(1) The operator of a rotorcraft for a flight that is a passenger transport operation contravenes this subregulation if, when the flight begins, the operator has not prepared a passenger list for the flight that contains the information mentioned in subregulation (2).
(2) The information is the following:
(a) the rotorcraft's registration mark and flight number (if any);
(b) the name of each passenger;
(c) the places of departure and destination for each passenger;
(d) the number of infants carried;
(e) the date, and estimated time of departure, of the flight.
(3) Subregulation (1) does not apply to the operator in relation to information mentioned in that subregulation if, by the time it is required to be recorded, the information is:
(a) recorded in another document kept by the operator; or
(b) readily available to the operator from another source.
(4) A person commits an offence of strict liability if the person contravenes subregulation (1).
Penalty: 50 penalty units.
Note: A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to the matters in subregulation (3): see subsection 13.3(3) of the Criminal Code .