Instrument number CASA EX05/12
I, JOHN FRANCIS McCORMICK, Director of Aviation Safety, on behalf of CASA, make this instrument in accordance with subsection 73 (2) of the Civil Aviation Act 1988.
[Signed John F. McCormick]
John F. McCormick
Director of Aviation Safety
30 January 2012
Exemption — from provisions in Part 172 of CASR 1998
(a) commences on 1 February 2012; and
(b) stops having effect at the end of 31 January 2014.
This instrument applies to:
(a) Airservices Australia (AA), Aviation Reference Number 202210; and
(b) each AA controller;
for an RNAV (RNP-AR) approach or departure by an RNP-capable aeroplane.
AA and each AA controller are exempt from compliance with each of the provisions in Part 172 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 (CASR 1998) mentioned in Schedule 1 and to the extent mentioned for each of the provisions.
Schedule 1 Provisions of CASR 1998 and extent of exemption
Extent of exemption
Subregulation 172.060 (1)
the requirement that AA maintain an operations manual that complies with the standards set out in paragraphs 184.108.40.206 (a), 220.127.116.11 (b) and 18.104.22.168 (c) of Manual of Standards Part 172 — Air Traffic Services (the MOS).
Paragraph 172.065 (1) (a)
AA and each AA controller
(a) the requirement in paragraph 22.214.171.124 (a) of the MOS that tracking instructions must be specified when standard instrument departures are not published; and
(b) the requirement in paragraph 126.96.36.199 (b) of the MOS that a controller must not issue an air traffic clearance which authorises or requires a pilot to descend in I.M.C. below the lowest safe altitude (LSALT) for the route segment in a manner different from that specified in instrument approach landing charts published in AIP/FLIP Terminal; and
(c) the requirement in paragraph 188.8.131.52 (c) of the MOS that a controller must not issue an air traffic clearance which authorises or requires a pilot to descend in I.M.C. below the LSALT for the route segment in a manner different from that specified in the approved instrument procedure published in NOTAM.