chapter  IV
72 Pages

Space Regulations Outside India

ByMalay Adhikari

The countries especially space faring ones, have faced problems to regulate the issues to promote private actors within their national jurisdiction. The analysis further confines within few countries because national space activities of many countries are in its nascent stage even at the state level. So the very conception of private actors in outer space is a day dream just like achieving the goal of self-reliant space technology in those countries. The legislation is to be made not only in accordance with international space law treaties but also for the utilisation of the private sectors. Space related matters are governed by different legislations and rules belonging to different areas of domestic law. The Space and Upper Atmospheric Research Commission lacks constitutional and legal mandate to regulate and control space activities following the implementation of space policy. The National Space Policy, 2001, focuses on defence and security of Nigeria as one of the objectives of the policy.