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CD 1706MS - Extension of ATSO and CAO 101.55 references in the Part 21 MOS
The third tier legislation that relates to Part 21 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 (CASR) is currently distributed across a range of sources, including Australian Technical Standard Orders (ATSO) and Civil Aviation Order (CAO) 101.55. It has been CASA's intention since 20151 to consolidate these standards into the Part 21 Manual of Standards (MOS) in order to provide industry with a single source of third tier legislation.
Due to legal drafting complexities, the transfer of the standards from CAO 101.55 and the ATSOs to the Part 21 MOS could not be completed before the Part 21 MOS was due to come into effect on 1 June 2016. The standards in CAO 101.55 and the ATSOs were instead incorporated by reference, with a self-imposed deadline of 31 May 2017 to complete the full transition.
CASA continues to make progress on the transition, however there is insufficient time to complete the work before 31 May 2017. This proposal would introduce a minor amendment to the Part 21 MOS to extend the deadline—by 6 months—by which the ATSOs and CAO 101.55 must be fully incorporated into the MOS.
11 May 2017
How to respond
Comments on the draft Part 21 Manual of Standards Amendment Instrument 2017 (No. 1) should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by close of business 25 May 2017.
We will make all submissions publicly available on the CASA website unless you request that your submission remain confidential. Information about how we consult and how to make a confidential submission is available on the CASA website.
Summary of consultation
CASA published CD 1706MS - Extension of ATSO and CAO 101.55 references in the Part 21 MOS on the CASA website from 12-26 May 2017.
There were no respondents to this Consultation Draft.
1 The Civil Aviation Legislation Amendment (Airworthiness and Other Matters—2015 Measures No. 1) Regulation 2015 provided CASA with the authority to create the Part 21 MOS.