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Suspension of medical certificates

  1. In case of doubt concerning the medical fitness of the holder of a medical certificate the Director may determine that the person involved shall again have to take a complete or partial medical examination, while furthermore the validity of that medical certificate may be suspended;
  2. The validity of a medical certificate can also be suspended in case of a temporary or permanent rejection on medical grounds;
  3. The person holding the medical certificate shall be informed of a suspension by registered letter stating the reasons;
  4. The person involved shall be obligated to hand over to the Director the medical certificate in his possession within eight days after the date of sending the notification intended;
  5. In the cases in which the medical fitness of the person involved allows it, the Director shall provide the person involved with a new medical certificate of a lower class, than the one subject to the suspension;
  6. A suspension may be lifted in the following cases:
    1. if the medical examination intended in the first paragraph has been passed successfully;
    2. by revocation of the medical certificate;
  7. After the lifting of the suspension, other than by revocation of the medical certificate, the person involved shall receive a new medical certificate.
  1. A licence, endorsement or medical certificate shall be revoked if the holder has lost the skills for exercising the privileges mentioned in the document as appears from the results of a medical examination or examination;
  2. A licence, endorsement or medical certificate may be revoked if the holder has made a statement contrary to the truth or has provided incorrect data at the medical examination and/or examination, at the issue or the renewal of the period of validity of the licence and/or endorsement;
  3. A licence can be revoked in case of proven misconduct, recklessness or excessive negligence. The holder of the licence shall be notified in writing stating the reasons;
  4. The person involved shall be obligated to hand over to the Director all the licences and or certificates of validation in his possession on which a licence or endorsement is mentioned which has been revoked and/or all medical certificates in his possession within eight days after the date of sending the notification intended;
  5. The person who has been denied the privilege to manipulate the controls of an aircraft by judgement of the court, shall be equally obligated to hand over to the Director all licences, certificates of validation and medical certificates in his possession within eight days after he has taken cognisance of the judgement or after it can be reasonably assumed that he has taken cognisance thereof.
  1. The validity term of a pilot licence is 24 months;
  2. The validity term of an IR endorsement is 12 months;
  3. The validity term of an FI, IRI or TRI endorsement is 24 months;
  4. The validity of all other endorsements is determined by the validity of the pilot licence on which the endorsement is made;
  5. The privileges originating in a pilot licence or an endorsement will only be valid for those aircraft or starting methods for which the holder of that licence holds a rating.

All civil aircrafts should take off and land on a place designated for such reasons unless the Minister has given an exemption.

The holder of a CPL or ATPL having reached 60 years of age, shall not be authorised to act as an aircraft pilot on commercial flights;

  1. Airworthiness Certificates are effective for 12 (twelve) months unless sooner surrendered, suspended or revoked, or a special termination date is otherwise established by the Authority
    (1) A special flight permit is valid for the period of time specified in the permit.
    (2) A Certificate of Airworthiness shall be renewed or shall remain valid,  subject to the laws of the State of Registry
  2. When an aircraft imported for registration in Suriname has a Certificate of Airworthiness issued by another Contracting State, Suriname may, as an alternative to issuance of its own Certificate of Airworthiness, establish validity by suitable authorisation to be carried with the former Certificate of Airworthiness accepting it as the equivalent of a Certificate of Airworthiness issued by Suriname. The validity of the authorisation shall not extend beyond the period of validity of the Certificate of Airworthiness or one year, whichever is less.
  1. In case of doubt concerning the skills of the holder of a licence, the Director may determine that the person involved has to take the complete or partial examination again, while furthermore the validity of one or more licences and/or one or more endorsements may be suspended;
  2. The validity of one or more licences and/or one or more endorsements may also be suspended in the following cases, namely:
    1.pending the investigation of an aeroplane disaster;
    2.in case of proven misconduct, recklessness or excessive negligence;
    3.if the holder has acted in contradiction to his privileges;
  3. The person involved shall be informed of a suspension by registered letter stating the reasons;
  4. The person involved shall be obligated to hand over to the Director all licences or certificates of validation in his possession on which a suspended licence or endorsement is indicated within eight days after the date of sending the notification intended;
  5. In the cases in which the suspension is limited to one or more endorsements mentioned on the licence or certificate of validation, the Director shall provide the person involved with a new licence or certificate of validation with the mention of all endorsements which are not subject to the suspension;
  6. A suspension may be lifted in the following cases:
    if the examination intended in the first paragraph has been passed successfully;
    if the person involved has the required additional experience;
    by revoking the licence and/or endorsement;
  7. After the lifting of the suspension, other than by revocation, the person involved shall receive a new licence or certificate of validation.
  1. Owned by a natural citizen, an individual citizen of a foreign State who is lawfully admitted for permanent residence in Suriname, a corporation lawfully organized and doing business under the laws of Suriname, or a government entity of Suriname; or
  2. Owned by a foreign organisation and is being leased or leased-purchased by a natural citizen, an individual citizen of a foreign State who is lawfully admitted for permanent residence in Suriname, a corporation lawfully organized and doing business under the laws of Suriname, or a government entity of Suriname, and
  3. Not registered under the laws of any foreign country