|Primary Legislation:||Civil Aviation Act s27L|
|Secondary Legislation:||Not applicable|
|Form:||Application for Review of Medical Certification Decision(external link)|
|Action by:||Applicant and Medical Examiner conducting assessment|
The Act (s27L) provides an applicant with the ability to seek a review by the convener of a decision made in relation to a Medical Certificate. Those decisions which can be reviewed by the Convener are specified in the Act (s27L).
To initiate a review the applicant must apply directly to the Convener, within 20 working days of the decision to be reviewed, in writing. For this reason the ME should promptly forward their decision to the applicant.
A form Application for Review of Medical Certification Decision is available on the Ministry of Transport website.
This application must be sent to the address below and not to the CAA as the review is independent from CAA.
c/ Ministry of Transport
PO Box 3175
The ME should inform the applicant of this right of review when declining to issue a Medical Certificate or imposing conditions or restrictions. Natural justice requires this communication to be done promptly to allow the applicant to lodge an application within the time limitation.