Legislation relating to air safety in the United Kingdom's Overseas Territories.


Air Navigation (Overseas Territories) Order

The Air Navigation (Overseas Territories) Order and subsequent amendments detail the legislation passed by the British Government, governing the operation of Civil Aviation in the United Kingdom's Overseas Territories.


Unofficial consolidated AN(OT)O 2013

Published for use of those concerned with Air Navigation, but not to be treated as authoritative (see Foreword).  Find out more ...

Updated April 2024


The Air Navigation (Overseas Territories) (Environmental Standards) Order 2024 (SI 2024 No 378)

This Order revokes and replaces the Air Navigation (Overseas Territories) (Environmental Standards) Order 2014 (SI 2014 No 2926) as amended by the Air Navigation (Overseas Territories) (Environmental Standards) (Amendment) Order 2015 (SI 2015 No 236). The Explanatory Note outlines the scope and purpose of the Order. The AN(OT)(ES)O is available to download from the Government legislation website in two formats:


Guidance on a Governor's review under Article 13 of the Air Navigation (Overseas Territories) Order 2013

Article 13 of the AN(OT)O provides a procedure for reviewing decisions or proposals made by officials of the Overseas Territories Aviation Authority (OTAA) or Air Safety Support International (ASSI) arising out of the Order. Under this Article, a panel comprising the Governor, and any technical assessors appointed by the Governor, sit as a review panel, reviewing decisions or proposals made by officials.  Guidance on the conduct of these reviews has been published:

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Statutory Instruments

Statutory Instruments, also known as SI's, are a form of legislation which allow the provisions of an Act of Parliament to be subsequently brought into force or altered without Parliament having to pass a new Act. They are also referred to as secondary, delegated or subordinate legislation.

All SI's are available to download from the UK Government legislation website.


Aviation Law and Regulation in the UK Overseas Territories

Information Paper 62 sets out in some detail the legislative structure relating to civil aviation which applies to the United Kingdom Overseas Territories (OTs).


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