Unlocking commercial spaceflight for the UK: consultation on draft insurance and liabilities requirements to implement the Space Industry Act 2018

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Great Britain. Dept. for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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13 October 2020
Trends: economic, social and technology trends affecting business
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The Space Industry Act 2018 created the high-level legal framework to enable commercial spaceflight and associated activities to be carried out from the UK.

This consultation sets out the further detail on the approach to setting the insurance and liabilities requirements for spaceflight activities, focussing primarily on insurance requirements for launch. This consultation also includes draft guidance on insurance and liabilities, covering issues such as licence conditions and standards of insurance. A supporting impact assessment is also included in this consultation.

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