(1) This regulation applies if:
(a) an aircraft begins a flight with more than one inoperative item, in accordance with an MEL for the aircraft; and
(b) the number and kinds of inoperative items for the flight, or the relationship between the items:
(i) reduces the level of safety of the operation of the aircraft; or
(ii) increases the flight crew's workload;
to the extent that it is unsafe for the flight to be conducted.
(2) For the purposes of these Regulations, the operation of the aircraft for the flight with the inoperative items is not permitted by the MEL for the aircraft.
Subpart 91.Z -- Foreign aircraft