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Commercial operators--reporting of dangerous goods incidents

             (1)  Subregulation (2) sets out, for the purposes of subsections 23(1), (2) and (2A) of the Act, a condition of the carriage of dangerous goods on an aircraft.

Note:          Under subsections 23(1), (2) and (2A) of the Act, dangerous goods must not be carried on an aircraft except in accordance with these Regulations.

             (2)  Subject to subregulation (3), the carriage of dangerous goods by an aircraft operated by a commercial operator is subject to the condition that, if a dangerous goods incident occurs, the operator must report the incident to CASA in writing within 2 working days after the incident occurs.

Note:          An accident or serious incident involving dangerous goods carried on an aircraft must also be reported to the Australian Transport Safety Bureau under section 19BA of the Air Navigation Act 1920 .

             (3)  Subregulation (2) does not require an operator to report a dangerous goods incident involving dangerous goods that have not been accepted by the operator for carriage by air.

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