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Reform of the Outer Space Act 1986: Consultation

31 May 2012

The UK Space Agency has issued a consultation seeking views of stakeholders on proposed changes to the Outer Space Act 1986. This is in response to the Government Growth Review published in March 2011. In which the Government set out its wish to reform the Outer Space Act 1986 by introducing an upper limit on liability for UK operators.

This consultation is likely to be of particular interest to members of the UK space industry and the UK public with an interest in UK space policy. Please let us know what you think. Click on the link below to download the consultation document for further information and details on how to respond.

Download the consultation. (PDF, 91 Kb)  

Download the Impact Assessment. (PDF, 535 Kb) 

Response date: 31 August 2012.

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