Part 17 of CAR Penal provisions and prosecutions

Rule status


Part 17 of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 (CAR):

  • contains miscellaneous offence provisions, such as an offence to do things without holding certain civil aviation authorisations
  • enables CASA to detain aircraft
  • includes administrative arrangements related to the issue, withdrawal and payment of aviation infringement notices.

Who it affects

Part 17 of CAR affects all aviation personnel.

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.

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.

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Guidance material

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

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