Rs 748.126.1 Order Of 7 November 2001 Concerning The Search And Rescue Of Civil Aviation (Orsa) Service

Original Language Title: RS 748.126.1 Ordonnance du 7 novembre 2001 concernant le service de recherches et de sauvetage de l’aviation civile (ORSA)

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748.126.1 order with respect to the search and rescue service of civil aviation (ORSA) November 7, 2001 (status on December 18, 2001) the federal Council Swiss, view the art. 3, 4 and 7 of the Federal law of 21 December 1948 on aviation, stop: art. 1 jurisdiction the research and Swiss civil aircraft and aircraft rescue civilians and foreign military operations by the search and rescue service of civil aviation (search and rescue service).
Air Forces may require the collaboration of the search and rescue service in the case of Swiss military aircraft rescue and research operations.

Art. 2 Organization the federal Office of civil aviation (office) regulates the search and rescue service.
He may assign the service search and rescue to qualified organizations.

Art. 3 collaboration with other services for the execution of the operations of search and rescue, collaboration with other services of the federal administration and, in agreement with the cantons and communes, the police and other cantonal and municipal bodies may be required.

Art. 4 collaboration with foreign collaboration of the search and rescue with similar foreign service is governed by international agreements.

Art. 5 crossing of the border interested federal services facilitate, to the extent possible, the admission and temporary stay on Swiss territory of foreign personnel working together, an agreement with the air force, in search and rescue operations.
They facilitate the entry into Switzerland of goods and foreign equipment used for search and rescue operations.

Art. 6 air traffic the Agency regulates air traffic in areas of supply operations research and aircraft rescue or relief operations by means of aircraft disaster.
He may prohibit or restrict the overview of these areas by aircraft that are not essential to the conduct of operations.

Art. 7 costs the costs of the search and rescue operations are paid by the office, which is reimbursed by the aircraft operator or the third party who caused them.
By express decision of the federal Council or when it comes to research and aircraft rescue foreigners registered in a State taking its load costs research and rescue of Swiss aircraft above its own territory, costs are borne by the Confederation.

Art. 8 repeal of the law in force the Decree of the federal Council on March 11, 1955, concerning the search and rescue of civil aviation service is repealed.

[RO 1955 319, 1994 3028 ch. II 3]

Art. 9 entry into force this order comes into force on January 1, 2002.

RO 2001 3092 SR 748.0 State 11. July 2006

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