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CIVIL AVIATION SAFETY REGULATIONS 1998 - REG 131.195

Content of exposition

             (1)  An exposition for a balloon transport operator must include the following:

                     (a)  the operator's name (including any operating or trading name), contact details and ABN (if any);

                     (b)  the address of:

                              (i)  the operator's operational headquarters; and

                             (ii)  each of the operator's main operating bases; and

                            (iii)  each of the operator's operational facilities;

                     (c)  a description and diagram of the operator's organisational structure showing formal reporting lines, including the formal reporting lines for each of the key personnel;

                     (d)  if the operator is a corporation--a description of the operator's corporate structure;

                     (e)  for each of the key personnel, the following information:

                              (i)  the qualifications and experience (if any) required by the operator for the position in addition to the qualifications and experience required under Division 131.B.4 for the position;

                             (ii)  each matter (if any) for which the holder of the position is responsible in addition to the responsibilities mentioned in Division 131.B.4 for the position;

                            (iii)  the name of the person appointed to the position;

                            (iv)  the name of each person authorised to carry out the responsibilities of the position when the position holder is absent from the position or cannot carry out the responsibilities;

                             (v)  a description of how the operator will manage the responsibilities of the position during a circumstance mentioned in subparagraph (iv);

                      (f)  each matter (if any) for which the chief executive officer is responsible and accountable in addition to the matters mentioned in regulation 131.140;

                     (g)  an outline of the balloon transport operations conducted by the operator under the operator's balloon transport AOC including the areas of operation;

                     (h)  details of each plan, process, procedure, program and system implemented by the operator to safely conduct and manage the operator's balloon transport operations in compliance with the civil aviation legislation;

                      (i)  for each Part 131 aircraft registered in Australia--its class and model and registration mark;

                      (j)  for each Part 131 aircraft that is a foreign registered aircraft--its class and model, nationality and registration mark;

                     (k)  a description of the arrangements for managing the continuing airworthiness of the operator's Part 131 aircraft;

                      (l)  a description of any leasing or other arrangements for the supply of Part 131 aircraft as the arrangements relate to the operational control or continuing airworthiness of the aircraft, or to any other safety matter;

                    (m)  a description of the operator's process for making changes, including:

                              (i)  identifying changes that are significant changes; and

                             (ii)  identifying changes that are not significant changes; and

                            (iii)  telling CASA and the operator's personnel of the changes;

                     (n)  a description of anything else required to be approved by CASA under these Regulations in relation to the operations mentioned in paragraph (g);

                     (o)  any other matter required to be included in the exposition under these Regulations.

Note:          The plans, processes, procedures, programs and systems mentioned in paragraph (h) may be set out in one or more operator manuals.

             (2)  A balloon transport operator contravenes this subregulation if the operator's exposition does not comply with subregulation (1).

             (3)  A person commits an offence of strict liability if the person contravenes subregulation (2).

Penalty:  50 penalty units.



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