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CASA EX87/15 Exemptions as made
This instrument allows operators who operate leased aircraft under leasing contract arrangements to conduct maintenance activities on the aircraft notwithstanding that components of the aircraft have not been issued with an authorised release certificate in accordance with the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 (CAR 1988). Industry contracts on leased aircraft may nominate a national aviation authority (NAA), other than the NAA of the country in which the aircraft component was manufactured, to issue an ARC.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 15
Made 26 May 2015
Registered 27 May 2015
Tabled HR 01 Jun 2015
Tabled Senate 15 Jun 2015
Date of repeal 31 May 2018
Repealed by Self Repealing

Instrument number CASA EX87/15

I, Peter William Boyd, Executive Manager, Standards Division, make this instrument under regulation 11.160 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998.

[Signed P. Boyd]

Peter Boyd
Executive Manager

Standards Division

26 May 2015

Exemption — requirements for authorised release certificate

1          Duration

                 This instrument:

(a)   commences on 1 June 2015; and

(b)   expires at the end of May 2018, as if it had been repealed by another instrument.

2          Application

                 This instrument applies to the requirements for the authorised release certificate (ARC) for an aircraft component.

3          Exemption

            The operator of an Australian registered aircraft (the operator) is exempt from the requirements of paragraph 42WA (1) (b) of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 (CAR 1988) to the extent mentioned in Schedule 1.

4          Conditions

                 The exemption is subject to the conditions mentioned in Schedule 2.

Schedule 1          Extent of the exemption

              The exemption must only be used if the operator is unable to comply with the requirements of paragraph 42WA (1) (b) of CAR 1988.

Schedule 2          Conditions

      1     The operator must ensure that the ARC it obtains is issued under an EASA or FAA approval.

      2     The operator must ensure that the ARC is issued by a person authorised to do so by the NAA that has oversight of the issuing organisation.