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Published by von der Dunk in Proceedings of the Fortieth Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space 449-453 (1997). Copyright 1997, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Used by permission.


1. Introduction

2. The Outer Space Treaty, Private Enterprise and National Space Legislations

3. The United States: Communications Act of 1934

4. United States: Commercial Space Launch Act of 1984/1988

5. United States: Remote Sensing Acts of 1984 and 1992

6. Sweden: Act on Space Activities of 1982

7. United Kingdom: Outer Space Act of 1986

8. Russian Federation: Law on Space Activities of 1993

9. South Africa: Space Affairs Act of 1993

10. Conclusions