710. The International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to Damage Caused by Aircraft to Third Parties on the Surface (1933) and the Convention Relating to Damage Caused by Foreign Aircraft to Third Parties on the Surface (1952)

710.     The International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to Damage Caused by Aircraft to Third Parties on the Surface (1933) and the Convention Relating to Damage Caused by Foreign Aircraft to Third Parties on the Surface (1952) (the 'Rome Conventions').

The Rome Conventions1 make provision in connection with damage caused by aircraft to third parties on the surface. The Rome Convention (1933) regulated the incidence of liability and contained provisions for the limitation of liability and for compulsory insurance2; however, it was only ratified by seven states. It was accordingly replaced by the