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CASA EX83/20 Exemptions as made
This instrument provides relief for persons who have started the aeronautical knowledge examination process but who may be unable to complete the process within the prescribed period of 2 years due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 15
Registered 15 May 2020
To be repealed 15 Sep 2022
Repealed by Self Repealing

Instrument number CASA EX83/20

I, shane patrick carmody, Director of Aviation Safety, on behalf of CASA, make this instrument under regulation 11.160 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998.

[Signed S. Carmody]

Shane Carmody
Director of Aviation Safety

14 May 2020

CASA EX83/20 — Aeronautical Knowledge Examinations (Extension of Time Due to COVID-19) Exemption 2020

1          Name

                 This instrument is CASA EX83/20 — Aeronautical Knowledge Examinations (Extension of Time Due to COVID-19) Exemption 2020.

2          Duration

                 This instrument:

(a)   commences on the day after it is registered; and

(b)   is repealed at the end of 15 September 2022.

3          Definitions

                 In this instrument, words and phrases have the same meaning as in Part 61 of CASR, including aeronautical knowledge examination, endorsement, flight crew licence and rating.

4          Application

     This instrument applies to a person who:

(a)   between 16 March 2018 and 15 March 2020, passed at least 1 part of an aeronautical knowledge examination for a flight crew licence, rating or endorsement; and

(b)   passes all parts of the examination:

             (i)   after 15 March 2018; and

            (ii)  within a period of 2 years and 6 months.

5          Exemption — timeframe for completion of aeronautical knowledge examination

                 The person is exempt from compliance with subregulation 61.225 (2) of CASR to the extent that it requires that, for the person to be taken to have passed the examination, the person must pass all parts of the examination within a period of 2 years.