||Title:||CARRIAGE BY AIR ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:|
|Section:||7||Heading:||Time for bringing proceedings||Version Date:||30/06/1997|
(1) No action against a carrier's servant or agent which arises out of damage to which the amended Convention relates shall, if the servant or agent was acting within the scope of his employment, be brought after more than 2 years reckoned from-
(2) Article 29 of the amended Convention does not apply to any proceedings for contribution between tortfeasors, but no action shall be brought by a tortfeasor to obtain a contribution from a carrier in respect of a tort to which Article 29 applies after the expiration of 2 years from the time when judgment is obtained against the person seeking to obtain the contribution.
(a) the date of arrival at the destination;
(b) the date on which the aircraft ought to have arrived; or
(c) the date on which the carriage stopped.
(3) Subsections (1) and (2) and Article 29 of the amended Convention have effect as if references in those provisions to an action included references to an arbitration.
(Enacted 1997) [1961 c. 27 s. 5 U.K.]