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Project MS 04/01 - Post Implementation Review (PIR) of CASR Part 45 - Display of nationality and registration marks and aircraft registration identification plates
Project closed 2 December 2016.
As a result of inadequacies and inconsistencies of Part 45 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 (CASR), introduced in 2000, the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) undertook a post-implementation review (PIR) to examine how the requirements could be revised to be more suitable to industry and modern aircraft operations. A working group of industry and CASA representatives was established to undertake this PIR and review proposed amendments.
The working group’s recommendations were incorporated in Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) 0712MS, which was published for consultation in December 2010. Comments closed for this NPRM on 26 February 2011. Following a review of the responses to the NPRM, CASA instructed the proposed amendments to Part 45 of CASR.
On 7 July 2015, CASA published Consultation Draft (CD) 0712MS to present a draft of the regulation and its associated Part 45 Manual of Standards (MOS) for public review. CASA considered all the comments and recommendations from the consultation process. The majority of the recommendations led to minor adjustments to some provisions in the Part 45 Manual of Standards Instrument 2016.
The Civil Aviation Legislation Amendment (Airworthiness and Other Matters-2015 Measures No.1) Regulation 2015, which updated Part 45 of CASR, was made on 15 December 2015. The Part 45 Manual of Standards (MOS) was made on 23 May 2016. Both instruments commenced on 4 July 2016.
On 25 August 2016, CASA published Notice of Final Rule Making (NFRM) 0712MS - Display of nationality marks, registration marks and aircraft registration identification plates.
CASR Part 45 - 'Display of Nationality and Registration Marks and Aircraft Registration Identification Plates' became effective on 1 October 2000 and replaced Division 7 of Part 3 of CAR. Since that time there have been some industry difficulties in complying with the CASR Part 45 requirements. In response CASA undertook a Post Implementation Review (PIR) of CASR Part 45 to examine whether the requirements needed to be revised.
The primary objective of the PIR is to identify the existing limitations of the regulation and to address how they may be rectified to:
- Reduce the overall number of regulations
- Refine and combine existing requirements to reduce the number of regulations
- Provide flexibility for the display of aircraft markings
- Align with the standards and practices of other NAAs, where applicable to Australian operations
- Consider technical restrictions applying to the marking of composite materials
- Provide a process for obtaining direction from CASA for the marking of an aircraft where the regulations cannot be complied with for technical or other reasons
- Remove the requirements for certain markings that are no longer relevant to modern air traffic operations.
The proposed changes are expected to provide a number of benefits to industry which will allow aircraft operators more flexibility in marking their aircraft, provide a process to address situations where circumstances restrict the ability to comply with the marking requirements, and to reduce costs.
A working group consisting of CASA staff and industry participants will address these objectives, in concert with the Post-Implementation Review of CASR Part 47.
CASR Part 45
Project announced on 11 December 2007.
Standards Consultative Committee (SCC)
|Consultation updates in 2016|
|MS 04/01 - Post Implementation Review (PIR) of CASR Part 45 - Display of nationality and registration marks and aircraft registration identification plates||Project closed.||2 Dec 2016|
|NFRM 0712MS - Display of nationality marks, registration marks and aircraft registration identification plates||This NFRM has been published.||25 August 2016|
|Consultation updates in 2015|
|CD 0712MS - Display of nationality marks, registration marks and aircraft registration identification plates||All comments should be submitted via the Project Leader, Jurgen Schob by close of business 3 August 2015.||6 Jul 2015|
|Consultation updates in 2013|
|Post Implementation Review (PIR) of CASR Part 45 - Display of nationality and registration marks and aircraft registration identification plates||17 Dec 2013|
|Consultation updates in 2010|
|NPRM 0712MS - Display of nationality and registration marks and aircraft registration identification plates - proposed amendments to Part 45 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations (CASR) 1998||24 Dec 2010|
|Consultation updates in 2004|
|Project MS 04/01 - Post Implementation Review (PIR) of CASR Part 45 - Display of nationality and registration marks and aircraft registration identification plates||Project approved.||28 Jan 2004|