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CIVIL AVIATION SAFETY REGULATIONS 1998 - REG 42.195

Information about compliance with airworthiness directives

Required information

             (1)  For this regulation, the following information is the required information for an airworthiness directive that applies to an aircraft, or to an aeronautical product fitted to the aircraft:

                     (a)  information identifying the airworthiness directive;

                     (b)  if action is required to meet the requirements mentioned in paragraph 39.002(1)(b), (c) or (d) for the airworthiness directive--when the action is due, or next due, to be carried out;

                     (c)  if the requirements mentioned in paragraph 39.002(1)(b), (c) or (d) have been met for the airworthiness directive in relation to the aircraft or aeronautical product:

                              (i)  when the requirements were last met; and

                             (ii)  if the requirements of a means of compliance with the airworthiness directive mentioned in paragraph 39.002(1)(c) or (d) have been met--information identifying that means of compliance; and

                            (iii)  if the airworthiness directive applies to an aeronautical product--the part and serial number (if any) for the product.

Required information to be recorded before first flight--applicable airworthiness directives

             (2)  The person responsible for continuing airworthiness for an aircraft must ensure that the information mentioned in subregulation (3) is recorded before the aircraft is operated for its first flight on or after the responsibility start date for the person and the aircraft.

             (3)  The information is the required information for each airworthiness directive that, immediately before the responsibility start date, applied to the aircraft or an aeronautical product fitted to the aircraft.

Required information to be recorded--airworthiness directives that become applicable

             (4)  If, on or after the responsibility start date, an airworthiness directive becomes applicable to the aircraft, or to an aeronautical product fitted to the aircraft, the person must ensure that the required information for the airworthiness directive is recorded before the earlier of the following:

                     (a)  when action is due to be carried out to meet the requirements mentioned in paragraph 39.002(1)(b), (c) or (d) for the airworthiness directive;

                     (b)  the end of 30 days after the airworthiness directive becomes applicable to the aircraft or the aeronautical product.

Updating record of required information

             (5)  If, on or after the responsibility start date, action is carried out to meet the requirements mentioned in paragraph 39.002(1)(b), (c) or (d) for an airworthiness directive that applies to the aircraft, or to an aeronautical product fitted to the aircraft, the person must comply with subregulation (6).

             (6)  The person must ensure that the record of the required information for the airworthiness directive is updated before the earlier of the following:

                     (a)  when action is next due to be carried out to meet the requirements mentioned in paragraph 39.002(1)(b), (c) or (d) for the airworthiness directive (if applicable);

                     (b)  the end of 30 days after the day the action is carried out.

Note 1:       Under subregulation 42.175(1), failure to comply with this regulation is an offence.

Note 2:       Under subregulations 42.175(2) and (3), information recorded or updated under this regulation must be recorded and updated in writing in the continuing airworthiness records system for the aircraft.



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