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Key proposals - development of Part 99
The objective of Part 99 is to create legislation to enable CASA to require certain aviation industry participants to have in place a drug and alcohol management plan in the interests of the safety of air navigation. The proposed regulations will also allow for the random testing of personnel undertaking safety-sensitive aviation activities for alcohol and specified drugs.
- Introduction by regulation of a Drug and Alcohol Testing Programme for personnel undertaking safety-sensitive aviation activities in the Australian aviation industry, with DAMPS to be managed by industry, and audited by CASA, and an independent random testing regime managed by CASA.
- The regulations should give effect to the proposal as described in section 2.4 of the NPRM - safety sensitive aviation activities.
- The regulations should give effect to the proposal as described in section 2.5 of the NPRM - testable drugs.