4. The principal Order is amended by inserting, immediately after paragraph 8, the following paragraph:
—(1) No person shall engage in the maintenance of ––
a Singapore aircraft; or
any aircraft component fitted or to be fitted to a Singapore aircraft,
unless he has obtained from the Chief Executive a certificate or other form of written approval in respect of the maintenance of the aircraft or aircraft component, or unless the Chief Executive has notified that no certificate or approval is required, either generally or in a particular case.
(2) The Chief Executive may, subject to such conditions as he thinks fit, issue a certificate or other form of written approval under this paragraph to an applicant therefor who has —
made his application in such form and manner, and provided such information, as may be specified in the Singapore Airworthiness Requirements (SAR);
furnished with his application such other information as the Chief Executive may require; and
satisfied the Chief Executive that he is, or will be, able to carry out the maintenance to which the application relates in a satisfactory manner in accordance with the Singapore Airworthiness Requirements (SAR).
(3) The Chief Executive may, at any time, for the purpose of ascertaining whether the maintenance of a Singapore aircraft or any aircraft component fitted or to be fitted thereto is being or will be carried out in a satisfactory manner —
inspect the aircraft or aircraft component that is being or that is to be maintained, or any other relevant aircraft material;
inspect any process or system carried on by, any record maintained by or any document in the possession of, the person carrying out or who intends to carry out the maintenance of such Singapore aircraft or aircraft component; and
require the applicant for or holder of the certificate or approval to furnish to the Chief Executive such evidence as he may require of —
the qualifications and competence of the applicant for or holder of the certificate or approval or of the employees of the applicant for or holder of the certificate or approval;
the facilities, including suppliers’ or sub-contractors’ facilities, at the disposal of the applicant for or holder of the certificate or approval; or
the maintenance data, documents or reports in connection with the activities to which the certificate or approval relates.
(4) The holder of a certificate or an approval issued under this paragraph shall, at all times, comply with the conditions contained in such certificate or approval.”.