Legislation (Air Navigation Order)

The Air Navigation (Overseas Territories) Order, as amended (AN(OT)O), is the Statutory Instrument of the Cayman Islands and as such is the enabling legislation for the operational control and continuing airworthiness of Cayman registered aircraft.

The Instrument is comprised of 24 Parts representing 164 Articles and 6 Schedules.

The responsibility for publication status lies with Air Safety Support International (ASSI), wholly-owned, subsidiary company of the UK Civil Aviation Authority, established under Directions from the United Kingdom’s Department for Transport. Any proposed amendments or revisions generally are published for consultation prior to formal amendment.

The document may be accessed electronically at www.airsafety.aero.

Overseas Territories Aviation Regulations

ASSI publishes the OTARs on behalf of Governors of the Overseas Territories (OTs) in support of the Governor’s powers contained in the Air Navigation (Overseas Territories) Order – the AN(OT)O.

Overseas Territories Aviation Requirements (OTARs) provide details of means of compliance with the AN(OT)O which are acceptable to Governors, ASSI and the United Kingdom Government. They describe the way in which aircraft operators, aviation personnel and providers of services can gain approvals and licences, and the process through which these are maintained to ensure adequate levels of safety and internationally-agreed standards are met. They