711. The Convention on International Recognition of Rights in Aircraft (1948) (the 'Geneva Convention').

711.     The Convention on International Recognition of Rights in Aircraft (1948) (the 'Geneva Convention').

The Geneva Convention1 is designed to protect the rights of property in, and possession of, aircraft according to the laws of the state of registration, including those in respect of leases of more than six months and mortgages. The United Kingdom has signed, but has not ratified or adhered to, the Geneva Convention. Her Majesty may by Order in Council make such provision as appears to be necessary or expedient for giving effect to the Geneva Convention2. The Geneva Convention is replaced