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This instrument allows members of the Australian Parachute Federation Ltd (APF) to make parachute descents, subject to compliance with the APF Operational Regulations by the person making the descent and other persons who perform functions incidental or preparatory to the descent.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
Registered 16 Aug 2019
To be repealed 30 Jun 2022
Repealed by Self Repealing

Instrument number CASA 36/19

I, CHRISTOPHER PAUL MONAHAN, Executive Manager, National Operations & Standards, a delegate of CASA, make this instrument under paragraphs 152 (1) (a) and (b) of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 and regulation 11.056 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998.

[Signed Christopher P. Monahan]

Christopher P. Monahan
Executive Manager, National Operations & Standards

26 June 2019

CASA 36/19 — Making of Parachute Descents (Australian Parachute Federation Ltd) Authorisation 2019

1          Name

                 This instrument is CASA 36/19 — Making of Parachute Descents (Australian Parachute Federation Ltd) Authorisation 2019.

2          Duration

                 This instrument:

(a)   commences on 1 July 2019; and

(b)   is repealed at the end of 30 June 2022.

3          Definitions

                 In this instrument:

APF means the Australian Parachute Federation Ltd, ARN 205322.

APF Operational Regulations means the Australian Parachute Federation Ltd Operational Regulations, as approved in writing by CASA and as existing on 30 June 2019.

APF Regulatory Schedules means the Australian Parachute Federation Ltd Regulatory Schedules, as approved in writing by CASA and as existing from time to time.

4          Authorisation

(1)For paragraph 152 (1) (a) of CAR, a member of the APF is authorised to make parachute descents.

(2)The authorisation in subsection (1) does not apply to parachute descents through cloud.

Note   Parachute descents through cloud may be authorised by the APF under Regulatory Schedule 60 of the APF Regulatory Schedules.

        (3)     The authorisation in subsection (1) is subject to the conditions in section 6.

5          Specification

                 For paragraph 152 (1) (b) of CAR, a parachute descent must be made in accordance with the APF Operational Regulations.

6          Conditions

                 For regulation 11.056 of CASR, a member of the APF may only make a parachute descent if each person who performs a function incidental or preparatory to the descent:

(a)   is a member of the APF or has agreed in writing to be bound by the APF Operational Regulations; and

(b)   complies with the APF Operational Regulations.