Civil Aeronautics: Legislative History of the Air Commerce Act of 1926 Approved May 20, 1926 Together with Miscellaneous Legal Materials Relating to Civil Air Navigation. Revision of the 1923 Ed. of Law Memoranda Upon Civil Aeronautics. Cor. to August 1, 1928. Printed for the Use of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives. Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1928
United States. U.S. Congress. House. Committee on interstate and foreign commerce. Office of legislative councel
1928 - 178 pages
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Page 48 - The managers on the part of the House and the Senate at the conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the amendment of the Senate to the bill (HR 6161) to amend the Clean Air Act, and for other purposes...
Page 41 - The proceedings of such libel cases shall conform, as near as may be, to the proceedings in admiralty, except that either party may demand trial by jury of any issue of fact joined in any such case, and all such proceedings shall be at the suit of and in the name of the United States.
Page 135 - The United States, any State, Territory, or any political subdivision thereof or the District of Columbia, or any possession of the United States...
Page 134 - ... owner was negligent or not, unless the injury is caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the person injured, or of the owner or bailee of the property injured. If the aircraft is leased at the time of the injury to person or property, both owner and lessee shall be liable, and they may be sued jointly, or either or both of them may be sued separately. An aeronaut who is not the owner or lessee shall be liable only for the consequences of his own negligence.
Page 9 - ... shall be guilty of an offense punishable by a fine not exceeding $5,000 or by imprisonment not exceeding five years, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
Page 18 - Act of 1923 to fix the compensation of, such employees, and to make such expenditures (including expenditures for personal services and rent at the seat of Government and elsewhere, and for law books, books of reference, and periodicals), as may be necessary efficiently to execute the functions vested in the Board. All expenditures of the Board shall be allowed and paid, out of any moneys appropriated for the purposes of the Board, upon presentation of itemized vouchers therefor signed by the chairman.
Page 9 - Act is declared unconstitutional or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the validity of the remainder of the Act and the application of such provision to other persons and circumstances shall not be affected thereby. SEC.
Page 134 - The owner of every aircraft which is operated over the lands or waters of this state is absolutely liable for injuries to persons or property on the land or water beneath, caused by the ascent, descent or flight of the aircraft, or the dropping or falling of any object therefrom, whether such owner was negligent or not, unless the injury is caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the person injured, or of the owner or bailee of the property injured.
Page 21 - If any provision of this Act is declared unconstitutional or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the validity of the remainder of the Act and the application of such provision to other persons and circumstances shall not be affected thereby.