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Instructions for continued airworthiness and manufacturer's maintenance manuals having airworthiness limitations sections

  (1)   The holder of a type certificate for an aircraft for which an aircraft Maintenance Manual containing an "Airworthiness Limitations" section has been approved as part of the type design and who obtains approval of changes to any replacement time, inspection interval, or related procedure in that section of the manual must make particulars of the changes available upon request to any operator of the same type of aircraft.

Penalty:   5 penalty units.

  (2)   The holder of a design approval, including either the type certificate or supplemental type certificate for an aircraft, aircraft engine, or propeller must furnish at least one set of complete Instructions for Continued Airworthiness, prepared in accordance with the applicable airworthiness standards mentioned in Parts   22, 23, 25, 27, 26, 29, 31, 32, 33 and 35, and the airworthiness standards prescribed by the Part   21 Manual of Standards, or as specified in the applicable airworthiness criteria for special classes of aircraft mentioned in subregulation   21.017(2), as applicable, to the owner of each type of aircraft, aircraft engine, or propeller upon its delivery, or upon issue of the first standard certificate of airworthiness for the affected aircraft, whichever occurs later, and thereafter, on request by a person required by these Regulations to comply with any of the terms of the instructions, give them to the person. In addition, changes to the Instructions for Continued Airworthiness shall be made available to any person who requests the changes and who is required by these Regulations to comply with any of those instructions.

Penalty:   5 penalty units.

  (3)   An offence against subregulation   (1) or (2) is an offence of strict liability.

Note:   For strict liability , see section   6.1 of the Criminal Code .

Source   FARs section   21.50 modified.

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