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The Law of Unmanned Aircraft Systems: An Introduction to the Current and Future Regulation under National, Regional and International Law

Edited by: Benjamyn Scott

ISBN13: 9789041161260
Published: May 2016
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £106.00

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The Law of Unmanned Aircraft Systems: An Introduction to the Current and Future Regulation under National, Regional and International Law is a collection of expert essays that provides a comprehensive overview of the areas of air law relevant to Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).

The acceleration in the development and use of UAS across the world has rapidly spawned a patchwork of regulatory initiatives in the field. It is with the purpose of synthesizing and clarifying this diverse body of international, regional, and national law – and of indicating trends and areas of concern – that this extraordinary collection has been compiled. The authors, working in many different parts of the world, are all in some way affiliated with the International Institute of Air and Space Law at Leiden University as alumni, faculty members or students.

The book is divided into sections, and further into chapters, enabling the reader to explore each topic in greater depth.

The first section of the book examines specific issues in air law facing regulators within the area of UAS. The second section explores different elements of European attempts at regulating UAS.

Following detailed investigations of international and regional developments, the third section of the book covers a cross-section of national laws (Antarctica, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Cyprus, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, The Netherlands, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovenia, South Africa, Suriname, Switzerland and Liechtenstein, Turkey, United Kingdom, and United States).

The authors’ approach throughout the book is introductory, allowing those unfamiliar with this field to gain valuable insight into this fascinating and dynamic area, whilst also being critical and focused, so that those more involved in the legal dimension of aviation law can also further their knowledge.

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Editor and Contributors
List of Abbreviations
Part I Introduction
CHAPTER 1 Overview Benjamyn I. Scott
Part II International Issues
CHAPTER 2 Terminology, Definitions and Classifications Benjamyn I. Scott
CHAPTER 3 Small and Micro Unmanned Aircraft Stefan A. Kaiser
CHAPTER 4 The Applicability of the Public International Air Law Regime to the Operation of UAS Fernando Fiallos
CHAPTER 5 Civil Liability Issues in International Transport Charlotte Thijssen
CHAPTER 6 Privacy Merinda E. Stewart
CHAPTER 7 Cyber Security Deepika Jeyakodi
CHAPTER 8 Criminal Liability Yasmin Bhatti
CHAPTER 9 Aspects of Insurance for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Nicholas Medniuk
Part III Regional Developments
CHAPTER 10 Small Drones in Europe: Business As Usual? Roderick D. van Dam
CHAPTER 11 The European Union and Civil Drones: The Riga Declaration and the Future of the European RPAS Industry Vincent Correia & Noura Rouissi
CHAPTER 12 European Aviation Safety Agency Gustavo Boccardo
CHAPTER 13 Overview of the ASEAN and Its UAS Regulation: The Uneven Road of Harmonisation Anggia Rukmasari
Part IV National Law
CHAPTER 14 Antarctica Benjamyn I. Scott
CHAPTER 15 Australia Merinda E. Stewart
CHAPTER 16 Austria Florian Wallner
CHAPTER 17 Belgium Yasmin Bhatti
CHAPTER 18 Brazil Giselle Deiró
CHAPTER 19 Canada Patrick Vermette
CHAPTER 20 Colombia José Ignacio García-Arboleda
CHAPTER 21 China Pai Zheng
CHAPTER 22 Cyprus Chrystel Erotokritou & Sofia Michaelides-Mateou
CHAPTER 23 France Thomas Leclerc
CHAPTER 24 Germany Katja Helen Brecke
CHAPTER 25 India Nitin Sarin
CHAPTER 26 Indonesia Anggia Rukmasari
CHAPTER 27 Italy Federico Bergamasco
CHAPTER 28 Japan Momoyo Kinase
CHAPTER 29 Mexico Yshya de la Peña
CHAPTER 30 The Netherlands Wouter Oude Alink
CHAPTER 31 Portugal Maria José Viegas
CHAPTER 32 Republic of Korea Nicole (Kongmyoung) Oh
CHAPTER 33 Romania Iulia-Diana Galeriu
CHAPTER 34 Russian Federation Alexander Batalo
CHAPTER 35 Slovenia Alexander Uroš Košenina
CHAPTER 36 South Africa Thomas Lawrenson
CHAPTER 37 Suriname Clifford Themen
CHAPTER 38 Switzerland and Liechtenstein Florian Wallner
CHAPTER 39 Turkey Resat Volkan Gunel
CHAPTER 40 United Kingdom Benjamyn I. Scott
CHAPTER 41 United States Fernando Fiallos
Part V Conclusions
CHAPTER 42 Concluding Remarks Benjamyn I. Scott
APPENDIX I: Types of Aircraft
APPENDIX II: Characteristics Table

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