International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)
The Isle of Man is an ICAO compliant territory under the United Kingdom (UK) signatory to the Chicago Convention.
The Isle of Man is a British Crown Dependency (CD). The UK Government is responsible for the international relations of the Island, including extending ratifications of international agreements to the Isle of Man as necessary. The UK ratification of the Chicago Convention covers the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the UK’s Overseas Territories and the CDs. This is detailed in the Isle of Man State Safety Programme (SSP) Chapter 1 para 1.3.
The obligations of the UK and Isle of Man with respect to the Chicago Convention are detailed in a Memorandum of Understanding between the UK and Isle of Man Governments. The Isle of Man fulfils its UK and ICAO obligations by full participation in the ICAO Universal Safety Oversight Programme.