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CIVIL AVIATION SAFETY REGULATIONS 1998 - REG 91.700

Aviation distress signals

             (1)  A person on an aircraft for a flight contravenes this subregulation if:

                     (a)  the person has made an aviation distress signal; and

                     (b)  the reason for making the signal no longer exists; and

                     (c)  the state of the aircraft's radio and the location of the aircraft are such that the signal is able to be cancelled; and

                     (d)  the person does not cancel the signal as soon as circumstances permit.

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

Penalty:  25 penalty units.



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