(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order brings into force on 1st December 1997 the provisions of the Carriage by Air and Road Act 1979 specified in the Schedule to the Order as a consequence of the entry into force on 15th February 1996 of Additional Protocol No. 2 to the Warsaw Convention as amended at the Hague, 1955 (Cmd. 4284, Cmnd. 3356 and Cmnd. 6481). The Protocol introduces a new unit of account for the purposes of that Convention as so amended.