Federal Register of Legislation - Australian Government

Primary content

CASA EX128/19 Exemptions as made
This instrument is intended to continue to exempt the aerodrome operators of a certified aerodrome from compliance with subregulation 139.190(1) of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 in relation to providing an approved visual approach slope indicator system (VASIS) at a relevant runway end for the aerodrome.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 15
Registered 29 Nov 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Dec-2019
Tabled Senate03-Dec-2019
To be repealed 25 Mar 2021
Repealed by Self Repealing

Instrument number CASA EX128/19

I, CHRISTOPHER PAUL MONAHAN, Executive Manager, National Operations & Standards, a delegate of CASA, make this instrument under regulation 11.160 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998.

[Signed Christopher P. Monahan]

Christopher P. Monahan
Executive Manager, National Operations & Standards

27 November 2019

CASA EX128/19 – Approved VASIS (Charter Operations – Relevant Runway Ends for Certified Aerodromes) Exemption 2019

1          Name

                 This instrument is CASA EX128/19 Approved VASIS (Charter Operations  Relevant Runway Ends for Certified Aerodromes) Exemption 2019.

2          Duration

                 This instrument:

(a)   commences on 1 December 2019; and

(b)   is repealed at the earlier of the following:

             (i)  the end of 30 November 2022;

            (ii)  the commencement of Parts 119, 121 and 135 of CASR.

3          Definitions

Note   In this instrument, certain terms and expressions have the same meaning as they have in the Civil Aviation Act 1988 and the regulations. These include: aerodrome operator, aircraft, approved, certified aerodrome, jet-propelled aircraft and regular public transport operations.

relevant runway end, for a certified aerodrome, means the end of a runway:

(a)   that is regularly used as the approach end for jet-propelled aircraft conducting charter operations at the aerodrome; and

(b)   that is not regularly used as the approach end for jet-propelled aircraft conducting regular public transport operations at the aerodrome; and

(c)   for which an approved VASIS is not provided immediately before the commencement of this instrument.

VASIS means visual approach slope indicator system.

4          Exemption

                 The aerodrome operator of a certified aerodrome is, in relation to a relevant runway end for the aerodrome, exempt from compliance with subregulation 139.190 (1) of CASR.

Note   The exemption does not affect CASA’s power, under subregulation 139.190 (2) of CASR, to direct the aerodrome operator to provide an approved VASIS for the approach end or ends of a runway to which subregulation 139.190 (1) of CASR does not apply, if CASA considers it necessary in the interests of the safety of aircraft.