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Aviation: struck out for being too late

Australia’s highest court the High Court of Australia (“HCA”) has recently confirmed unanimously that a claim for personal injuries arising out of the death of or injury to a passenger in an aircraft (“the incident”) must be brought within two years of the date of the incident pursuant to section 34 of the Commonwealth Civil Aviation (Carriers’ Liability) Act 1959 (“CACLA”).
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Up up and away for drones

From 29 September 2016 new rules for the operation of remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) in Australia will come into effect. 
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Australia’s first successful shipping criminal cartel prosecution

Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kubushiki Karsha (“NYK”) has pleaded guilty to charges of criminal cartel conduct in the Federal Court of Australia.  

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