Civil Aviation Amendment Act 2002

10 New section 26A inserted
  • The principal Act is amended by inserting, after section 26, the following section:

    26A Obligation to identify pilot in command
    • (1) If a pilot in command of an aircraft is alleged to have committed an offence under this Act or the rules, the Director or a member of the police may—

      • (a) inform the operator of the aircraft or the holder of the certificate of registration for the aircraft of the alleged offence; and

      • (b) require that person to give all information in that person's possession or reasonably obtainable by that person that may lead to the identification of the pilot.

      (2) A request under subsection (1) may be made orally or in writing, and the operator or holder of the certificate of registration (as the case may be) must comply with the request within 10 working days.

      (3) Subsection (1) does not apply if the operator or holder of the certificate of registration has been arrested or detained in relation to the suspected offence.