(1) The operator and the pilot in command of an aircraft for a flight each contravene this subregulation if a requirement mentioned in subregulation (2) is not met for the flight.
(2) The requirements are the following:
(a) cargo must not be carried in a place where the cargo may damage, obstruct or cause the failure of:
(i) a control, electrical wiring or a pipeline of the aircraft; or
(ii) any other equipment that is essential to the safe operation of the aircraft;
(b) cargo must not be carried in a place where the weight of the cargo exceeds the load limitations for the floor structure or any other load bearing components of that place, as set out:
(i) in the aircraft flight manual instructions for the aircraft; or
(ii) on a placard on the aircraft;
(c) cargo (other than passenger service equipment or galley equipment in an aisle on a temporary basis while in use) must not obstruct an aisle;
(i) cargo must not obstruct, or restrict access to, an emergency exit; or
(ii) the operator or the pilot in command must hold an approval from CASA under regulation 91.045 for cargo to be carried in a manner that obstructs, or restricts access to, the emergency exit.
(3) A person commits an offence of strict liability if the person contravenes subregulation (1).
Penalty: 50 penalty units.