Indian Civil Aviation Case Study

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Chapter IV: Safety in Airports - The Indian Context 4.1 Legal Framework in India on Safety in Civil Aviation 4.1.1 The Aircraft Act 1934 4.1.2 The Aircraft Rules 1937 4.1.3 Civil Aviation Requirements 4.1.4 Civil Aviation Authority of India Bill 2013 4.2 Regulatory / Policy Framework in India on Safety in Civil Aviation 4.2.1 Airports Authority of India's Policy of Safety 4.2.2 Directorate General Civil Aviation 4.2.3 Committee Recommendations' Naresh Chandra Committee 2003 KAW Committee 2006 Standing Committee 2011 4.3 Legal Issues on Safety in Civil Aviation Air Safety in Indian civil aviation industry is a crucial issue. Safety in air is one of the most important things to be considered by any government…show more content…
4.1.2 The Aircraft Rules 1937 - These are a set of rules implemented by the Central Government through the DGCA in effect to the powers given to it by the Aircraft Act 1934 and the provisions of the ICAO Convention 1944. These rules are a legal set of rules which extensively talks about the aspect of air safety and contains specific provisions relating to the same. The definitions section of these rules define the term 'Safety' as state in which the risk of harm to persons or of property damage is reduced to and maintained at or below an acceptable level of safety through a continuing process of hazard identification and risk management. And the “acceptable level of safety” for the purposes of this provision is the minimum degree of safety that must be assured by a system in actual practice. It provides for the definition of another very important term related to air safety, 'Safety Oversight Function' which means a function by means of which the safety–related standards and recommended practices and associated procedures contained in the Annexes to the Convention are implemented. By providing for a definition of the two terms these rules lay down the parameters associated to the term

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