Civil Aviation Amendment Act 2002

16 Director of Civil Aviation
  • (1) Section 72I(3) of the principal Act is amended by omitting from paragraph (b) the word audits, and substituting the word monitoring.

    (2) Section 72I(3A) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the words the Gazette, and substituting the word writing.

    (3) Section 72I of the principal Act is amended by repealing subsection (3B), and substituting the following subsections:

    • (3B) Notice of an airworthiness directive issued under subsection (3A) must be given in the Gazette.

    • (3C) An airworthiness directive issued under subsection (3A) comes into force on the date specified in the directive, which may be a date earlier than the date of notification of the issuing of the directive in the Gazette under subsection (3B), if—

      • (a) the Director considers that urgent action is required; and

      • (b) the Director notifies the affected parties before the directive comes into force; and

      • (c) notification of the issuing of the directive is given in the Gazette not later than 28 days after the directive comes into force.