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CASA EX91/21 Exemptions as made
This instrument enables certain class A aircraft, being larger or more sophisticated aircraft usually engaged in commercial operations, to be engaged in private operations only without meeting the maintenance controller and maintenance control manual requirements of subregulations 42ZV(1) and 42ZY(1) of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 15
Registered 29 Jul 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR03-Aug-2021
Tabled Senate03-Aug-2021
To be repealed 31 Jul 2024
Repealed by Self Repealing

Instrument number CASA EX91/21

I, CHRISTOPHER PAUL MONAHAN, Executive Manager, National Operations & Standards, a delegate of CASA, make this instrument under regulations 11.160 and 11.205 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998.

[Signed Christopher P. Monahan]

Christopher P. Monahan
Executive Manager, National Operations & Standards

28 July 2021

CASA EX91/21 — Maintenance Control (Certain Class A Aircraft Only Engaged in Private Operations) Exemption 2021

1          Name

                 This instrument is CASA EX91/21 — Maintenance Control (Certain Class A Aircraft Only Engaged in Private Operations) Exemption 2021.

2          Duration

                 This instrument:

(a)   commences on 1 August 2021; and

(b)   is repealed at the end of 31 July 2024.

3          Application

                 This instrument applies to the operator of an Australian aircraft that:

(a)   is a class A aircraft because it satisfies paragraph (a) of the definition of class A aircraft in subregulation 2 (1) of CAR; and

(b)   does not satisfy paragraph (b) of the definition mentioned in paragraph (a); and

(c)   is only engaged in private operations within the meaning of CAR.

4          Exemptions

        (1)     The operator is exempt from complying with:

(a)   subregulations 42ZV (1) and 42ZY (1) of CAR; and

(b)   subregulation 209 (1) of CAR, to the extent that it requires compliance with subregulations 42ZV (1) and 42ZY (1) of CAR.

        (2)     The exemptions are subject to the condition stated in section 5.

5          Condition

                 The operator must ensure that the aircraft’s approved system of maintenance states the name of the person who is responsible for each of the following:

(a)   the arrangements for the control of maintenance of the aircraft;

(b)   the arrangements under which the aircraft’s approved maintenance program is to be met;

(c)   the arrangements to ensure compliance with the weight and balance requirements for the aircraft;

(d)   determining the period, or period of time-in-service, for which a maintenance release for the aircraft is to remain in force;

(e)   the control of all maintenance carried out on the aircraft, either scheduled or unscheduled;

(f)    the investigation of a defect in the aircraft that is conducted for the purposes of subregulation 51 (4) of CAR.