715. The Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation (1971) (the 'Montreal Convention').

The Montreal Convention1 is expressed to be for the suppression of unlawful acts against the safety of civil aviation and was signed in 1971 to deal with those offences not covered by the Tokyo Convention2 and the Hague Convention3. The Montreal Convention is concerned with acts of violence against the person which may destroy, damage or endanger the safety of, aircraft (in flight or in service) or air navigation facilities