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This instrument amends the Civil Aviation Order 82.6 (Night vision imaging system — helicopters) 2007 by adding to the list of prescribed operations that are a night vision imaging system operation, Department of Defence support operations associated with aerial surveillance, aerial photography and retrieval.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 15
Registered 13 Nov 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR25-Nov-2019
Tabled Senate25-Nov-2019
Date of repeal 25 Feb 2020
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

I, SHANE PATRICK CARMODY, Director of Aviation Safety, on behalf of CASA, make this instrument under paragraph 28BA (1) (b) and subsection 98 (4A) of the Civil Aviation Act 1988, subregulations 5 (1), 207 (2), 215 (3) and 217 (1) of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988, regulations 11.160 and 11.245 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998, and subsection 33 (3) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

[Signed S. Carmody]

Shane Carmody
Director of Aviation Safety

11 November 2019

Civil Aviation Order 82.6 Amendment Instrument 2019 (No. 1)

1          Name of instrument

                 This instrument is the Civil Aviation Order 82.6 Amendment Instrument 2019 (No. 1).

2          Commencement

                 This instrument commences on the day after it is registered.

3          Amendment of Civil Aviation Order 82.6

                 Schedule 1 amends Civil Aviation Order 82.6 (Night vision imaging system — helicopters) 2007.

Schedule 1          Amendments

[1]       Subsection 1, Definitions


Department of Defence support means an operation, carried out by a civilian NVIS operator, which meets each of the following requirements:

(a)   the operation is:

             (i)  approved in writing by the Department of Defence (DoD) as being in support of the functions of the DoD; and

            (ii)  provided at the request of the DoD; and

           (iii)  carried out under a written agreement with the DoD;

(b)   the operation is for 1 or more of the following:

             (i)  aerial surveillance, or assisting with aerial surveillance;

            (ii)  aerial photography, or assisting with aerial photography;

           (iii)  retrieval, or assisting in the retrieval, of inanimate objects.

[2]       Subsection 1, definition of NVIS operation, after subparagraph (f)


(fa)  Department of Defence support;

[3]       Appendix 1, subparagraph 14.4 (a) (vi)


           (vi)  marine pilot transfer; and


           (vi)  marine pilot transfer;

          (vii)  Department of Defence support; and