International interests in mobile equipment (aircraft equipment)
In June 2018 at its 214th Session, the Council approved the reappointment of Aviareto Ltd. as the Registrar of the International Registry for Interests in Aircraft Equipment for a fourth term commencing 1 March 2021. As the three-year term for the membership of the Commission of Experts of the Supervisory Authority of the International Registry (CESAIR) terminated on 1 July 2018,the Council appointed fifteen members nominated by Brazil, Canada, China, France, Ireland, Kenya, Kuwait, Mexico, Nigeria, Russian Federation, Singapore, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States. The Eighth Meeting of CESAIR was held at ICAO Headquarters in Montréal from 29 to 31 August 2018, mainly for the purpose of consideration of changes proposed by the Registrar to the Regulations and Procedures for the International Registry (Doc 9864). The recommended changes will be presented to the Council at its 216th Session in February/March 2019. CESAIR elected Ms. Y. Yang (China) as its Chair and re-elected Ms. S.H. Tan (Singapore) as its Vice-Chair for the ensuing triennium. As at 31 December 2018, there were 74 Parties to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment (Cape Town Convention) and the Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters specific to Aircraft Equipment (Aircraft Protocol).