The Draft Spaceflight Bill Contents


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction


Purpose of the Spaceflight Bill

Our inquiry

A note on terminology

2 Establishing a UK launch capacity

Establishing a UK launch capacity: the current challenges

Securing an operator

Export controls

3 Licensing

Setting licence conditions

Regulating spaceplanes

European Aviation Safety Agency

4 Liabilities, indemnities and insurance

Power to limit the requirement to indemnify Government

Third party liability and insurance

Ease of proving liability against licensees

Immunity from liability

5 Order-making power

Clause 14: Henry VIII power

Clauses 20, 21 and 51: security requirements, exceptions, and offences

Clause 29: Government-authorised action



Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

27 April 2017