Canadian Aviation Regulations
602.153 (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall operate a Chapter 2 aeroplane that was imported into Canada after August 1, 1995, unless the aeroplane
(a) is operated only for the purpose of northern operations and no Canadian aeroplane is available that is suitable for operation on a gravel runway;
(b) is operated as a replacement for an aeroplane that was included as part of the operator’s original base level and that was removed from service and was not transferred to another operator; or
(c) was imported from the United States and the operator meets the applicable requirements respecting the phase-in of Chapter 3 aeroplanes set out in Part 91 of the Federal Aviation Regulations.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of a Chapter 2 aeroplane that is owned by a Canadian operator and that was leased to a foreign operator on August 1, 1995, where the aeroplane
(a) was reported to the Minister in writing as part of the operator’s original base level pursuant to subsection 6(1) of the Order; and
(b) is returned to Canada not later than six months after the date of the expiration of the lease agreement or of any extensions thereof.
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