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CIVIL AVIATION SAFETY REGULATIONS 1998 - REG 42.375

Major defect reporting--independent maintainer carrying out maintenance on aircraft

                   If:

                     (a)  an independent maintainer is carrying out maintenance on an aircraft, or is supervising the carrying out of maintenance on an aircraft by another individual; and

                     (b)  the independent maintainer becomes aware of a major defect in the aircraft;

the independent maintainer must report the defect to the person responsible for continuing airworthiness for the aircraft.

Penalty:  50 penalty units.

Note 1:       See also regulations 42.110, 42.115 and 42.270 for other requirements relating to defects.

Note 2:       See regulation 42.390 for the requirements for making a report.

Note 3:       A person mentioned in item 1 of table 42.300 is the only independent maintainer who is permitted to supervise the carrying out of maintenance by another individual--see subregulation 42.300(2).



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