings in the air transport sector.

Council Regulation (EC) No 2411/92 of 23 July 1992 amending Regulation (EC) No 3976/87 on the application of Article 85 (3) of the Treaty to certain categories of agreements and concerted practices in the air transport sector.

Official Journal of the European Communities - Decision - L239/ dated 7 October 1995.   The contents of this include:

Commission Decision of 19 July 1995 on a procedure relating to the application of Council Regulation (EC) No 2407/92 (Swissair/Sabena).

Council Regulation (EC) No 2027/97 of 9 October 1997 on air carrier liability in the event of accidents.

Council Regulation (EC) No 889/2002 of 13 May 2002 amending Regulation (EC) No 2027/97 on air carrier liability in the event of accidents.

Council Regulation (EC) No 261/2004 of 26 January 2004 establishing common rules on compensation and assistance to passengers in the event of denied boarding and of cancellation or long delay of flights.  

Council Regulation (EC) No 785/2004 of 21 April 2004 on insurance requirements for air carriers and aircraft operators.

Commission Regulation (EU) No 285/2010 of 6 April 2010 amending Regulation (EC) No 785/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council on insurance requirements for air carriers and aircraft operators

Council Regulation (EC) No 847/2004 of 30 April 2004 on the negotiation and iplementation of air service agreements between Member States and third countries.

Council Regulation (EC) No 2006/2004 of 27 October 2004 on cooperation between national authorities responsible for the enforcement of consumer protection laws. 

Council Regulation (EC) No 2111/2005 of 14 December 2005 on the establishment of a Community list of air carriers subject to an operating ban within the Community and on informing air transport passengers of the identity of the operating air carrier, and repealing Article 9 of Directive 2004/36/EC

Council Regulation (EC) No 1107/2006 of 5 July 2006 concerning the rights of disabled persons and persons with reduced mobility when travelling by air

 

See also UK Legislation.