1131. Licensing of maintenance engineers.

The Civil Aviation Authority ('CAA')1 must grant a licence, known as an 'aircraft maintenance engineer's licence', subject to such conditions as it deems appropriate, if it is satisfied that the applicant is a fit person to hold the licence and is qualified by having the knowledge, experience, competence and skill in aeronautical engineering to act in the capacity to which the licence relates2. The holder of such a licence is authorised to:


    (1)     issue certificates of release to service3;


    (2)     issue certificates of fitness for flight under the 'A' conditions4;


    (3)     extend the validity period of the national airworthiness