713. The Convention on Offences and certain other Acts Committed on board Aircraft (1963) (the 'Tokyo Convention').

713.     The Convention on Offences and certain other Acts Committed on board Aircraft (1963) (the 'Tokyo Convention').

The Tokyo Convention1 was signed in 1963 and deals with offences and certain other acts committed on board aircraft. The acts concerned are those which might or do jeopardise the safety of the aircraft or of persons or property in the aircraft, or which jeopardise the good order and discipline on board the aircraft; offences against penal law are within the scope of the Tokyo Convention2. The Tokyo Convention regulates the powers of the aircraft commander and of states