Notice

Call for evidence: space industry act 2018

A call for evidence to inform further policy development of the Space Industry Act 2018 provisions on liability, insurance and charging.

Documents

Call for evidence: liabilities insurance and charging

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Annex A: call for evidence response form

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Details

The Government is issuing this call for evidence so that it can gather evidence, data and information that will assist in formulating the policy:

  • on the exercise of the power under the Space Industry Act 2018 (SIA) to limit a launch vehicle operator’s liability to indemnify Government and liability to third parties in respect of launch (both orbital and sub-orbital) from the UK
  • on the approach to setting insurance requirements under the SIA for launch from the UK (both orbital and sub-orbital), operating a spaceport and the provision of range control services in the UK
  • on the approach to charging for the regulatory processes in relation to spaceflight and associated activities regulated under both the SIA and the Outer Space Act 1986 (OSA); launch from the UK (both orbital and sub-orbital), operating a spaceport, the provision of range control services and the in orbit operation of a satellite
Published 27 March 2018