5.1 Issuance of the ACD Delegation of Authority

5.1.1  Once the ACD nominee has met all applicable requirements, the issuing authority shall issue an ACD Delegation of Authority, a sample of which is found in Appendix B.

5.1.2  The ACD Delegation of Authority will indicate the following:

  1. the Type of ACD approval (Type A or B);

  2. the category of ACD approval (CCD, CACD), including where applicable, the name of the Operator for whom the ACD is authorized to conduct competency checks;

  3. the specific authority granted, including

    1. DCC (initial, upgrade, recurrent),

    2. DCC (specific functional areas),

  4. the CARs subpart under which the ACD is authorized to conduct competency checks;

  5. the functional areas if applicable upon which the ACD is authorized to conduct competency checks;

  6. the conditions of issuance;

  7. validity; and

  8. the approval and signature of the issuing authority.

5.1.3  The issuing authority must then ensure that the required ACD information has been entered into NACIS and that the following have been placed in the appropriate file:

  1. a copy of the ACD Application Form, including attachments as applicable;

  2. the ACD course certificate if applicable has been completed;

  3. the ACD Monitor Report Appendix E; and

  4. the ACD Delegation of Authority.
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