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CIVIL AVIATION SAFETY REGULATIONS 1998 - REG 91.590

Restraint and stowage of carry-on baggage

             (1)  The pilot in command of an aircraft for a flight contravenes this subregulation if:

                     (a)  either:

                              (i)  the aircraft is taking off or landing; or

                             (ii)  the pilot in command has directed that carry-on baggage be securely stowed; and

                     (b)  an item of carry-on baggage is not:

                              (i)  securely stowed in a place designed and approved under Part 21 (or in the case of a foreign aircraft, under the law of the aircraft's State of registry or the State of the operator ) for that purpose; or

                             (ii)  otherwise safely restrained.

Note:          This regulation does not apply to the operation of an aircraft if regulation 121.265 applies to the operation: see regulation 91.035.

             (2)  A person commits an offence if the person contravenes subregulation (1).

Penalty:  50 penalty units.



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