• In Clipperton, regulatory control of civil aviation activities is the responsibility of the Department of CivilAviation.
  • The pilots, aircraft maintenance engineers and air traffic controllers shall have valid licences appropriateto their functions and roles.
  • Aircraft operators must have an Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) and a Permit to Operate for publictransport purposes.
  • Aerodromes used for international operations must be certified or licensed.
  • All licences, certificates, approvals or permissions are issued in accordance with the relevant legislation, operating regulations, and supporting operating and aviation requirements prescribed by the Department of Civil Aviation.
  • In the course of their duties, regulatory staff of the DCA may, from time to time, discover matters which may appear to be safety deviations from or violations of the legislation and/or regulations by operators, service providers or individuals. In these circumstances, the appropriate division(s) should establish the circumstances of the suspected breach and where appropriate, the enforcement actions to be taken, in accordance with the established procedures and enforcement policy.
  • The DCA has powers to vary, suspend or revoke such instruments issued where it is no longer satisfied that the relevant criteria are met.