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CIVIL AVIATION SAFETY REGULATIONS 1998 - REG 67.010

Definitions for this Part

             (1)  In this Part:

"clinical psychologist" means a person who:

                     (a)  is registered or licensed as a clinical psychologist under a law of a State or Territory of Australia; or

                     (b)  in the case of a psychologist practising as a clinical psychologist in a country other than Australia--has other qualifications in clinical psychology acceptable to CASA.

"Designated Aviation Medical Examiner's Handbook" means the document called 'Designated Aviation Medical Examiner's Handbook' published by CASA, as in force from time to time.

Note:          The Designated Aviation Medical Examiner's Handbook is available from CASA's website at:

http://www.casa.gov.au/manuals/htm/dame/dame.htm.

"Human Services Department" means the Department administered by the Minister administering the Human Services (Medicare) Act 1973 .

"medically significant condition" includes:

                     (a)  any of the following (no matter how minor):

                              (i)  any illness or injury;

                             (ii)  any bodily infirmity, defect or incapacity;

                            (iii)  any mental infirmity, defect or incapacity;

                            (iv)  any sequela of an illness, injury, infirmity, defect or incapacity mentioned in subparagraph (i), (ii) or (iii); and

                     (b)  any abnormal psychological state; and

                     (c)  drug addiction and drug dependence; and

                     (d)  for a woman--pregnancy and the physiological and psychological consequences of pregnancy or of termination of pregnancy.

"medical practitioner" means a person entitled to practise as a medical practitioner under a law of a State or Territory or under a law of a Contracting State.

medical standard 1 means the standard set out in table 67.150.

medical standard 2 means the standard set out in table 67.155.

medical standard 3 means the standard set out in table 67.160.

"relevant examination" means an examination or test of, or in relation to, a person for the purpose of finding out whether the person meets the relevant medical standard for the issue to him or her of a medical certificate.

"relevant medical standard" means:

                     (a)  for a class 1 medical certificate--medical standard 1; and

                     (b)  for a class 2 medical certificate--medical standard 2; and

                     (c)  for a class 3 medical certificate--medical standard 3.

"specialist medical practitioner" means a medical practitioner who has:

                     (a)  postgraduate qualifications in a recognised medical specialty entitling him or her to be recognised as a specialist medical practitioner by the Human Services Department or by the public hospital service or public health service of a State or Territory of Australia; or

                     (b)  in the case of a medical practitioner practising in a country other than Australia--other postgraduate qualifications in the specialty acceptable to CASA.

"specialist psychiatrist" means a medical practitioner who has:

                     (a)  postgraduate qualifications in psychiatry entitling him or her to be recognised as a specialist psychiatrist by the Human Services Department or by the public hospital service or public health service of a State or Territory of Australia; or

                     (b)  in the case of a psychiatrist practising in a country other than Australia--other postgraduate qualifications in psychiatry acceptable to CASA.

             (2)  In this Part, a mention of a medically significant condition (other than pregnancy, a consequence of pregnancy or the termination of a pregnancy) includes both such a condition that is congenital and one that is the result of injury or illness.



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