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CIVIL AVIATION SAFETY REGULATIONS 1998 - REG 201.002

Identity cards

CASA must issue identity cards

             (1)  CASA must issue an authorised person with an identity card if the person:

                     (a)  is an officer; and

                     (b)  performs functions or duties or exercise powers under any one or more of the following provisions:

                              (i)  subregulation 30(4) of CAR;

                             (ii)  subregulation 33(2) of CAR;

                            (iii)  regulation 43A of CAR;

                            (iv)  regulation 50D of CAR;

                             (v)  regulation 53 of CAR;

                            (vi)  regulation 290 of CAR;

                           (vii)  regulation 302 of CAR;

                          (viii)  regulation 305 of CAR;

                            (ix)  a provision of CASR under which the person may enter premises or exercise inspection powers.

             (2)  The identity card is valid for the period that the person has been appointed as an authorised person for.

             (3)  The identity card must:

                     (a)  contain a photograph of the person that is no more than 5 years old; and

                     (b)  specify which of the following the person is appointed as an authorised person for:

                              (i)  CASR;

                             (ii)  a particular provision of CASR;

                            (iii)  CAR;

                            (iv)  a particular provision of CAR; and

                     (c)  specify any conditions of the appointment.

Returning identity cards

             (4)  A person contravenes this subregulation if:

                     (a)  the person has been issued with an identity card; and

                     (b)  the person ceases to be an authorised person for any or all of the provisions specified in the card; and

                     (c)  the person does not return the card to CASA within 7 days of the person ceasing to be an authorised person.

             (5)  A person commits an offence of strict liability if the person contravenes subregulation (4).

Penalty:  10 penalty units.

Display and production of identity cards

             (6)  If an authorised person is performing functions or exercising powers in accordance with CASR or CAR, the person must:

                     (a)  wear their identity card so that it can be readily seen; and

                     (b)  upon request, show their identity card.



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