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Civil Aviation Order 100.23 Instrument 2007

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Orders/Civil Aviation as amended, taking into account amendments up to Civil Aviation Order 100.23 Amendment Order (No. 1) 2011
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Registered 17 Feb 2012
Start Date 27 Jun 2011
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Civil Aviation Order 100.23 (as amended)

Airworthiness authorities — general

made under regulation 33B of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988.

This compilation was prepared on 1 July 2011 taking into account amendments up to Civil Aviation Order 100.23 Amendment Order (No. 1) 2011.

Prepared by the Legislative Drafting Branch, Legal Services Group, Civil Aviation Safety Authority, Canberra.

Contents

Page

1......... Authority classes and ratings.............................................................................................. 1

2......... Requirements for issue...................................................................................................... 1

3......... Examination...................................................................................................................... 2

4......... Period of validity............................................................................................................... 2

5......... Withdrawal or cancellation of authority................................................................................ 2

            Note to Civil Aviation Order 100.23..................................................................................... 3

 

1          Authority classes and ratings

                 Airworthiness authorities will be issued in the following classes and, where applicable, rated in accordance with the appropriate practices or Civil Aviation Orders:

Maintenance Authority                        Civil Aviation Order 100.24;

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer            Civil Aviation Order 100.26;
Examiner Authority

Non-Destructive Testing Authority     Civil Aviation Order 100.27;

Aircraft Weight Control Authority      Civil Aviation Order 100.28.

2          Requirements for issue

       2.1     An applicant for an airworthiness authority must complete:

Form 350     Application for Initial Issue or Amendment to Scope of a Maintenance Authority; or

Form 636     Application for Initial Issue and Additional Entitlements on an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Examiner Authority; or

Form 378     Application for Initial Issue of, or Additional Method to, a Non‑Destructive Testing Authority; or

Form 377     Application for Initial Issue or Amendment of an Aircraft Weight Control Authority;

                 as applicable and forward it to the field office of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority of the State or Territory in which he is resident. Where particular experience and/or qualifications are specified in the relevant Order, full details of such experience and qualifications must be supplied with the application.

       2.2     The issue of an authority to an applicant may be refused if he has a disability likely to affect his technical skill or judgment.

       2.3     Unless otherwise approved, an applicant for an authority must:

(a)   be at least 21 years of age; and

(b)   be able to read, write and speak the English language; and

(c)   possess such experience as is required by the Director; and

(d)   pass such examinations as are required by the Director.

       2.4     An applicant may be required to be interviewed to determine his eligibility to complete any written, oral or practical examination relevant to the issue, extension or renewal of an authority.

3          Examination

       3.1     Subject to approval to the contrary, an applicant will be examined in accordance with the requirements detailed in the applicable Civil Aviation Order. Where an applicant fails to obtain a pass in an examination, a further attempt may be made at the discretion of the examiner and subject to such conditions as he or she may specify.

       3.2     Examinations for the issue or extension of authorities will be arranged individually for applicants. Regular periodic examinations for authorities are not provided.

       3.3     The holder of an authority may, at any time, be required to undergo an examination in respect of any rating endorsed on the authority.

4          Period of validity

       4.1     The period for which an authority is valid will depend upon the purpose for which it is issued, and will be specified in the authority. The period will generally not exceed 2 years.

       4.2     Upon application by the holder, an authority may be renewed subject to such of the conditions relating to an original issue as are appropriate.

       4.3     During the period of validity of the authority, the holder must notify, in writing, the appropriate field office of any change of address to which communications, under the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 and the Civil Aviation Orders, may be sent.

       4.4     The holder of an authority who has a disability, that is likely to affect his or her technical skill or judgment, must not exercise the privileges of the authority.

5          Withdrawal or cancellation of authority

                 An authority may be withdrawn, or cancelled, in any of the following circumstances:

(a)   where the reason for issue of the authority no longer exists; or

(b)   where the Director is satisfied that the withdrawal, or cancellation, is in the public interest; or

(c)   where the holder of the authority is no longer considered competent by the Director; or

(d)   at the request of the holder.

Note to Civil Aviation Order 100.23

The Civil Aviation Order (in force under the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988) as shown in this document comprises Civil Aviation Order 100.23 made as indicated in the Table below.

Table of Orders

Year and
number

Date of registration on FRLI

Date of
commencement

Application, saving or
transitional provisions

CAO 100.23 Instrument 2007

17 December 2007 (see F2007L04655)

18 December 2007 (see s. 2)

 

CAO 100.23 2009 No. 1

28 May 2009 (see - F2009L02062)

29 May 2009

 

CAO 100.23 2011 No. 1

22 June 2011 (see - F2011L01186)

27 June 2011

 

 



Table of Amendments

ad. = added or inserted     am. = amended     rep. = repealed     rs. = repealed and substituted

Provision affected

How affected

s. 100.23

rs. CAO 100.23 Instrument 2007

subs. 6

ad. CAO 100.23 2009 No. 1

subs. 6

rep. CAO 100.23 2011 No. 1