Part 11 of CASR Regulatory administrative procedures

Rule status


Part 11 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1988 (CASR) sets out rules that apply to how we administer authorisations. These are generally:

  • licences
  • ratings
  • certificates
  • endorsements.

The rules include how we:

  • process applications
  • suspend or cancel authorisations
  • renew time-limited authorisations.

Part 11 also includes rules for the:

  • application, assessment and issue of exemptions
  • issue temporary directions to maintain air safety
  • delegation of our powers
  • consultation requirements for issuing or amending a manual of standards (MOS).

Who it affects

Part 11 of CASR affects: 

  • CASA staff 
  • persons seeking exemptions against the CASRs 
  • persons subject to directions
  • persons applying for a civil aviation authorisation.

Legislative instruments

Legislative instruments apply to a broad range of people. These instruments include Manuals of Standards and exemptions to regulatory requirements that apply to classes of people. For example, when an instrument applies to all flight crew who hold a licence.

Instruments related to this part will display in this space or you can view our list of legislative instruments.

6 legislative instruments available

Cessna 441 Conquest
CASA 316/07
Qantas Airways Limited
CASA 82/09
Parachute Descents - Authorisation and specification
CASA 263/02

Non-legislative instruments

Non-legislative instruments apply to a particular person. Some exemptions to regulatory requirements in aviation regulations or a Manual of Standards are listed here.

Non-legislative instruments related to this part will display in this space or you can view our list of non-legislative instruments.

68 non-legislative instruments available

Guidance material

Advisory material provides advice and guidance to explain particular regulatory requirements of a CASR Part. Guidance material relating to this part will appear in this space or you can view all our guidance material.

4 guidance material available


CAAP ADMIN-01 Indemnity arrangements for delegates, authorised persons and flight examiner rating holders

Civil Aviation Advisory Publication Version: 2.1

Advisory Circular AC 11-02 provides guidance and information to persons requiring an exemption against the CASR, CAR and CAOs under CASR Subpart 11.F. This includes exemptions against MOS if referenced in the CASRs.

Advisory Circular Version: 4.1

Advisory Circular AC 11-03 provides guidance on the use of electronically formatted certifications, records, organisation manuals and electronic systems to satisfy Australian regulatory requirements. It also details our approval of electronic systems.

Advisory Circular Version: 3.0

Advisory Circular AC 11-04 provides guidance and information on the process to apply for an approval under Parts 91, 103, 119, 121, 129, 131, 132, 133, 135, 138 or 149 of CASR and subordinate MOS. Fundamental to the application process is the completion of a safety assessment and submission of a safety case to CASA.

Advisory Circular Version: 1.0
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