Part 2A Medical certification

Part 2A: inserted, on 1 April 2002, by section 5 of the Civil Aviation (Medical Certification) Amendment Act 2001 (2001 No 87).

27A Interpretation

(1)

In this Part, unless the context otherwise requires,—

accredited medical conclusion means the conclusion reached by 1 or more medical experts acceptable to the Director for the purposes of the case concerned, in consultation with flight operations or any other experts that may be necessary

applicant means a person who has applied for a medical certificate; and includes a licence holder who has reapplied for a medical certificate

licence holder means a person who—

(a)

holds an aviation document or is a pilot; and

(b)

holds, or is required under the rules to hold, a medical certificate

medical certificate means a medical certificate—

(a)

issued by the Director under this Part to an applicant or licence holder; or

(b)

recognised by the Director under the rules

operator includes an air traffic service provider.

(2)

A medical certificate is not an aviation document.

(3)

In this Part, the phrase privileges to which a medical certificate relates, and its variations, means those privileges under this Act that may be exercised by a person who—

(a)

holds a current aviation document; or

(b)

is permitted under the rules to operate an aircraft solo as a pilot.

Section 27A: inserted, on 1 April 2002, by section 5 of the Civil Aviation (Medical Certification) Amendment Act 2001 (2001 No 87).

Section 27A(1) medical certificate: substituted, on 1 June 2004, by section 15 of the Civil Aviation Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 8).