1019. Civil liability.

Where a person is under an obligation by virtue of any of the provisions concerned with the opening-up of the groundhandling market in airports1, the person to whom the duty is owed is specified; and, depending on the circumstances, the duty is owed to airport users, or suppliers of groundhandling services, or both2. A breach of duty is not a criminal offence but any breach is actionable by any such supplier or, as the case may be, airport user, who, in consequence, suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage3. Proceedings may not be brought unless: