720. International Civil Aviation Organisation.

(2)     International Bodies

720.     International Civil Aviation Organisation.

The International Civil Aviation Organisation ('ICAO') was brought into being by the Chicago Convention1. It consists of an Assembly, a Council and certain subordinate bodies2. The aims and objects of ICAO are to develop the principles and techniques of international air navigation and to foster the planning and development of international air transport for a number of specified ends3.

Pursuant to the Chicago Convention4, the United Kingdom has granted to ICAO corporate capacity and immunities identical to those of foreign sovereigns5