Arrangements Are Made For Foreign Aircraft Pre-Flight Inspection (Inspections) Restriction Or Prohibition Will Fly Out Of The Ground By The Republic Of Latvia

Original Language Title: Kārtība, kādā tiek veikta ārvalstu gaisa kuģu pirmslidojuma (pēclidojuma) pārbaude, noteikts ierobežojums vai aizliegums izlidot no Latvijas Republikas lidlauka

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Read the untranslated law here: https://www.vestnesis.lv/ta/id/138028

Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 449 Riga, 30 May 2006 (pr. No 30 75) arrangements are made for foreign aircraft pre-flight inspection (inspections) restriction or prohibition will fly out of the ground made by the Republic of Latvia in accordance with the law "on the air" of article 50 1. determines: 1.1. procedures for third country (a country which is not a Member State of the European Union or the European economic area country) aircraft that is used by the Republic of Latvia, the aerodrome pre-flight is carried out (inspections) (hereinafter examination) to make sure that they meet the 7 December 1944 Convention on international civil aviation and its annexes contained safety requirements (hereinafter referred to as the international flight safety requirements);
1.2. the arrangements for the inspection of the European Union or European economic area Member State aircraft;
1.3. the procedure is suspended or banned any foreign aircraft or specific aircraft operating limitations;
1.4. the way in which the information obtained in accordance with the procedure laid down in these rules, is available on the European Commission, the European Aviation Safety Agency, the European Union and European economic area Member State competent authorities and the public. 2. These provisions shall not apply to the 7 December 1944 Convention on international civil aviation article 3 of the aforementioned State aircraft and for aircraft with a maximum certified take-off weight of less than 5700 kilograms, if the aircraft operator is used for non-commercial purposes. 3. foreign aircraft checks are carried out by the national agency of Civil Aviation Agency "(hereinafter – Civil Aviation Agency). 4. Third-country aircraft, as well as the European Union or European economic area Member State air inspection carried out by the Civil Aviation Agency if it has information that it can endanger public order and security. Paying increased attention if: 4.1 received information that foreign aircraft have not undergone appropriate maintenance or aircraft are visual defects;
4.2. I received a message that foreign aircraft, flew into the airspace of the Republic of Latvia during the maneuvers, giving rise to reasonable suspicion of the aircraft flight safety;
4.3. the relevant foreign State aircraft in the previous inspection discovered deficiencies giving rise to reasonable suspicion of non-compliance of aircraft flight safety international requirements, and the Civil Aviation Agency is not satisfied that the fault has been rectified;
4.4. There is evidence that foreign country of registration of the aircraft to the competent Aviation Authority has not taken proper flight safety oversight;
4.5. This provision of the information referred to in paragraph 5 indicates that the aircraft operator or aircraft operator the previous investigation revealed non-compliance with international flight safety requirements. 5. Civil Aviation Agency uses these terms in annex 1 of the report form to collect information about: 5.1 the foreign aircraft security;
5.2. European Union and European economic area Member States decisions taken with respect to foreign vessels or aircraft operator in accordance with foreign aircraft test revealed non-compliance with international flight safety requirements;
5.3. foreign air operators using or planning to use aerodromes of the Republic of Latvia. 6. These rules 4 and 5 of the information referred to in paragraph 1, the Civil Aviation Agency from: 6.1. database established in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Latvia, which determines the procedure of reporting on incidents in civil aviation. The database collects and stores information about the events that threaten or, if not addressed, could endanger the aircraft, persons on board an aircraft, or any other person;
6.2. the European civil aviation Conference (hereinafter referred to as ECAC) and the joint aviation authorities (further-IF) created and maintained jointly by the foreign aircraft security evaluation central database (hereinafter-the SAFA database);
6.3. the aircraft operator reports;
6.4. the ECAC security information (SOI) data base;
6.5. The European Union or European economic area Member States report the competent aviation authorities;
6.6. individual complaints. 7. Civil Aviation Agency independent of the provisions referred to in paragraph 4, the checks, subject to the principle of non-discrimination and according to the international and European Community law, random can also take their foreign aircraft inspection, that compliance with international flight safety requirements are not in doubt. 8. foreign aircraft inspection shall be carried out, taking into account the provisions laid down in annex 2 criteria. After inspection of the aircraft, the Civil Aviation Agency report. Message information enter the SAFA database. 9. Information on foreign aircraft without compliance with international flight safety requirements in these rules referred to in paragraph 5 shall be included in the report so that it would not be possible to identify the informant. 10. Civil Aviation Agency, through the examination of the aircraft, ensure that foreign aircraft departures from aerodromes of the Republic of Latvia is not delayed, except where the Civil Aviation Agency of foreign aircraft is given this rule 11.3. non-compliance referred to in that category. 11. Civil Aviation Agency that the report referred to in paragraph 8 in the aircraft records inspection reveals the foreign aircraft category of non-compliance. In accordance with international flight safety requirements non-compliance of aircraft is classified as follows: 11.1. the first category of non-compliance-non-compliance with the aircraft is not significant and do not give rise to significant impacts on the safety of the aircraft;
11.2. the second category of non-compliance-non-compliance with the aircraft is not causing a direct threat to the safety of the aircraft;
11.3. the third category of non-compliance-non-compliance with the aircraft poses an immediate threat to the safety of the aircraft. 12. According to foreign aircraft assigned to the category of non-compliance with Civil Aviation Agency carries out the following measures: 12.1. the first category of non-compliance-the examination of the aircraft revealed deficiencies shall inform the captain of the aircraft;
12.2. the second category of non-compliance-the examination of the aircraft revealed no substantial deficiencies shall inform the captain of the aircraft, the aircraft operator, as well as the air operator and the competent authority of the country of registration;
12.3. the third category of non-compliance-the examination of the aircraft revealed deficiencies which are hazardous to aircraft flight safety, inform this rule 12.2. the person referred to by sending the aircraft inspection reports, and requests to prevent 12.3.1.: non-conformity before departure;
12.3.2. in coordination with the country of registration of the aircraft to the competent authorities, determines the operating restrictions (allow aircraft flight at certain weather conditions or in a specific route), under which the aircraft can fly out of the ground by the Republic of Latvia. If the discrepancy affects the validity of the certificate for validity of the flights, the aircraft operator prior to departure receive written authorisation from the competent authorities of the countries over which areas will be conducted in flight. 13. If the Civil Aviation Agency establishes that the operator could not prevent an examination of the aircraft revealed no compliance with international flight safety requirements this provision is referred to in subparagraph 12.3 in order, it shall take a decision to prohibit a foreign aircraft to fly out of the ground by the Republic of Latvia to the prevention of non-compliance. 14. about this rule referred to in paragraph 13 of the decision of the Civil Aviation Agency will immediately notify the air operator and the competent authority of the country of registration and of the Ministry of transport. The decision on the abolition of the prohibition adopted when resolve discrepancies and the aircraft received State permission. 15. If the rules referred to in paragraph 13 of the decision has been taken in respect of third-country aircraft, the Ministry of transport shall immediately inform the European Commission thereof. 16. Civil Aviation Agency after another of the European Union or European economic area Member States request them, as well as requests from information about them: 16.1 the national territory existing aerodromes opened to international air traffic;
16.2. the airports concerned, each calendar year during the inspections of the aircraft and found discrepancies (separately distinguishing between third-country aircraft);

16.3. the airport concerned in each calendar year of the third-country aircraft flight. 17. Civil Aviation Agency, the European Commission, other European Union and European economic area Member States or the competent authorities of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) gives this rule 5 and 8 of the report referred to in paragraph 1 and the information contained in the inspection report. 18. If the report shows that there is a potential threat to flight safety, or aircraft inspection report shows that an aircraft does not comply with international safety requirements and may pose a threat to flight safety, the Civil Aviation Agency relevant reports sent immediately to all European Union and European economic area Member States and the European Commission. 19. the information received this rule 5, 8 and 16 in accordance with the procedure laid down in paragraph, in accordance with the freedom of information act has limited the availability status. 20. Civil Aviation Agency to provide public review for each calendar year in the territory of the Republic of Latvia to existing aerodromes of aircraft inspections carried out. Informative reference to European Union Directive provisions included in the law arising from the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 April 2004, Directive 2004/36/EC on the Community airports the safety of third-country aircraft. Prime Minister a. Halloween traffic Minister k. Peters annex 1 Cabinet 30 May 2006 the Regulation No 449 traffic Minister k. Peters annex 2 Cabinet 30 May 2006 the Regulation No 449 pre-flight inspections or checking 1. Pre-flight inspections or checks over the course of the Civil Aviation Agency to carry out the following steps: 1. check the documentation required by international air service with aircraft (aircraft registration certificate , log book, certificate of validity of aircraft, aircraft flight crew licences, radio licence, list of passengers and freight documents), and its term of validity;
1.2. verification of the flight crew and the crew of the aptitude of 7 December 1944 Convention on international civil aviation (hereinafter referred to as the Convention) and 6 of annex 1;
1.3. checking the aircraft operational documentation (flight data, flight plan, technical log), and the readiness of the aircraft for a flight according to annex 6 of the Convention;
1.4. the verification, or aircraft according to annex 6 to the Convention's requirements are: 1.4.1. air operator certificate;
1.4.2. the noise and emission certificate;
1.4.3. operating manual (with a minimum equipment list) and flight manual performance;
1.4.4. safety equipment;
1.4.5. cabin safety equipment;
1.4.6. the equipment needed to perform the specific flight including radio and radio navigation equipment;
1.4.7. flight data recording equipment;
1.5. test of the aircraft and its equipment (including aircraft carried out repairs) of Annex 8 to the Convention compliance standards.
2. pre-flight inspections or inspections of Civil Aviation Agency official shall prepare a report including this annex, the information referred to in paragraph 1 and the aircraft inspected the element list, together with all the test time, the deficiencies of each element separately. Civil aviation officials of the Agency's pre-flight inspections or testing protocol may also include other information that Officer considers important. Traffic Minister k. Peters