AbstractsLaw & Legal Studies

Law and space telecommunications.

by Francis. Lyall

Institution: McGill University
Department: Institute of Air and Space Law.
Degree: Master of Laws.
Year: 1965
Keywords: Air & Space Law.; Artificial satellites in telecommunication  – Law and legislation.
Record ID: 1572915
Full text PDF: http://digitool.library.mcgill.ca/thesisfile118034.pdf


Despite its importance, and the length of the annexed bibliography, Telecommunications is a topic which has been reilatively neglected in legal writing. Partially this may be explained by the numerous extra-legal factors which play a part in the regulation of telecommunications and partially it is due to the initial unattractiveness of the subject. This thesis examines the legal infrastructure of space telecommunications. The need for new communications channels and the technology developed to meet this situation are outlined. [...]