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Reference Re the Regulation and Control of Aeronautics in Canada, [1931] UKPC 93

Facts:

A convention was made (British Empire adopted it), Canada adopted it. A reference was made to the SC to determine validity

Issue(s):

Did the Dominion have the authority to enact the leg?

Ratio:

Aerial navigation belongs to the Dominion because of:
• The terms of s.132
• The terms of the Convention
• S.91 (2) (5) and (7)

Holding:

Parliament was competent to pass the act and authorize the regulations in question

Comments:

Regulation of aviation is a matter for the Dominion


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