(1) A person who fuels an aircraft contravenes this subregulation if a requirement mentioned in subregulation (2) is not met.
(2) The requirements are the following:
(a) at all times during the fuelling, at least the number of fire extinguishers mentioned in subregulation (2A):
(i) must be on the fuelling equipment or positioned at a distance of not less than 6 m and not more than 15 m from the fuelling point; and
(ii) must be readily available for use by the person;
(b) each fire extinguisher:
(i) must be of a type and capacity suitable for extinguishing fuel and electrical fires; and
(ii) for a fuelling operation in Australian territory--must comply with Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 1841, as in force from time to time.
(2A) For the purposes of paragraph (2)(a) the number of fire extinguishers is:
(a) for an aircraft other than a Part 131 aircraft--2; and
(b) for a Part 131 aircraft--one.
(3) A person commits an offence of strict liability if the person contravenes subregulation (1).
Penalty: 50 penalty units.