Search Legislation

Space Industry Act 2018

What these notes do

These Explanatory Notes relate to the Space Industry Act 2018 (c. 5) which received Royal Assent on 15 March 2018.

  • These Explanatory Notes have been prepared by both the Department of Transport and the United Kingdom Space Agency in order to assist the reader of the Act and to help inform debate on it. They do not form part of the Act and have not been endorsed by Parliament.
  • These Explanatory Notes explain what each part of the Act will mean in practice; provide background information on the development of policy; and provide additional information on how the Act will affect existing legislation in this area.
  • These Explanatory Notes might best be read alongside the Act. They are not, and are not intended to be, a comprehensive description of the Act.

Back to top