13 May 2020
House of Representatives
Before House of Representatives
Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development
Civil Aviation (Carriers' Liability) Act 1959 (CACL Act) to: reflect the increase to the domestic liability cap for death or injury to passengers to $925 000 as effected by the Civil Aviation (Carriers' Liability) Regulations 2019; provide for the secretary to make regulations about permitted exclusions of liability in relation to the scope of mandatory insurance that airlines must obtain; and provide that servants and agents of a carrier can avail themselves of the same conditions of liability in addition to the limits of liability applicable to air carriers; and
Air Accidents (Commonwealth Government Liability) Act 1963 to provide that increases to the liability caps under Part IV of the CACL Act are incorporated regardless of whether implemented by amendments to the CACL Act or via regulation.