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The Space Industry Act 2018 (Commencement No. 2, Transitional and Savings Provisions) Regulations 2021

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. Preliminary

      1. 1.Citation, extent and interpretation

  3. PART 2

    1. Appointed day

      1. 2.Provisions of the Space Industry Act 2018 coming into force on 29th July 2021

  4. PART 3

    1. Transitional and savings provisions

      1. 3.Transitional and savings provisions relating to the grant of a licence

  5. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE

      1. 1.Section 1(1) (scope of the Act).

      2. 2.Section 1(2) (definition of when a person carries out “space...

      3. 3.Section 1(3) (amendment of the Outer Space Act 1986), except...

      4. 4.Section 1(4) (meaning of “space activity”), except in so far...

      5. 5.Section 1(6) (definition of “spaceflight activities”).

      6. 6.Section 2(1) to (3) (duties and supplementary powers of the...

      7. 7.Section 3(1) (prohibition of unlicensed spaceflight etc), except in so...

      8. 8.Section 3(4) (exemption from requirement to have an operator licence)....

      9. 9.Section 3(6) and (7) (offences: prohibition of unlicensed spaceflight).

      10. 10.Section 4(1) (exemption from licence requirement).

      11. 11.Section 5(3) (range: directions making power).

      12. 12.Section 7(1) (persons who may provide range control services).

      13. 13.Section 7(3) (exemption from requirement to have a range control...

      14. 14.Section 7(8) and (9) (offences: provision of range control services)....

      15. 15.Section 8(1) to (3) (grant of licences: general provisions), except...

      16. 16.Section 8(4) (Secretary of State’s consent: grant of a licence)....

      17. 17.Section 9(1) (requirements for the grant of operator licences: safety)....

      18. 18.Section 9(2) and (3) (prescribed roles, capacities and requirements: risk...

      19. 19.Section 9(4) (health and safety etc: acceptable risks).

      20. 20.Section 9(8) (regulator’s requirement to have regard to guidance).

      21. 21.Section 10 (prescribed requirements etc: grant of a spaceport licence),...

      22. 22.Section 11(1), (2) and (5) (grant of licences: assessments of...

      23. 23.Section 12 (terms of licences).

      24. 24.Section 13(1) (conditions of licences).

      25. 25.Section 13(2) (meaning of “specified”).

      26. 26.Section 13(4) (recognition of licences from other jurisdictions and meaning...

      27. 27.Section 13(5) (duty of Secretary of State to publicise designated...

      28. 28.Section 13(6) (duty of the regulator to consult specified bodies)....

      29. 29.Section 13(8) (offences: conditions of licences).

      30. 30.Section 14(1) and (2) (grant of licences for specified periods)....

      31. 31.Section 14(3) (regulator’s duty to consult before renewing a licence)....

      32. 32.Section 15 (transfer, variation, suspension or termination of a licence)....

      33. 33.Section 16(4) (application of sections 2 and 15 of the...

      34. 34.Section 17(1) (prescribed role, capacity or criteria: informed consent), so...

      35. 35.Section 17(2) (consent), so far as not already in force....

      36. 36.Section 17(4) (offences: informed consent).

      37. 37.Section 18(4) (duties of a holder of a licence under...

      38. 38.Section 18(6) to (8) (offences: training, qualifications and medical fitness)....

      39. 39.Section 21(1), (3) to (5) (assistance etc with performance of...

      40. 40.Section 21(2) (prescribed body or person: qualifying health and safety...

      41. 41.Section 22 (offences against the safety of spacecraft etc).

      42. 42.Section 23(4) to (7) (order making powers of the Secretary...

      43. 43.Section 24 (spaceport byelaws).

      44. 44.Section 25 (provision of advice and assistance on security matters)....

      45. 45.Section 26(1), (2) and (4) (monitoring and enforcement by the...

      46. 46.Section 27 (power to give directions: breach of licence condition...

      47. 47.Section 28(1) to (4) (power to give directions: safety, security...

      48. 48.Section 28(5) (duty of Secretary of State to consult before...

      49. 49.Section 28(6) to (8) (meaning of “spaceflight security”, “act of...

      50. 50.Section 29 (power to give directions: international obligations of the...

      51. 51.Section 30 (consultation about directions).

      52. 52.Section 31(1), (2) and (5) (further provision about directions).

      53. 53.Section 31(3) (offences: further provision about directions).

      54. 54.Section 31(4) (enforcement of directions).

      55. 55.Section 32(1) to (8) (warrants authorising entry or direct action)....

      56. 56.Section 32(9) (offences: warrants authorising entry or direct action).

      57. 57.Section 32(10) (application of section 32 of the Act to...

      58. 58.Section 32(11) (application of section 32 of the Act to...

      59. 59.Section 33(1) to (7) (power to authorise entry etc in...

      60. 60.Section 33(8) (offences: power to authorise entry etc in emergencies)....

      61. 61.Section 34(1), (2) and (4) (liability of operator for injury...

      62. 62.Section 34(3) (prescribed injury or damage not covered by section...

      63. 63.Section 35 (power or duty of Secretary of State to...

      64. 64.Section 36(1), (2) and (4) (obligation to indemnify government etc...

      65. 65.Section 36(3) (prescribed cases or circumstances: obligation to indemnify government...

      66. 66.Section 37(1), (2) and (4) (regulator etc not liable in...

      67. 67.Section 37(3) and (5) (meaning of “relevant actions” and “gross...

      68. 68.Section 38(3), (5) to (7) (power to make arrangements relating...

      69. 69.Section 38(4) (arrangements for insurance or reinsurance), so far as...

      70. 70.Section 38(9) and (10) (payment arrangements in connection with insurance)....

      71. 71.Section 39(1), (2), (4) to (9) and (11) (powers in...

      72. 72.Section 39(3) and (10) (meaning of “qualifying person”, “carrying out...

      73. 73.Section 39(12) (parliamentary procedure relating to an order made under...

      74. 74.Section 40 (offences relating to an order made under section...

      75. 75.Section 41(1) to (4) (order making power to restrict the...

      76. 76.Section 41(5) to (8) (offences relating to restricted use of...

      77. 77.Section 41(9) (meaning of “launch or landing” and “specified”).

      78. 78.Section 42 (power of entry for the purpose of survey)....

      79. 79.Section 43 (challenges to and commencement of orders).

      80. 80.Section 44 (powers in relation to land: compensation).

      81. 81.Section 45 (registration of orders).

      82. 82.Section 46 (special provisions relating to statutory undertakers).

      83. 83.Section 47(1), and (4) to (8) (compensation in respect of...

      84. 84.Section 47(2) and (3) (meaning of “relevant person” and provisions...

      85. 85.Section 47(9) (meaning of “local planning authority”, “planning decision” and...

      86. 86.Section 48(1) (compensation in respect of planning decisions relating to...

      87. 87.Section 48(2) and (3) (meaning of “the relevant person”, “planning...

      88. 88.Section 49(1) to (3), (5) and (6) (amendment and revocation...

      89. 89.Section 49(4) (meaning of “the relevant persons”).

      90. 90.Section 50 (powers in relation to land: notices).

      91. 91.Section 51 (application of criminal law to spacecraft etc).

      92. 92.Section 53 (penalties for offences under the Act).

      93. 93.Section 55(1) to (3) (offences under regulations: extended time limit...

      94. 94.Section 55(4) (meaning of “accident”).

      95. 95.Section 56(1) to (3) (defences).

      96. 96.Section 57(1) and (2) (offences by bodies corporate).

      97. 97.Section 57(3) (meaning of “officer” in relation to a body...

      98. 98.Section 58(1) to (5) (offences by partnerships).

      99. 99.Section 58(6) (meaning of “offence” and “partner”).

      100. 100.Section 60 (appeals), so far as not already in force....

      101. 101.Section 61 (register of launches).

      102. 102.Section 62 (charging schemes), so far as not already in...

      103. 103.Section 63 (provision of advice and assistance by or to...

      104. 104.Section 64 (co-operation between Secretary of State and other public...

      105. 105.Section 66(2) and (5) (use of records and documentary evidence)....

      106. 106.Section 66(1), (3) and (4) (prescribed person: use of records...

      107. 107.Section 67(1) and (3) (minor and consequential amendments).

      108. 108.Schedule 1 (particular conditions that may be included in licences)....

      109. 109.Schedule 4 (offences against the safety of spacecraft etc).

      110. 110.Schedule 6 (orders under sections 39 and 41).

      111. 111.Schedule 7 (powers in relation to land: quashing of orders)....

      112. 112.Schedule 8 (powers in relation to land: compensation).

      113. 113.Schedule 9 (powers in relation to land: special provisions relating...

      114. 114.Schedule 10 (appeals), so far as not already in force....

      115. 115.Schedule 11 (charging schemes), so far as not already in...

      116. 116.Schedule 12, paragraphs 1, 15, 17, 26 and 30 (minor...

      117. 117.Schedule 12, paragraphs 2 to 7, 9, and 11 to...

  6. Explanatory Note

  7. Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

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