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General rules governing holders of ATSO authorisations

             (1)  An article manufacturer to whom an ATSO authorisation for the article has been issued must ensure that:

                     (a)  the article is manufactured in accordance with this Part and the applicable ATSO, ETSO or TSO (including any deviations approved under subregulation 21.609(3)); and

                     (b)  all tests and inspections required under these Regulations, or the applicable ATSO, ETSO or TSO, are conducted, and a quality system is established and maintained that:

                              (i)  is adequate to ensure that the article meets the requirements of paragraph (a) and is in a condition for safe operation; and

                             (ii)  meets the requirements prescribed by the Part 21 Manual of Standards; and

                     (c)  the article is permanently and legibly marked with the following information:

                              (i)  the name and address of the manufacturer;

                             (ii)  the name, type, part number, or model designation of the article;

                            (iii)  the serial number or the date of manufacture of the article or both;

                            (iv)  unless subparagraph (v) applies, the applicable ATSO, ETSO or TSO number with the prefix 'ATSO';

                             (v)  if the article was manufactured in accordance with an FAA letter of TSO design approval, the applicable TSO number with the prefix 'TSO'.

Penalty:  50 penalty units.

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

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

Source         FARs section 21.607 modified.

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