The Air Navigation Services and Aerodromes Unit (ANS&AU) functions in accordance with EU/National Legislation and, Standards and Recommended Practices published by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
The European Union regulates the ATM/ANS and Aerodrome domains mainly by means of Regulations and Directives issued within the Single European Sky (SES) framework. A synthetic view of the SES Legislation, EASA rules, and other relevant EU Laws, is available here, courtesy of Eurocontrol’s Institute of Air Navigation Services.
The following is a list of national legislation related to ATM/ANS and Airports.
CAP499. Authority for Transport in Malta Act.
CAP405. Airports and Civil Aviation (Security) Act.
SL333.01. Civil Aviation (Route Charges for Navigation Services) Regulations.
SL499.09. Air Navigation Order.
SL499.19. Airport Economic Regulations.
SL499.20. Allocation of Slots at Airports Regulations.
SL499.22. Civil Aviation (Investigation of Air Accidents and Incidents) Regulations.
SL499.25. Airport (Ground Handling Services) Regulations.
SL499.29. Civil Aviation (Aerodrome Licensing) Regulations.
SL499.36. Civil Aviation (Denied Boarding Compensation and Assistance to Passengers)(Designation of Competent Authority) Regulations.
SL499.39. Civil Aviation (Noise Related Operating Restrictions at Airports) Regulations.
SL499.40. Civil Aviation (Denied Boarding, Compensation and Assistance to Passengers) Regulations.
SL499.44. Air Navigation (Dangerous Goods) Regulations.
SL499.45. Civil Aviation (Provision of Air Navigation Services) Order.
SL499.50. Civil Aviation (Rights of Disabled Persons and Persons with Reduced Mobility) Regulations.
SL499.63. Civil Aviation (Air Traffic Flow Management) Regulations.
ICAO, a specialized agency of the United Nations, issues Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) for use in civil aviation within its member states. SARPs are published in nineteen Annexes and supported by guidance material in the form of Documents. Further details can be found here.
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