Civil Aviation (Medical Certification) Amendment Act 2001

Part 2
Amendments to principal Act

4 Interpretation
  • Section 2 of the principal Act is amended by inserting, in their appropriate alphabetical order, the following definitions:

    aviation examiner means a health professional; and includes any registered medical practitioner to whom the Director has issued an aviation document under section 27F(2) or section 27Q(2)(c) to conduct specified examinations under Part 2A

    convener means a registered medical practitioner appointed as convener by the Minister under section 27J or the deputy convener acting as convener

    deputy convener means a registered medical practitioner appointed as deputy convener by the Minister under section 27J

    medical examiner means a registered medical practitioner to whom the Director has issued an aviation document under section 27F(1) or section 27Q(2)(b) to conduct examinations under section 27D

    registered medical practitioner means—

    • (a) a person in New Zealand who is registered as a medical practitioner under the Medical Practitioners Act 1995; or

    • (b) a person in a jurisdiction other than New Zealand who is entitled, licensed, or registered to practise medicine in that jurisdiction

    specified examination means—

    • (a) an examination of visual and colour perception; or

    • (b) an examination of hearing; or

    • (c) a psychological examination; or

    • (d) any other class of examination prescribed in the rules