Instrument number CASA EX130/12
I, PETER WILLIAM BOYD, Executive Manager, Standards Division, a delegate of CASA, make this instrument under regulation 11.160 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998.
[Signed P. Boyd]
9 August 2012
Exemption — class A aircraft used in private operations
(a) commences on the day after registration; and
(b) stops having effect at the end of July 2015.
This instrument applies to the operator, and the maintenance, of a class A aircraft that is used in private operations.
All class A aircraft and the operator of a class A aircraft are exempt from complying with regulations 42ZV and 42ZY of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 when the aircraft is engaged in private operations.
The exemption is subject to the conditions mentioned in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1 Conditions
1 All maintenance on a class A aircraft engaged in private operations must be:
(a) carried out by a maintenance organisation which holds a certificate of approval to carry out maintenance on aircraft of that type; or
(b) if the aircraft is in a Contracting State, carried out by a person who would be permitted under the law of the Contracting State to carry out the maintenance if the aircraft were registered in the Contracting State.
2 The aircraft’s system of maintenance must specify the name of the individual who is responsible for 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 all defects in the aircraft that come to the attention of the aircraft’s maintenance organisation.