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CASA EX130/12 - Exemption - class A aircraft used in private operations

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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]
Peter Boyd
Executive Manager
Standards Division
9 August 2012
Exemption — class A aircraft used in private operations
1          Duration
                 This instrument:
(a)   commences on the day after registration; and
(b)   stops having effect at the end of July 2015.
2          Application
                 This instrument applies to the operator, and the maintenance, of a class A aircraft that is used in private operations.
3          Exemption
                 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.
4          Conditions
            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.