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11.1.2 Basic Health

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Medical Clearance
  1. Know that a pilot is not to fly when on any medication unless a medical clearance from DAME has been obtained.
  2. CASR 67.265 Obligation to tell CASA of changes in medical condition.

  3. In this regulation, a reference to a DAME includes, in relation to a medically significant condition that affects a person's vision, a DAO.
  4. If:
    1. the holder of a class 1 medical certificate and a licence:
      1. knows that he or she has a medically significant condition; and
      2. is reckless as to whether the condition has been disclosed to CASA; and
    2. the condition continues for longer than 7 days; and
    3. the condition has the result that his or her ability to do an act authorised by the licence is impaired;
    4. he or she must tell CASA or a DAME about the condition as soon as practicable after the end of the 7 days.
  5. If:
    1. the holder of a class 2 or class 3 medical certificate and a licence:
      1. knows that he or she has a medically significant condition; and
      2. is reckless as to whether the condition has been disclosed to CASA; and
    2. the condition continues for longer than 30 days; and
    3. the condition has the result that his or her ability to do an act authorised by the licence is impaired;
    4. he or she must tell CASA or a DAME about the condition as soon as practicable after the end of the 30 days.

  6. If the holder of a medical certificate and a licence:
    1. knows that he or she has a medically significant condition; and
    2. is reckless as to whether the condition has been disclosed to CASA; and
    3. the condition has the result that his or her ability to do an act authorised by the licence is impaired;
    4. he or she must not do the act until a DAME certifies that the holder can safely do such acts.

      Note: If the holder of a medical certificate tells a DAME about a medically significant condition, and the condition is safety-relevant, the DAME must tell CASA in writing of that fact within 5 working days-see regulation 67.125.