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CIVIL AVIATION SAFETY REGULATIONS 1998 - REG 121.640

Qualifications, experience and training

Qualifications, experience and training

             (1)  The operator of an aeroplane for a flight contravenes this subregulation if, when the flight begins, a requirement mentioned in subregulation (2) is not met for the flight.

             (2)  The requirements are that each cabin crew member for the flight must:

                     (a)  have the recent experience required for the flight by regulation 121.705; and

                     (b)  meet the initial training requirements under regulation 121.710 for the operator; and

                     (c)  meet the conversion training requirements under subregulation 121.715(1) for the operator and the aeroplane type; and

                     (d)  for unsupervised line flying for the flight--meet the conversion training requirements under subregulation 121.715(3) for the operator and the aeroplane; and

                     (e)  meet the differences training requirements (if any) under regulation 121.720 for the operator and the aeroplane; and

                      (f)  hold a valid annual training check under regulation 121.725 for the operator and the aeroplane type; and

                     (g)  for unsupervised line flying for the flight--hold a valid line check under regulation 121.730 for the operator and an aeroplane operated by the operator; and

                     (h)  hold a valid 3 yearly training check under regulation 121.735 for the operator and the aeroplane type; and

                      (i)  have the qualifications and experience required by the operator's exposition for the duties assigned to the cabin crew member for the flight.

Training or checking involving safety or emergency equipment

             (3)  The operator of an aeroplane for a flight contravenes this subregulation if training or checking mentioned in subregulation (2), to the extent that it involves safety equipment or emergency equipment, is conducted other than by a person who holds an approval under regulation 121.010.

Exception

             (4)  Subregulation (1) does not apply in relation to a requirement mentioned in subregulation (2) for a cabin crew member if:

                     (a)  the cabin crew member is successfully participating in the operator's training and checking system; and

                     (b)  the operator holds an approval under regulation 121.010 that the system adequately covers the matters to which the requirement relates.

Offence

             (5)  A person commits an offence of strict liability if the person contravenes subregulation (1) or (3).

Penalty:  50 penalty units.

Note:          A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to the matters in subregulation (4): see subsection 13.3(3) of the Criminal Code .



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