(1) This regulation applies to a transport category aeroplane that:
(a) is an aeroplane to which this Subpart applies; and
(b) was originally certificated on or after 1 January 1958.
(2) The registered operator of the aeroplane commits an offence if:
(a) the registered operator:
(i) operates the aeroplane; or
(ii) permits a person to operate the aeroplane; and
(b) a requirement in subregulation (3) is not met while the aeroplane is operating.
Penalty: 50 penalty units.
(3) If the aeroplane has a Class C cargo or baggage compartment, or a Class D cargo or baggage compartment, larger than 5.66 m³, the ceiling and wall liner panels of the compartment must be:
(a) constructed of glass fibre reinforced resin; or
(b) constructed of 1 or more materials that meet:
(i) the flame penetration test requirements of FARs Part 25, Appendix F, Part III, as in force on 16 June 1986; or
(ii) another approved test; or
(c) an aluminium liner installation approved before 20 March 1989.
Source FARs section 121.314 modified.
(4) An offence against subregulation (2) is an offence of strict liability.