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Recent amendments to the Regulations published in the Canada Gazette, Part II

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Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I and VII – Minimum Take-off Performance): SOR/2019-135

Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 153, Number 11 - May 29, 2019

Sections amended effective June 28, 2019: 103 Schedule II; 704.43 (New); 704.44; 704.45; 704.46; 704.47; 704.49; 704.51 (New);

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I and VI – Flight Data Recorder and Cockpit Voice Recorder): SOR/2019-130

Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 153, Number 11 - May 29, 2019

Sections amended effective May 29, 2019: 101.01(1); 103 Schedule II; 605.33; 605.33.1 (New); 605.34; 605.34.1 (New); 605.34.2 (New); 605.35(2) and (3); 605.36(2)

Sections amended effective May 29, 2023: 103 Schedule II; 605.34(1); 605.34(4)(c); 605.34.2 (New)

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Miscellaneous Program): SOR/2019-122

Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 153, Number 10 - May 15, 2019

Sections amended effective May 15, 2019: 302.505(1)(a) and (d) and (5); 305.01; 571.03(a); 571.07(2)(c); 571.08(1); 571.10(1); 571.11(4); 571 Schedule I; 602.63(7)(a) (French); 604.49; 604.51(c)(xv); 604.53(c)(ii)(A) (French); heading before 604.54 (French); 604.57(f) (French); 604.58(f) (French); 604.59(f) (French); 604.60(g) (French); 604.83(1)(h) (French) and (k) (French); 604.85(1)(f)(ii); 604.86(1)(a)(iv)(C); 604.106(2) (French) and (3) (French); 604.127(h) and (j) (French); 604.141(2)(e) (French); 605.92(1)(c); 805.03(3)(d); 805.05(1)(a) and (d); 805.05(5);

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Various Subjects): SOR/2019-119

Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 153, Number 10 - May 15, 2019

Sections amended effective June 14, 2019: 101.01(1); 103 Division I; 104.04(1)(a); 107.03(b) (French); 202.03(4);302.07(1)(g) (French); 302.202(2);302.202(3)(a) (English); 302.202(4)(b); 302.207(1) (French); 302.505(2)(c) (English); 305.33(7); 305.37(1)(d) (English); 307.01; 400.01(1); 401.05(3); 401.05(4) to (6); 401.06(3); 401.12(3) and (4); 401.15(a)(ii); 401.20(b)(i)(A); 401.21(d)(i)(A); 401.22(c)(i)(A); 401.23(b)(i)(A); 401.24(c)(i)(A); 401.25(b)(i)(A); 401.26(c)(i)(A); 401.27(b)(i)(A); 401.30(1)(d); 401.31(1)(c); 401.48; 401.49; 405.01(1) and (2); 406.41; 521.31(2)(a) (French); 521.158(2) (French), (5) (French), (6) (French) and (8)(b) (French); 521.159(1)(b) (French); 521.160(2)(b) (French); 521.203 (French); 521.355(2)(b) (French); 521.357(1)(a)(v); 521.365(c); 561.04(1)(c) (French); 561.04(2) (French) and (3) (French); 602.27; table to 602.34; 602.96(3)(d); 602.104(1) (French); table to 602.106; 602.116(d); 602.134; 602.135; 603.65(f); 604.149(3)(b) (English); 703.08(g); 703.87; heading before 704.33; 704.33(1)(a); 704.107; 705.203(a) to (d); 801.11; 801.12; 804.01(4); 806.01

Sections amended effective January 1, 2020: 501.03

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I and III - Airport Winter Maintenance): SOR/2019-118

Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 153, Number 10 - May 15, 2019

Sections amended effective May 15, 2020: 101.01(1); 103 Schedule II; 302 Division IV

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I, VI and VII - Seaplane Operations): SOR/2019-49

Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 153, Number 5 - March 6, 2019

Sections amended effective September 6, 2020: 101.01(1); 103 Schedule II; 602.59(2)(b), 703.83

Sections amended effective March 6, 2022: 703.98(2); 704.115(2)

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems): SOR/2019-11

Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 153, Number 1 - January 9, 2019

Sections amended effective January 9, 2019: 101.01(1); 102.01; 103 Schedule II; 104 Schedule II; Schedule IV; 200.02(1); 400.01.1; 501.01(1); 507.01; 509.01; 571.01; 605.01(1)(a) and (b); 606.02(1); 606.03(1); Part IX (New)

Sections amended effective June 1, 2019: 101.01(1); 102.01(c); 103 Schedule II; 602.01; 602.41; 602.45; 603.65(d); 700.01.1 (New); 900.01.1

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I, VI and VII — Flight Crew Member Hours of Work and Rest Periods): SOR/2018-269

Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 152, Number 25 - December 12, 2018

Sections amended effective December 12, 2018: 101.01(1); 103 Schedule II; 602.02; 602.03(a); 602.03(b) and (c) (French); 602.47; 604 Division VI heading; 604.01(1); 604.98(2); 604.99; 604.100; 604.101; 604.102; 604.103; 604.105; 604.197(1)(l); 700 Division III heading; 700.13; 702 Division X; 702.98(1) and (2)

Sections amended effective December 12, 2020: 103 Schedule II; 700.01; Division III of Part VII

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I and X — Greenhouse Gas Emissions from International Aviation — CORSIA): SOR/2018-240

Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 152, Number 24 - November 28, 2018

Sections amended effective January 1, 2019: 103 Schedule II; Part X (New)

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Part I - Definition of Canadian): SOR/2018-143-1

Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 152, Number 14 - July 11, 2018

Sections amended effective June 27, 2018: 101(1)

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Designated Provisions - Projection of Directed Bright Light Source at an Aircraft): SOR/2018-134

Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 152, Number 14 - July 11, 2018

Sections amended effective June 22, 2018: 103 Schedule II

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Aerodrome Work Consultations): SOR/2016-261

Canada Gazette, Part II, Vol. 150, No. 21 - October 19, 2016

Sections amended effective January 1, 2017: 103 Schedule II; 302.02; 307

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I, VI and VII): SOR/2012-136

Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 146, Number 14 — July 4, 2012

Sections amended effective July 4, 2012: 101.01; 103 Schedule II; 602.31(3); 605.37; 605.42; 703.71; 704.71; 705.84

Recent amendments to the Standards

2019-4 summary of amendments

Standard 322 - Airports

Sections amended: New Division IV (effective 2020/05/20)

Standard 421 – Flight Crew Permits, Licences and Ratings

Sections amended: 421.48; 421.49

Airworthiness Manual Chapter 501 – Annual Airworthiness Information Report

Sections amended: 501.01(1); 501.01(2)(b) and (c); 501.01(3)(a) and (b); 501.02; 501.03; Appendix A (amendments effective 2020/05/20)

2019-3 summary of amendments

Airworthiness Manual Chapter 551 - Aircraft Equipment and Installation

Sections amended: 551.100; 551.101

Standard 625 - Aircraft Equipment and Maintenance

Sections amended: 625.33; 625.34 (new); item 15 of Appendix C;

2019-2 summary of amendments

Airworthiness Manual Chapter 516 - Aircraft Emissions

Sections amended: 516.3(a); 516.101(a); 516.103(a); 516.107; 516.109

Standard 723 - Air Taxi - Helicopters

Sections amended: 723.08(1)(a)

Standard 724 - Commuter Operations - Helicopters

Sections amended: 724.08(1)

2019-1 summary of amendments

Standard 720 - General

Sections amended: 720.01

Standard 722 - Arial Work

Sections amended: 722.76(24) (new)

Standard 723 - Air Taxi - Aeroplanes

Sections amended: 723.98(33) (new)

Standard 723 - Air Taxi - Helicopters

Sections amended: 723.98(25) (new)

Standard 724 - Commuter Operations - Aeroplanes

Sections amended: 724.115(38) (new)

Standard 724 - Commuter Operations - Helicopters

Sections amended: 724.115(28) (new)

Standard 725 - Airline Operations - Aeroplanes

Sections amended: 725.124(39)

Standard 921 - Small Remotely Piloted Aircraft in Visual Line-Of-Sight (VLOS)

Sections amended: new standard

Standard 922 - RPAS Safety Assurance

Sections amended: new standard

2018-1 summary of amendments

Standard 421 - Flight Crew Permits, Licences and Ratings

Sections amended: Appendix A

Standard 722 - Aerial Work

Sections amended: Division X (new- 722.92; 722.93; 722.94; 722.96)

2017-3 summary of amendments

Airworthiness Manual Chapter 516 - Aircraft Emissions

Sections amended: 516.3(a); 516.5(c), (i) and (j); 516.7(b)(4); 516.103

Airworthiness Manual Chapter 537 - Standards Appliances and Parts

Sections amended: 537.103(a)(2); 537.103, Appendix A

Standard 720 - General

Sections amended: 720.01

Standard 722 - Arial Work

Sections amended: 722.76(24)

Standard 723 - Air Taxi - Aeroplanes

Sections amended: 723.98(33)

Standard 723 - Air Taxi - Helicopters

Sections amended: 723.98(25)

Standard 724 - Commuter Operations - Aeroplanes

Sections amended: 724.115(38)

Standard 724 - Commuter Operations - Helicopters

Sections amended: 724.115(28)

Standard 725 - Airline Operations - Aeroplanes

Sections amended: 725.124(39)

2017-2 summary of amendments

Standard 421 - Flight Crew Permits, Licences and Ratings

Sections amended: Appendix A

Airworthiness Manual Chapter 525 - Transport Category Aeroplane

Sections amended: 525.331(c); 525.341(a)(5), (a)(6), (b); 525.343(b)(1)(ii); 525.345(c)(2); 525.361; 525.362 new; 525.371; 525.373(a); 525.391; 525.395(b); 525.415; 525.851(a)(3), (b)(2); 525.855(b), (c), (h); 525.857(b)(1), (f); 525.975(a)(7); 525.1517; Appendix F, Part I, (a)(1)(ii), (a)(2)(iii); Appendix G

Standard 720 - General

Sections amended: Division II - title

Standard 724 - Commuter Operations - Helicopters

Sections amended: 724.08(2)(f)

Standard 725 - Airline Operations - Aeroplanes

Sections amended: 725.203 - section title added

2017-1 summary of amendments

Airworthiness Manual Chapter 522 - Gliders and Powered Gliders

Sections amended: 522.01

Airworthiness Manual Chapter 533 - Aircraft Engines

Sections amended: 533.87(c)(5) - correction

2016-2 summary of amendments

Airworthiness Manual Chapter 523 - Normal, Utility, Aerobatic and Commuter Category Aeroplanes

Sections amended: 523.3(d); 523.45(h); 523.49(a), (c); 523.51(c); 523.53(c); 523.55; 523.57; 523.59; 523.61; 523.63(c), (d); 523.65(b); 523.67; 523.73; 523.77(b), (c); 523.177; 523.181(b); 523.201(d), (e), (f); 523.203(c); 523.251; 523.253(b), (d); 523.255 - new; 523.561(e); 523.562(a), (b), (c)(5)(ii) ; 523.571(d); 523.629(b), (c); 523.703; 523.735(e); 523.777(d); 523.807(e)(3); 523.831(c), (d); 523.841; 523.853(d)(2); 523.856 - new; 523.903(b)(3); 523.1165(f); 523.1193(g); 523.1195(a), (a)(2); 523.1197; 523.1199; 523.1201; 523.1301; 523.1303(c); 523.1309; 523.1310 - new; 523.1311(a)(5), (a)(6), (a)(7), (b); 523.1323(e); 523.1331(c); 523.1353(h); 523.1431(a); 523.1443; 523.1445(c); 523.1447(g); 523.1505(c); 523.1545(d); 523.1555(d)(3); 523.1559(d); 523.1563(d); 523.1567(e); 523.1583(c); 523.1585(f); 523.1587(d); Appendix F.

Standard 573 - Approved Maintenance Organizations

Sections amended: 573.06(6) - typo, French only

Standard 625 - Aircraft Equipment and Maintenance Standard

Sections amended: Appendix C, 10.(c) - typo, English only

Standards not yet in force

Standard 322 - Airports

Airworthiness Manual Chapter 501 - Annual Airworthiness Information Report (AAIR)

Standard 625 - Aircraft Equipment and Maintenance Standard

Notices and regulation pre-publications recently published in the Canada Gazette, Part I

Planned changes and consultations

Also see the Canadian Aviation Regulation Advisory Council (CARAC) for consultations on regulations and related standards and guidance.

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