Course Outline

Following the coming into force of the Aircraft Registration Act (Act VIII of 2010), ILS is organising a series of eight specialised lectures on Aviation. Each lecture will provide participants with an in-depth analysis of a particular topic related to aviation for a better understanding of the applicable law and procedures in the field.

Who should attend

The course is aimed at lawyers, accountants, aircraft managers and persons who wish to receive practical and updated information in this area.


Certificate of attendance will be issued to all participants indicating the individual sessions. The course has been accredited with 22 hours of structured CPE and qualifies for the attainment of Professional Competencies in terms of the MIA CPE Regulations. The MIA certificate will be issued to the members indicating the individual sessions.

Venue and Dates

MFSA Lecture Room 3rd floor, Notabile Road, Attard BKR3000

15th April, 29th April, 6th May, 20th May, 3rd June, 17th June, 8th July and 20th July, 2011

Participation Fee

€ 350 including VAT; the sessions can be booked individually @ € 50 including VAT;
students’ discount 50 %; cheques payable to Ganado Services Ltd


To apply kindly use our online registration form.


FRIDAY, 15th April, 2011 – Session 1 1500-1800hrs
Aircraft Registration, Airworthiness and Operation
Lecturers : Dr. Daniel Aquilina, Ing. Adrian Rizzo

FRIDAY, 29th April, 2011 – Session 2 1500-1815hrs
Aircraft Leasing
Lecturers : Ms. Christine Cassar Naudi, Dr. Nicholas Valenzia

FRIDAY, 6th May, 2011 – Session 3 1600-1815hrs
Aircraft Finance
Lecturer : Dr. Tonio Fenech

FRIDAY, 20th May, 2011 – Session 4 1500-1815hrs
sponsored by Tanti-Dougall & Associates, Advocates 
Safety vs Security in Aviation : The Legal Implications
Lecturer : Dr. Jacqueline Tanti Dougall

FRIDAY, 3rd June, 2011 – Session 5 1500-1815hrs
sponsored by Transport Malta 
The Cape Town Convention and the Aircraft Protocol
An Introduction to Cape Town from a Maltese law Perspective
Lecturer : Dr. Max Ganado
Part I The Cape Town System; main Principles and Rules – some practical Experiences
Part II Economic Impact of the Instrument – some practical Experiences
Lecturer : Mr. Bruno Poulain
The International Registry – What Maltese Professionals need to know
Lecturer : Mr. Rob Cowan

FRIDAY, 17th June, 2011 – Session 6 1600-1730hrs
Arrest of Aircraft and Related Proceedings
Lecturer : Dr. Louis Cassar Pullicino

WEDNESDAY, 20th July, 2011 – Session 7 1500-1715hrs  
(new date instead of 24th June, 2011)   

sponsored by Aeronautica & JAA
International, European and National Law relating to Aircraft
Lecturer : Dr. Marco A. Ciliberti

FRIDAY, 8th July, 2011 – Session 8 1500-1715hrs
Fiscal Issues relating to Aircraft
Lecturer : Dr. Stephen Attard

Image : Alan Borg


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