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CIVIL AVIATION SAFETY REGULATIONS 1998 - REG 91.455

Fuel requirements

             (1)  The Part 91 Manual of Standards may prescribe requirements relating to fuel for aircraft, including (but not limited to) the following:

                     (a)  matters that must be considered when determining whether an aircraft has sufficient fuel to complete a flight safely;

                     (b)  the amounts of fuel that must be carried on board an aircraft for a flight;

                     (c)  procedures for monitoring amounts of fuel during a flight;

                     (d)  procedures to be followed if fuel reaches specified amounts during a flight.

             (2)  The pilot in command of an aircraft for a flight contravenes this subregulation if a requirement mentioned in subregulation (1) is not met for the flight.

Note:          This regulation does not apply to the operation of an aircraft if Division 121.D.6, 133.D.6 or 135.D.6 applies to the operation: see regulation 91.035.

             (3)  A person commits an offence of strict liability if the person contravenes subregulation (2).

Penalty:  50 penalty units.



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