Civil Aviation and Maritime Transport Accident Incident Investigation Bureau
According to Government resolution № 269 2012 July 18, in Georgia was established independent body - the civil aviation and maritime transport accident/incident investigation bureau (TAIIB), which is separate from the Civil Aviation Agency and Maritime Transport Agency.
TAIIB is directly under the Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia. The Bureau is functionally independent and has unlimited authority during investigation.
The main purpose of TAIIB is to conduct technical investigations of aviation accidents/ incidents and maritime casualties.
The sole objective of the investigations is the prevention of aviation and maritime accidents and incidents, It is not the purpose of this activity to apportion blame or liability.
Bureau is guided by the following local legislation:
Law of Georgia On Management and Regulation of the Field of Transport
“Regulation on the civil aviation and maritime transport accident/incident investigation bureau” (Order of the Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development № 1-1/1897 2012 November 22)
"Maritime accident/Incident investigation procedure" (Order of the Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development № 1-1/183 2013. July 15)
"Aviation accident/incident investigation procedure" (Order of the Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development № 1-1/242 2013 September 4)
“Manual on Aviation Accident and Incident Investigation Policies and Procedures” (Order of the Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development № 1-1/282 2013. October 3)
In addition to local legislation also uses the international aviation and maritime conventions, codes, regulations, directives and best practice.